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.
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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.

TYKMA Electrox to Attend FABTECH 2018 November 6-8, 2018

FABTECH is one of the largest conferences in North America focusing on metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing. Each year thousands of attendees gather to explore the latest industry innovations and hear from top experts on a wide range of topics, and FABTECH 2018 is expected to follow suit.

Navigating Lasers: A Look at the Classifications of the Technology

Often when we utilize a specific technology for a given task, our focus is on the efficiency of the equipment and whether or not it produces the results we desire. How it works isn’t our chief concern – just as long as it works, period. But after working with equipment for a while, or when we’re investigating a new technology to incorporate into our operations, we may start to dig a little deeper and examine […]

Find the Perfect CNC Laser Engraver for Your Shop with TYKMA Electrox

If you work in or oversee a CNC shop, you know how vital every piece of equipment is to your operations. And if you’re going to bring something new into your workspace, you want to make sure that it will be adept at solving problems that you face and it will justify its cost and presence within your facility.

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.

What Is the Everyday Carry Trend? A Look at the Viral Capabilities of Laser Marking

You may have seen the photos on Instagram or the list posts on a blog, because the Everyday Carry (EDC) trend is becoming more and more popular and visible, and so is the use of laser marking to make EDC items personal and unique. In this post, we will take a look, not only at the EDC trend, but also at the numerous other ways laser marking is utilized in viral videos and trends.