Term of the Week

The Term of the Week is a weekly feature where A&E turns to industry experts to define common tools, processes, language, etc. used in the awards, engraving, and personalization industry, including terminology within the business realm. Contact A&E's digital content editor, Julia Schroeder, if you're interested in contributing and for an opportunity to be featured in our daily eNewsletter. 

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Get your still-usable sandcarving abrasive back with this gadget.
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What is RIP software?
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How are inlays created?
cap layer engravable sheet material laser engraving awards plastic
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What exactly is the cap layer for engravable sheet material?
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What makes up a bitmap image?
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How is a clamshell used for sublimation?
Gravotech profiling award
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What is profiling and what does it have to do with lasers?
Rowmark ply laminated material laser engraving
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There are different layers to this definition.
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What is photoresist film?
laser engraving speed settings kern laser systems
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How does the speed affect engraving?

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