Counterfeiting in Manufacturing: How Big Is the Problem and How to Protect Your Business

Counterfeiting is a problem for a large variety of businesses, with manufacturing being one of the sectors that is most affected by the practice. Our TYKMA Electrox laser marking systems are an ideal way to help your company combat these counterfeiting threats, which we’ll detail below. But first, let’s take a look at the impact counterfeiting is having on manufacturing globally.

The Evolution and History of Laser Marking and Engraving

On our news page, we like to regularly highlight new technologies, trends, and innovations, but we also like to look back at key points in manufacturing history to show how far the field has come. For this post, we thought we’d take a look at the history of laser marking and engraving, addressing the technological leaps that were needed to bring the processes about. Give it a look!

How to Utilize Color Laser Marking in Your Manufacturing Processes

In previous posts, we’ve highlighted the value of incorporating a laser system into your operations, especially when compared to other marking technologies.

The Definitive Guide to MOPA Fiber Lasers

Lasers play an integral role in our society. No doubt one of the most important innovations of modern times, the laser is used across many different industries, including in such diverse fields as automotive, aerospace, medical, oil & gas, electronics and more.

The laser has evolved significantly since Theodore Maiman created the first working system for the technology in 1960, using ruby as a lasing medium that was stimulated with high-energy flashes of intense light [...]

TYKMA Electrox 2018: A Year in Review

2018 has been a huge year for not only TYKMA Electrox, but the laser engraving industry as a whole! From 3D laser marking to our new entry-level brand LaserGear to even lasers in space, 2018 has been a year worth of great new additions to the industry. Keep on reading to get a better idea of the innovations we’ve brought to the field as well as other interesting things within the laser etching market.

What Are the Differences Between Laser Marking, Laser Engraving and Laser Etching

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 [...]

3D Engraving: The Benefits of Incorporating a 3D Laser Engraving System

As we’ve written about in the past, there are a wide variety of benefits to utilizing a laser marking or engraving system. And when compared to other forms of marking and engraving technologies—such as dot peen marking, electrochemical marking, and inkjet marking—laser marking and engraving stands out even more. With this post, we wanted to explore one key aspect of the laser engraving field that’s becoming more and more common, 3D laser engraving. There are […]

How a New Laser-Sensitive Pigment Could Change the Packaging Industry

In yet another example of the diverse capabilities for laser technology, it was recently announced that a company within the packaging industry has teamed with a science and technology company to mark plastic bottle caps with a laser-sensitive pigment. Read on to discover key details about this development, as well as what it could mean for the packaging industry and the laser marking field.

Lasers in Space: The Role of Lasers in the Aerospace Industry

You may have seen in the news recently that laser technology has reached outer space in a number of ways! From making our internet speed faster to helping combat arising issues from deforestation, lasers are being used outside of our atmosphere to conquer and solve many scientific and everyday issues. Keep on reading to get an overview about how lasers will be contributing to the aerospace industry moving forward.

Make Your Business More Sustainable with a TYKMA Electrox Laser Marking System

With an increased emphasis on environmental protection and green manufacturing, sustainability has been in the forefront of both consumer and business minds for a number of years now. As more and more businesses are looking for ways to “go green,” they are finding that not only can taking a more sustainable approach to manufacturing help the environment, but it can also help their bottom line.