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  1. Salute to Edie Fontaine

    Salute to Edie Fontaine

    June 14, 2019
    Salute to our lovely Edie Fontaine, Technical Sales Specialist for IKONICS Imaging and IKONART. In honor of the United States Army’s official birthday today, we’re recognizing one of IKONICS’ finest! “I am a proud to say I love the USA...
  2. Customer Appreciation Two Week Extravaganza: June 17-28

    Customer Appreciation Two Week Extravaganza: June 17-28

    June 14, 2019
    June is all about our customers. It’s time to recognize you, our loyal fans and followers! As a way to say thank you for your support and business, we’re throwing a Customer Appreciation Two Week Sale June 17-28, 2019. Help...
  3. Multi-Stage on Clear Glass

    Multi-Stage on Clear Glass

    June 12, 2019
    There are three kinds of stage carving techniques for sandcarving: single stage, double stage, and multi-stage. When you use your sandcarving system to do a multi-stage carve, you are able to transform two-dimensional graphics into beautiful three-dimensional pieces of art...
  4. June 2019

    June 2019

    June 4, 2019
    June Newsletter Who's ready for summer? Summer is so close we can almost taste it here in Duluth. As our trade show schedule slows down a bit and the days get longer, we still have plenty on our plate... and...
  5. Behind-The-Scenes With The Doctor

    Behind-The-Scenes With The Doctor

    May 30, 2019
    IKONICS Imaging is more than just sandcarvers and photoresist film. We have an entire team dedicated to bringing you the best sandcarving products on the market. This month, take a look behind-the-scenes with Darin Jones, Technical Sales Specialist for our...
  6. Inspecting & Replacing CrystalBlast Nozzle

    Inspecting & Replacing CrystalBlast Nozzle

    May 21, 2019
    It is important to replace your sandcarving nozzle after it has worn 1/32” or more. Not only will the worn nozzle use more compressed air, but the abrasive will impact the part more aggressively. As the volume of air and...
  7. Laser Engraving vs. Sandcarving On Glass

    Laser Engraving vs. Sandcarving On Glass

    May 16, 2019
    When it comes to choosing laser engraving or sandcarving on glass, there are multiple factors to consider. Below we break down why you might choose one over the other when it comes to etching glass, crystal, high end awards and...
  8. May 2019

    May 2019

    May 7, 2019
    MAY NEWSLETTER SPRING HAS FINALLY SPRUNG HERE IN DULUTH! As the snow finally starts to melt we dare to dream of summer BBQ's, spending time outdoors and tradeshows in the sun. What are you looking forward to this summer? Check out...
  9. What Materials Can I Sandcarve?

    What Materials Can I Sandcarve?

    May 1, 2019
    Sandcarving is a process which allows you to etch or carve into a wide variety of materials. It may not always be obvious which materials will work for sandcarving, but the general rule of thumb is that if you can scratch...
  10. Top 5 Questions About RapidMask

    Top 5 Questions About RapidMask

    April 23, 2019
    Our RapidMask film is the only sandcarving photoresist film on the market today that requires absolutely no washout. RapidMask films are dry processing and self adhesive films which are by far the most innovative films available. With fine detail halftone...
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