Laser Marking Applications
WHAT IS LASER MARKING?
Generally, there are four different kinds of laser marks: annealing, engraving, etching, and carbonization. They are defined by whether or not material is displaced during the laser marking process and how much material is displaced during the reaction.
When laser marking, a laser beam is concentrated on the surface of a part to generate heat. Once the beam hits the material's surface, the material converts the energy into heat after absorption. The heat produces a permanent mark, either by discoloring the surface of the part or displacing material, creating depth.
Laser marks can be used to create a company logo, a manufacturing code, a date code, a serial number, a 2D data matrix mark, or any type of mark required for regulatory compliance.
Learn more about each of the different types of laser marking application processes below.
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