As laser technology continues to advance, laser machines such as cutters, etchers, and engravers are becoming more accessible to the consumer market every day. Individual artists and craftsmen and small business owners are beginning to take advantage of this technology, which has historically been available only to industrial facilities and large businesses. Those who are interested in finding out how they may be able to benefit from purchasing an affordable laser machine can read on to find a few tips for purchasing the right machine.

Think About Application First

The first question artists and small business owners should ask themselves is what they intend to use their new laser machines to produce, as it will help them to decide whether a CO2 laser or a fiber laser will be better suited to meet their needs. For example, while an artist who wants to mass-produce reproductions of his or her work …