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What makes up a good tattoo machine kits?

Have you ever consider why every tattoo shop using different tattoo machine kits?
People who make tattoo be like a rock star? Sadly, tattooing is not that simple. Let’s look at what makes up a tattoo machine kit and how the small differences in parts effect its overall function.

Tattoo Power Supply
Tattoo power supply in many shapes and sizes. Almost any tattoo equipment will run on a standard desktop DC power. Power will have quite different price ranges from $ 40 - $ 400.
The exact specification of the power supply is match a lot of tattoo. All you need is an uninterrupted supply of DC voltage. Some power supply with some additional features, such as a digital readout, can be measured in volts, frequency, duty cycle, more.
When increasing the number of power on your power supply, the needles don't go up and down any faster, the magnetic field is enhancement, which draws the needle down harder and allows the skin to be punctured more easily. Which enables the ink to penetrate the skin surface faster.

Coils of tattoo
The magnetic field generated by the coil moving armature bars. The coil is usually assessed by the number of parcels or around the core wire layer. The tattoo machine usually used three different types of coils. 8, 10, and 12 wrap.
The 8 wrap coil is used mostly when doing an outline with a 1,3,4, and a 5 needle outliner. when doing larger outline work, it is not recommend to use an 8 wrap coil outliner machine, such as 8 or 14 needle outline. You would have to increase the voltage by turning the power supply up, which would in effect increase amperage. When you increase amperage more power is being used and an 8 wrap coil is small to dissipate the heat. This condition would make the tattoo machine run hotter and possibly cause the machine timing to break up, causing an uneven outline.When you are going to use a 8 or 14 needle outliner, I would recommend using a 10 wrap coil tattoo machine.

Tattoo Housing
A tattoo equipment kits with beautiful appearance, can be very different. When you select the construction of a machine, we must be careful to choose the right material. All tattoo machine with 99.9% of the solid metal framework. The metal frame not only provides structural support for the machine, but conducts the electric current.
Some tattoo machines use a bulky frame, and very minimal light design. The choice of tattoo equipment kit is really up to you and your personal style.

Tattoo Springs
Springs used to hold down the both ends of armature bar. To move the needle when the magnetic filed is cycled off. Different spring lengths, size, and weights are all have to be considered when choosing your springs. Just like every other aspect of your tattoo machine, what spring you choose will be unique to your situation and design. Changing springs will affect the performance of the armature bar which drives your needles. Finding the perfect springs will be a long process.

There is a capacitor placed parallel with the coils. The purpose for the capacitor is to both cut down the spark generated by the magnetic field turning on and off, and to balance the frequency of the circuit. What does that mean and how does it work?
To keep it simple you must know that changing the capacitor value will change the performance of the tattoo machine.  If you are keeping your voltage at constant, changing the value of the capacitor will cause the tattoo machine to run faster.

Tattoo Needles
As to a tattoo machine, needles are the end of the line.  A tattoo needle is actually a group of needles soldered to a needle bar, gathering together in a pattern. Round patterns are used for outlining, while shaders are usually arranged in straight lines. The exact number and configuration of needles is dependent on what the tattooist is trying to accomplish.
Some tattooist make needles by their own, while others prefer to buy manufactured needles from tattoo supply companies. Which depend on your own choice.

A good tattoo machine should be well balanced and tuned to the persons need and skill. Each machine will run different than another.  With a well balanced machine you should have the tool that can improve your skills. Handmade tattoo machines are usually have superior quality than machine made by production line, since the craftsmanship and attention to detail is much better.

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 21 October, 2012.