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Laser Engraving

Suitable for many substrates, laser engraving produces marking and coding with high wear resistance on metals, glass, plastic, wood, acrylic.

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Quality You See and Feel

The laser beam removes a thin layer from the product surface, creating a visual and tactile marking that increases supply-chain traceability, meets coding requirements, and reduces counterfeiting risk.

Common Coding Applications

  • 1-D Barcodes and 2-D QR codes
  • Logos and other branding
  • Contact information
  • Serial numbers
  • Part numbers
  • Lot numbers
  • And more
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Laser engraving

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Eco-friendly laser marking offers numerous benefits compared to coding with inks, including greater precision and permanence.

 

Benefits of Laser Engraving

  • Better legibility
  • No drying
  • Long term durability
  • Resistance to high-temperature sterilization
  • Eco-friendly

FAQs

Laser engraving and laser etching are similar processes with some differences.

  • Laser engraving creates much deeper markings than laser etching. This is ideal for high wear parts requiring durability.
  • Laser engraving also generates more heat than etching, making it less compatible with thinner or more sensitive materials.

Some of the benefits for laser engraving and etching include:

  • Better legibility
  • No drying
  • Long term durability
  • Resistance to high temperature sterilization
  • Eco-friendly

Laser engraving locally vaporizes surfaces creating a visual and tactile code. Since laser engraving and etching do not involve particle blasting, there is a significantly reduced chance of surface damage or deformation. The markings produced are also more legible than other engraving methods.

Some of the more common laser engraving uses include:

  • Barcodes and QR codes
  • Logos and other branding
  • Contact information
  • Serial numbers
  • Part numbers
  • And other identifying marks

Our laser engraving processes utilize three different marking systems to meet the needs of your specific project.

  • UV, or ultraviolet lasers produce shorter 355nm wavelengths and can be used for non-thermal processes including color changes.
  • Green lasers produce a 532nm wavelength that allows for extremely precise, high speed engraving of plastics and metals.
  • YAG lasers produce a 1064nm wavelength for engraving metal and harder plastics.

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