DE-3 desktop engraver

INTUITIVE AND INTELLIGENT ENGRAVING

 

Model shown with optional centre vice

NEW DE-3 Desktop Engraver

The DE-3 desktop engraver is the result of over 30 years of innovation in engraving technology, delivering impressive versatility and fast, user-friendly automated production.
With laser-pointing technology, ethernet connectivity, automatic depth regulation and other intelligent features, the DE-3 is the ideal turnkey engraving solution for producing precise text and graphics onto a huge range of materials and objects.

Discover A World of Engraving Applications with the DE-3

Whether you are a sign-maker, equipment manufacturer or awards and gift supplier, the DE-3 desktop engraver is ideally suited to engrave an impressive variety of giftware, signage, trophies, tools and industrial products. The DE-3’s integrated safety cover and user-friendly operation also make it ideal for use within retail environments.

Engrave onto a range of plastics and composite materials, including PCB circuit boards.

Engrave names and graphics onto acrylic awards and signs with the versatility of the DE-3.

In-store personalisation has never been more popular. With the DE-3 you can offer unique personalised products to increase the profitability of your existing product line. Engrave onto silver, gold and other metals to create profitable personalised giftware.

Add text and graphics onto plaques and signs with crisp, clean precision, and without the surface burning that laser engravers produce.

Personalise industrial tools, nameplates and safety signs in metal, plastic and other materials. 

Create durable tactile and Braille signage. 

Hand-held control for the DE-3 engraving device

Hand-Held Control

Without the need for a computer, you can quickly select machine options such as spindle speed and one-touch machine cleaning. Engraving job data can be sent from your computer and stored in the controller after the PC is disconnected.
Screenshot of Dr. Engrave Plus software included with the DE-3 engraver

New Software and Open Architecture

The DE-3 is open source technology that works out-of-the-box with all popular engraving software, industry standard tools, and materials. Also included with the DE-3 is Dr. Engrave Plus software that offers new user advantages.

  • Now supports AI files and standard graphic/vector data
  • Newly added levelling and drilling functions enable standard text engraving as well as surface levelling and hole drilling
  • Retains handy template functions and Excel and CSV databases for fast engraving of serial data jobs

Additional Features

A compact desktop device which performs like a production class engraver.
Additional centre vice available to securely hold irregular objects such as hip flasks, compact mirrors, spectacle frames and more.
Small footprint device with generous 305 mm (X) x 230 mm (Y) x 40 mm (Z) work area, to fit comfortably into office, classroom, workshop and retail environments.
Clean and safe engraving solution with a fully-enclosed engraving operation.

DE-3
Work table size  305 mm x 230 mm
Maximum work area (Work envelope) X, Y, Z:305 mm × 230 mm × 40 mm 
XYZ axis drive system Stepper motor, 3-axis simultaneous control
Operating speed XY axis: 0.1-60 mm/sec.
Z axis: 0.1-30 mm/sec.
Software resolution 0.01 mm/step
Mechanical resolution XYZ-axis: 0.00125 mm/step
Spindle motor Brushless DC Motor
Spindle speed 5000-20000 rpm
Tool loading Cutter Holder, Collet Type
Maximum material thickness 40 mm(38 mm when using the nose cone)
Connection USB or Ethernet (10 BASE-T/ 100 BASE-TX)
Machine language RML-1
Power supply Voltage and frequency AC 100 to 240V ±10%, 50/60 Hz (overvoltage category: II, IEC 60664-1)
Rated current 1.0 A
Power consumption 80 W
Operating noise During operation 60 dB(or less)
During standby 40 dB(or less)
External dimensions 616 mm × 587 mm × 390 mm
Machine weight

35 kg

Installation environment Indoor use, altitude: 2000 m or less, Temperature 5 to 40 °C, humidity 35 to 80% (no condensation), Environment pollution degree 2  
Included items DGSHAPE software package CD, Power cable, Power adapter, USB cable, Nose cone unit (resin / metal components), Nose unit set screw (fixing screw, spring), Spare set screw (for cutter holder), Solid collet (∅ 3.175 mm), Spanner wrench, Hex wrench, Hex driver, Adhesive sheet, Dust collector adapter, Setup Guide
Specifications, designs and dimensions listed may be subject to change without notice.
Cutters
 Item  Model  Description

Engraving cutters
(for plastic)

ZEC-A2013
Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.127 mm (W)
ZEC-A2025 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.254 mm (W)
ZEC-A2051 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.508 mm (W)
ZEC-A2076 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.762 mm (W)
ZEC-A4013 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.127 mm (W)
ZEC-A4025 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.254 mm (W)
ZEC-A4051 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.508 mm (W)
ZEC-A4076 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.762 mm (W)
Engraving cutters
(for aluminum or brass)
ZEC-A2013-BAL Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.13 mm (W)
ZEC-A2025-BAL Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.25 mm (W)
ZEC-A4013-BAL Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.13 mm (W)
ZEC-A4025-BAL Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.25 mm (W)

Parallel engraving cutters
(for plastic)

ZEC-A2150 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 1.52 mm (W)
ZEC-A2190  Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 1.91 mm (W)
ZEC-A2230 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 2.29 mm (W)
ZEC-A2320 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 3.175 mm (W)
ZEC-A4150 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 1.52 mm (W)
ZEC-A4190 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 1.91 mm (W)
ZEC-A4230 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 2.29 mm (W) 
ZEC-A4320 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 3.175 mm (W)
ZEC-A4380 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 3.81 mm (W)
ZEC-A4430 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 4.34 mm (W)
Quarter round cutters
(for plastic)
ZEC-A2013-QR Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.13 mm (W)
ZEC-A2025-QR Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.25 mm (W)
ZEC-A4013-QR Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.13 mm (W)
ZEC-A4025-QR Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.25 mm (W)
 Diamond engraving cutters  ZDC-A2000 Diamond dia. = 3.175 mm x 127 mm (L)
 ZDC-A4000 Diamond dia. = 4.36 mm x 178 mm (L)
dia. = shank diameter, L = overall length, W = blade width, unit = mm
All 4.36 diameter tools require ZC-E436 Collet
Other Accessories and Consumables
 Item  Model  Description

Collets for end-mill

ZC-23
Diameter 6 mm, 5 mm, 4 mm, and 3 mm collets: 1 pc. each
ZC-23-3 Diameter 3 mm collet: 1 pc.
ZC-23-4 Diameter 4 mm collet: 1 pc.
ZC-23-6 Diameter 6 mm collet: 1 pc.
ZC-23-3175 Diameter 3.175 mm collet: 1 pc.
ZC-23-6.35 Diameter 6.35 mm collet: 1 pc.
Collet for 4.36 diameter cutters ZC-E436 Diameter 4.36 mm collet: 1 pc.

Nose cone

ZDN-200 (Metal) Inner diameter 2 mm, outer diameter 4.2 mm, for engraving text
DN-500R (Plastic) Inner diameter 5 mm, outer diameter 8 mm, for engraving text
Spindle unit ZS-35S Replacement spindle unit
Adhesive sheet for securing material AS-10 210 mm x 140 mm, 10 sheets
Centre vice ZV-23CS Loadable material using jig for nameplate:
152 mm (X) x 148 mm (Y), and 35 mm (H)
Loadable material using jig for either pen or tube:
90 mm (X) x 146 mm (Y), and Max 20 mm thick
T-slot table ZTT-35 Table size: 292 mm (X) x 220 mm (Y)
Dimensions: 355 mm (W) x 230 mm (D) x 40 mm (H)

Warranty and Support

DGSHAPE by Roland ensures that your machine is always up and running with a 1-year warranty plus support from a network of dedicated dealers and certified service engineers. From our helpful customer support team to an abundance of training and education, Roland cares about your customer needs before and after your machine purchase.

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DGSHAPE by Roland further delivers on this reliability promise but also improves user experience, making it incredibly easy for labs and clinics to produce high quality, cost-effective dental prosthetics while improving workflow efficiencies.