Thanks to industrial and government regulations regarding clearly legible product and part identification, the processes of laser marking, laser etching and laser engraving are increasing in popularity.
All three of these laser services provide a permanent marking solution, fulfilling regulations and adding distinction to your products and parts.
But what sets them apart?
While the three techniques may seem similar, there are actually quite a few differences between them.
The differences between laser marking, laser engraving, and laser etching [...]
If your manufacturing company is in need of a laser marking system, there are many things to keep in mind prior to purchasing. Primarily, it is important to know which marking system is the most valuable for your industry’s application. Additionally, each of our laser marking machines offer different functionality and will produce varying types of marks.
To determine which of our laser marking systems would be the best fit for your company’s production needs, [...]
Check out this new video showcasing our laser etching, engraving and marking capabilities. From removing anodized coating to burning steel, annealing medical devices and deep engraving in a variety of materials, TYKMA Electrox fiber lasers can do it all!
In the application shown below, we are able to achieve black contrast on white ABS plastic with our MOPA fiber laser.
Laser etching on some plastics can be difficult and various levels of contrast can be achieved depending on the type of plastic and the laser parameters utilized during the marking process. To achieve optimum contrast, the laser must melt or burn only the surface layer of the plastic. This type of laser engraving is [...]
Traceability is highly important in automotive component manufacturing. By permanently identifiying the components with laser marking, the manufacturer is able to track the component throughout its life cycle. Using laser marking, manufacturers are able to permanently mark 2D or Datamatrix codes, serial numbers, part numbers, date codes and more.
Automotive companies are driven to utilize part traceability as their industry strives for increased safety and reliability from their vehicles. In the event of a component failure or recall, the manufacture [...]