Laser Marking Polyester Applications

As we’ve noted on other areas of our site, our laser marking systems work with diverse materials and are put to use in a range of applications. One of these applications is laser marking polyester polymers, giving companies that produce these forms of plastic, or utilize them in their products, the opportunity to include essential engravings.

Let’s take a look at laser engraving polyester, some of the applicable products, engraving benefits, and more.

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Polyester Products Ideal for Laser Marking

The uses for polyester for the clothing industry are well known, but the material has a number of other uses in the industrial sector that are ideal for laser marking and engraving.

Some key polyester uses include:

  • Plastic bottles
  • Power belting
  • Hoses
  • Outdoor gear
  • Tarpaulin
  • Blister packs
  • Food packaging
  • Frozen dinner containers
  • Films
  • Canoes

Of these, plastic bottles are likely the most common usage for the material since nearly half a trillion plastic bottles are used worldwide every year. For companies producing bottles, or many other polyester-based materials, they can expect a host of benefits from laser marking polyester.

Advantages to Laser Engraving Polyester

Laser engraving has been used by varied industries to incorporate:

  • Logos
  • Graphics
  • Designs
  • Serialization
  • Barcodes
  • 2D matrix symbology
  • QR codes
  • UDI medical information

These applications can help both manufacturers and consumers in various ways, displaying key information, providing safety warnings, supplying traceability, and more.

Along with this, TYKMA Electrox’s systems provide an array of additional benefits, such as:

  • High-powered, MOPA fiber lasers
  • An air-cooled and maintenance-free design
  • Up to 100,000-hour lifespans
  • 18-month or 3-year warranties
  • Compact machine footprints
  • Energy efficiency and environmentally friendly design
  • Cost effectiveness
  • No consumables necessary
  • Better performance than many alternative methods

Have Questions About Laser Marking Polyester? Reach Out to Us

If you’re wondering about which laser marking system would be best suited to marking your polyester products, be sure to contact our team today. We’ll assess your needs and make some key recommendations to get you underway!