Laser Marking, Etching & Engraving

Laser Marking and Etching

Industrial Laser Marking, Etching and Engraving—When the Mark Needs to Last Forever

As government and industrial regulations for clearly legible, permanent marks on parts increases, laser marking, laser etching and laser engraving is rapidly growing in popularity. And Laser Services is responding. We use YAG and CO2 systems to professionally laser mark, etch and engrave metals, ceramics, plastics, Teflon, woodmedical tubes and surgically implantable parts. We also offer a wide variety of metal coatings and finishes for preservation.

Our state-of-the-art laser marking, laser etching and laser engraving software and hardware systems provide an array of capabilities, including:

  • • Marking field diameter of 6 inches
  • • Table travel up to 18 inches
  • • Tiling capability
  • • Numerous selection of character fonts
  • •  Several bar-code sets
  • • Character width can be varied between 1% and 500%
  • • Character height from .008 to 4.00 inches
  • • Character spacing can be varied
  • • Justification (left-center-right)
  • • Italics (-26 to +26)
  • • Mirror imaging
  • • Ring marking (inside and outside readable)
  • • Line marking in any direction at any angle
  • • .0008" programmable resolution
  • • Rotary engraving capabilities
  • • Able to mark cylindrical material via rotary attachment
  • • Etch depth certification available upon request

What's the difference between laser marking, laser etching and laser engraving?

These terms are often used interchangeably but they each offer different capabilities and results.

Laser marking is typically used for marking various metals needing serial or model numbers. Our alpha-numeric laser marking and bar coding is done via computer-controlled optics with rotary capabilities. This means we can mark any variation of flat, curved or round surfaces with sequential serial numbers, alphanumeric (including OCRA-A) variations, and bar codes.

Laser etching comes in handy when we need to etch away a certain material, such as laminates, ceramics, and plastics to create labels or other identifiers.

Laser engraving is also included in this category, but is mostly reserved for when we’re talking about wood, metal plaques and plates, jewelry, firearms, automotive emblems and the like.

Tech Brief: The Laser Marking Alternative to Screen Printing

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Laser Marking is a clean and economical way to mark surfaces. This tech brief will inform you of the differences between laser marking and the more traditional screen printing, and help you make the right decision in your marking needs.

Download the Tech Brief ››


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