Product Review, Ultra Tec Faceting Machine
Ultra Tec Faceting Machine Review . The Ultra Tec has been referred to as the BMW of faceting machines. We had 1 tested by 3 people who own other brands.
18 Minute Read
The Ultra Tec has been referred to as the BMW of faceting machines. We had one tested by three people who own other brands. Overall, everyone was impressed with the quality and accuracy of the machine. Only one of the evaluators was firmly convinced that his machine was clearly preferable to the Ultra Tec. The main objections had to do with how some of the adjustments are made and the difficulty cleaning the machine.
To get an accurate evaluation, the IGS had a new Ultra Tec sent to three experienced faceters who use other types of machines. Then the same review form was filled out by an Ultra Tec user. We found that each evaluator had their own opinions. Sometimes they contradict each other, which shows how subjective this kind of review can be.
Rather than apply a numerical value to their answers as Consumer Reports does, we are printing the entire text of their reports. A full report takes more time to read, but it conveys a lot more information. For anyone looking to invest a substantial amount of money in a faceting machine, this should be of great value.
We chose the following people to…
International Gem Society
Faceting Machine Comparison Chart
Common Causes for Contaminated Laps
Buying a Faceting Machine
Several Ways to Clean Dops
Rubellite Tourmaline Value, Price, and Jewelry Information
Ten Rare and Expensive Engagement Ring Stones
Eight Famous Sapphires and the Stories Behind Them
How to Dry Opals Safely
When you join the IGS community, you get trusted diamond & gemstone information when you need it.
Get started with the International Gem Society’s free guide to gemstone identification. Join our weekly newsletter & get a free copy of the Gem ID Checklist!