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Laser Marking Systems - CO2 Lasers

CO2 laser marking

 

Schmidt offers CO2 laser marking systems that are extremely reliable with high quality permanent marking on the widest range of material including paper, cardboard, textiles, and other organic and painted/coated materials.

 

 

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  • CO2 info
  • Configuration
  • Rack
  • Specs
  • Enclosures
  • Video & Brochures

Schmidt offers CO2 laser marking systems that are extremely reliable with high quality permanent marking on the widest range of material including paper, cardboard, textiles, and other organic and painted/coated materials.

The CO2 laser system has a control unit rack and laser head configuration that offers extreme flexibility for integration of both stand alone marking stations as well as inline production.

Thanks to the embedded controller, marking configuration is extremely easy and only a keyboard and a display screen are required. Connection to the laser is available through USB connection.

CO2 laser marked barcodes

CO2 laser systems can be used to mark 2d barcodes, 2d data matrix, logos, or any sequence of characters and numbers on your parts and products. Marking data can be input manually, bar code scanned, or downloaded from your mainframe computer or network system.

 

Intelligent laser control with RS232, USB 2.0 and Ethernet Communication

Typical connection for remote control to allow long distance or a main server for more systems. Typical connection for local control to manage the system directly or for maintenance.
CO2 laser marking connections for remote control or long distance CO2 laser marking communications for local control
LAN Connection to Embedded PC Direct Connection to Embedded PC

 

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CO2 laser marking resonator

Laser Head Configuration

  • Air cooling (Support 100% duty)
  • Beam Expander 2x (3x or 4x optional)
  • OEM 30W Sealed Laser
  • Air lens protection for clean marking area
  • Focal lenses 100mm (STD) or 200mm
  • Safety shutter included
  • Galvos & drivers: analog 8mm standard, digital galvo for higher speed (OPT)
  • Aiming and focus red laser beams available
  • 3 positions for integrated scanning head

 

 

RackCO2 laser marking rack

2U 19" Rack with:

Power supplies

Intelligent laser controller inside

Interface for direct Mark On The Fly control

Key and Enable commands

I/O Port for:

CBX DLA

CTRLbox (OPT)

Mark On The Fly Encoder and Photocell

Matrix Scanner Interface

 

Data table for the CO2 Laser Marking Systems

CO2 Laser Specifications
Wavelength 10,600 nm
Nominal Power 30W
Laser Tube Sealed CO2
Aiming Beam Class 2M Red Diode Laser 635
Available f-theta Lenses* 100 mm 200 mm
Marking Area 70 x 70 mm 140 x 140 mm
Working Distance 100 mm 200 mm
Spot Dimension 270 um 370 um
Communications RS-232 | Ethernet | USB 2.0
Integrated Power Supply 90-230 VAC
Cooling Air Cooled
Operating Temperature 50°F to 95°F
Weight Resonator 38 lbs.
Rack 20 lbs.

* Other focals available upon request

Drawings for CO2 Laser Head Configuration

CO2 laser marking head configuration drawing

CO2 laser marking head configuration drawing

CO2 Laser Control Unit Rack

CO2 laser control unit rack drawing

 

Laser Marking Systems - Options and Accessories

Below are some examples of current laser system options and accessories. Schmidt can custom design a laser system to fit your part sizes, marking field requirements, enclosure needs, or any other system aspect specific to your application needs. Click here to request a quote or budgetary estimate on a laser system specific to your needs.

  • Manual or Powered Doors
  • Manual or Programmable Z-Axis
  • Variety of Laser Source Options
  • Multiple Lens Sizes
  • Fume Extractors
  • X-Y Tables
  • Anti-tie-down dual palm safety controls

 

Laser Marking System Enclosures: Custom Examples

Schmidt's in-house engineering department can custom design any type or size of enclosure to best fit your marking application. Below are just a few examples of some of the laser enclosures we have manufactured for our customers.

Laser Marking Enclosure a small footprint This economically designed laser enclosure features a manual operated hinged door with safety interlock and self contained rack mounted controls. This compact system can be equipped with a manual or powered z-axis for marking height variance adjustment in part sizes.
Laser marking system with rotary chuck for marking round parts This benchtop laser enclosure features a manual operated lift door with safety interlock, and a programmable z-xis for height variance adjustment in part sizes. It is also equipped with a rotary device for marking round parts. It features self contained rack mounted controls and a removable panels for convenient access to the laser components.
Laser System Enclosure Freestanding Mobile This free standing laser enclosure features a manual operated hinged door with safety interlock, manual z-axis for height variance adjustment in part sizes. A rear interlock door for convenient access to the laser head and lens. A side mounted monitor keyboard & mouse. All manual features can be upgraded to automatic and powered options.
Laser System Enclosure Marking Very Large Parts This large enclosure was custom designed to handle parts up to 7 feet long. It features dual sliding interlock safety doors for ease of part placement and convenient access to the laser head and lens. This enclosure is mounted on a mobile cart for ease around the shop floor.
Laser System Enclosure Benchtop with Rotary Dial Plates This laser enclosure features a two position rotary indexing table so one set of parts can be loaded outside of the enclosure while another set of parts are being marked. The indexing table is equipped with anti-tie-down dual palm controls for operator safety.
Laser enclosure with rotary indexing table This laser enclosure features a large front access manual door giving the operator the option to hand place larger parts into the marking field. It also has a two position rotary indexing table so one set of parts can be loaded outside of the enclosure while another set of parts are being marked. The indexing table is equipped with anti-tie-down dual palm controls for operator safety.
This enclosure is equipped with a power Z axis for automatic height variance in part sizes, a manual front facing door, and a rotary fixture for laser marking round parts. It also features two side panels for convenient access to the laser components.
Laser enclosure for large parts This enclosure features a shuttle table that slides outside of the enclosure to ease the placement of heavy parts onto the marking field table. There is also a large full access side interlocked door for convenient access to the laser head and lens.
This laser enclosure features a manual z-axis, and a manual door equipped with anti-tie-down dual palm controls for operator safety. There is also a removable side panel for convenient access to the laser components.
Laser Enclosure Standard This laser enclosure features a 24 inch wide pneumatic door, and a power z-axis for automatic height variance in part sizes. There is also a removable side panel for convenient access to the laser head and lens.
Nameplate shuttle feed laser marking system This compact name plate shuttle feed system comes with a light tight enclosure over the laser marking area. Name plate tags are shuttled from the de-stack magazine into the laser marking cabinet. Once the marking cycle is complete, the tags are then shuttled out of the enclosure into the re-stack magazine.
Laser marking system enlcosure This smaller sized laser enclosure is complete with a powered Z-axis for automatic height variance in part sizes, an automatic interlock door, and two removable side panels for convenient access to the laser head and lens.

 

Laser Marking Video & CO2 Brochures

This video demonstrates a Schmidt laser system marking on various parts and materials. Schmidt's Microlase® laser systems provide a fast, flexible and efficient way to permanently mark and engrave a wide variety of materials such as, aluminum, steel, stainless steel, titanium, copper, brass and more, as well as, ceramics, and organics.

 

Click here to download our laser marking systems product guide

Product Guide for Laser Marking Systems

This comprehensive product guide discusses our wide range of DPSSL Laser, Fiber Laser, and CO2 Laser offerings. It covers our V, UV, and Green Laser offerings and give an overview of the laser marking software Lighter 6 package. For more information click the image or buttong below to view or download this product guide catalog.

 

 

CO2 laser marking brochure

Laser Marking System - CO2 Laser Brochure

The CO2 Laser Marking systems brochure discusses the features and benefits, along with the system technical specifications including the laser wavelength, wattage, working distance, communications, marking area and more. Click on the image or link above to view and download this CO2 laser marking brochure to your computer.

 

 

Catalog on Schmidt's available readers and verifiers for ID part marking

2d Part Marking Readers and Verifiers Catalog

Schmidt's laser systems, pin marking and scribe marking systems can all be equipped with readers and verifiers for an integrated system of industrial 2d part marking. This catalog discusses the Cognex options available including, handheld readers, fixed-mount readers and ID verifiers.

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