Faceting Machines – Comparison Chart


NAME Adjustments easy to read, painted or engraved Variable Speed Splash Pan Protractor precision & reliability Torque & RPM Lap Size 8” 6” or both Size & Weight Price of Accessories Customer Serivce Overall Ease of Use How Complete when Purchased Overall Construction & Size Over all quality for money
Lee Small, engraved Yes Very good, needs Notch Small, hard to read 1/8 HP Torque OK 8” ? Shp wt. 32 lbs. Fair N/A Fair No laps or light Very Good 7.5 by 16” Excellent
Facetron Painted/ Digital Yes after thought need notch Excellent Fair Torque, 1/3 HP, 1200 RPM 35 lbs. approx. Fair Could Improve Good No laps or light Very Sturdy Excellent
Ultra Tec* Very Clear & Engraved/paint Yes neoprene removable hooks down Easy to read Torque fair 1500 RPM 8″ Shp wt. 32 lbs. Very Expensive Good Excellent No laps, light, water container Head good, mast excellent Excellent but expensive
Raytech engraved/enameled/easy/no mast Yes plastic, weak needs notch Acceptable 50-500 RPM Can slow with finger 6″ Shp wt. 35 lbs. Fair Could Improve Easy with all accessories Depends on price paid Passable construction Fair could improve
Xristalite Tec-87** engraved/enameled easy to read Yes excellent easy

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