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New Product Review

Chip off the Ole Touch Off Block

Materials in some applications are too sensitive to be engraved using a nosecone. Additionally, by using a touch-off block, variable engraving depths in processes such as multiple-pass and grid cut-out can be easily accomplished without manually adjusting cutter depths between passes.

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Productivity Corner

Economic Recession = Economic Opportunity

Fight back the impact of a recession on your engraving business by being pro-active. Here are 5 areas to focus on.

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Applications

Copy Input

Software feature Copy Input goes to the heart of why XGW-32 is such a powerful and productive text handling software for engraving applications. Here is a step by step way to use this feature and make your job easier.

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Meet Xenetech

Distributor Focus

While the University of Tennessee Volunteers football team is not having a good year, this Xenetech distributor and Vol fan is having a banner year on Rocky Top. Learn more about Xenetech Distributor Glen Taylor and Entergraphics.

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Ask Customer Service

Common Questions for Everyday Users

Knowledge is Power

Ben Rosenstein - Xenetech Senior Tech Support RepresentativeI wanted to say thank you to everyone that has expressed appreciation for our new knowledgebase. We have worked hard on it. We want the tool to grow and continue to be be helpful, so if there is something you would like to see, or can not find, please let us know. - Ben Rosenstein, Senior Technical Support

 

Bucks and Bangs

Gary McNatt, Xenetech Technical Support RepresentativeI regularly talk to customers who would like to increase productivity but want to wait before buying a new machine. I want you to know that older machines can often be retrofitted with the newest electronics and sofware, and all without the expense of a whole new engraving system. - Gary McNatt, Technical Support

 

Focusing on the Issues Jason Minton, Xenetech Technical Service Representative

When auto focusing an XL laser you may notice that the engraving table does not come into contact with the focus plunger before going down to the focal position. If this occurs the laser can not utilize optimum focal power and you will lose a majority of your performance. To solve this, remove all material from the laser’s engraving table and move the lens carriage out of the top left corner. Under the service menu, select “TABLE HOME” and then “RESET TABLE.” The table will now raise up to engage the auto focus plunger and will lower to the correct focal position. - Jason Minton, Technical Support