Posted on 06.10.2020 by Aaron Grimes

TYKMA Electrox Systems Are Ideal for Laser Marking Pipes and Tubing

Last Updated on Mar 13, 2024

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In the oil and gas industry and other fields, laser engraving pipes and tubes is crucial for product identification and tracking, and the laser marking systems from TYKMA Electrox make it easy to create permanent marks on tubes, pipes, and more.

The Importance of Laser Marking Steel Pipes and Tubes

By laser engraving tubes and steel pipes with a TYKMA Electrox system, you are enabling the construction and assembly processes to go as planned. A pipe or tube with an easy-to-read, permanent mark ensures traceability of the workpiece throughout the entire duration of the project.

In the oil and gas industry, common markings for workpieces include:

By laser marking steel pipes or tubes, the resulting workpieces can be easily and quickly identified in oilfields, manufacturing plants, or construction sites by operatives who need the information quickly.

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Finding the Right System for Laser Marking Tubes and Pipes

Workpieces used in the oil and gas industry have to undergo some of the harshest environmental conditions. Therefore, laser markings on these items need to be long-lasting, deep, and very durable. When laser engraving pipes or tubes with a TYKMA Electrox system, you can expect the markings to withstand the harsh conditions they will need to endure.

To make laser marking pipes and tubes as easy as possible, we offer complete support services for all of our laser engraving workstations. Our technicians are always ready to help, whether you need assistance with machine setup, training, troubleshooting, or general upkeep.

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The Advantages of Laser Engraving Tubes and Pipes with a TYKMA Electrox System

Workstations from TYKMA Electrox are fast, reliable, and equipped with high-powered MOPA fiber laser engines. Additional features of our systems for laser marking steel pipes include:

  • Calibration and maintenance-free
  • Air-cooled
  • No lamps, water cooling, or alignments required
  • Up to a 100,000-hour lifespan
  • Compact machine footprint
  • Energy-efficient operations
  • Cutting-edge capabilities for engraving, marking, and etching
  • User-friendly controls
  • Backed by industry-leading warranties

Workstations for Laser Engraving Steel Pipes and Tubes

If you’re in need of a reliable and efficient workstation for laser engraving steel pipes, you can rely on a TYKMA Electrox system. Some of the workstations we offer for laser marking tubes and pipes include:

Unsure which system is right for your application? When you partner with us, our team of industry experts will work closely with you to find the perfect system for your application requirements.

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Our Workstations Are Ideal for Laser Engraving Tubing and More

Laser engraving machines from TYKMA Electrox are extremely versatile and can be used in various fields. In addition to laser engraving tubes and pipes in the oil and gas sector, our workstations can be utilized in all of the following industries:

Laser Marking Pipes and Other Materials

In addition to laser engraving steel pipes in the oil and gas industry, our laser engraving machines can effectively handle a wide range of materials for diverse projects. These include:

Answering Your FAQs About Laser Marking Pipes and Tubing

How durable are the markings on laser engraving tubes and pipes?

As stated previously, materials in the oil and gas industry need to withstand harsh conditions. Our markings are highly durable and resistant to scratches, chemicals, and environmental factors, ensuring long-lasting reliability in limitless applications.

Are you able to mark curved or other irregular surfaces?

Yes! Particularly applicable when it comes to laser marking pipes, our laser marking systems are capable of marking curved and irregular surfaces with precision.

What are the advantages of using laser marking over other methods?

Laser marking pipes and tubes offers several advantages over alternative methods. This includes contactless operation, flexibility via customization, and the ability to achieve finer details in your material, which are all important factors in the oil and gas industry.

Can you provide custom solutions for specific marking requirements?

Absolutely! We specialize in providing customized laser marking solutions tailored to the unique needs of our customers, including specialized marking heads and automation options to meet specific application requirements.

What factors should be considered when choosing a laser marking system for pipes and tubing?

When choosing a system for laser engraving tubes and pipes, consider factors such as your marking requirements, part size, facility orientation, and material compatibility. Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to helping you throughout this process, so be sure to reach out to us with any questions.

Are there any materials I should avoid when laser engraving tubes and pipes?

While our laser engraving systems are versatile and can work with a wide range of materials, there are some materials that you would want to avoid. These include PVC, PVB, Teflon, carbon fibers, artificial leather, and any materials containing halogens, epoxy, or resin. This is due to the toxic gases and carcinogens that can be released from them during marking.

I need high-volume production for laser marking tubes. Which workstation would be best?

The Zetalase™ Duo Dial Index Laser Marking System is designed for high-volume production and features a two-position index table that provides maximum laser engraving output.

In Need of a Workstation for Laser Engraving Pipes and Tubes? Contact Us Today!

TYKMA Electrox is a leading supplier of laser marking systems for the oil and gas industry. If you are searching for a reliable and efficient system for laser engraving tubing and pipes, contact our team today. We’re ready to work with you!

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