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What is Laser Marking?
Laser marking is a high-speed and non-contact process that is used to mark a variety of materials using focused laser sources. Laser marking can use a vector drawing process (like a pencil on paper) or a raster marking process to mark almost any pattern imaginable onto your parts including: text, graphics, barcodes, and 2D data matrixes.
Unlike traditional marking processes, laser marking does not require any masks, inks, or custom machining bits to be used. This drastically decreases operating costs and reduces changeover time between different parts or designs.
Our Laser Marking Machines
Using industry leading laser sources, galvanometer beam control systems, and custom software, Control Micro Systems, Inc. (CMS Laser) manufactures custom-designed laser marking machines that uniquely combine speed, performance, and flexibility to meet your specific requirements. Our engineers develop the laser marking application to provide the optimal performance and productivity for your process requirements and manufacturing environment.
CMS Laser maintains one of the most comprehensive Applications Development Laboratory in the industry. Through strategic partnerships with leading industrial laser manufacturers, we maintain a diverse selection of laser sources representing their finest products. For no-cost-to-you applications development on your samples fill out the Sample Processing Request Form or contact our sales engineers directly at email@example.com.
Control Micro Systems, Inc. has designed a wide range of laser marking systems that utilize a variety of laser sources for direct part marking. Our state-of-the-art laser systems can be utilized in a variety of industries such as automotive, aerospace, appliance, glass, electronics, medical, military, and many more.
Laser Marking of Plastic
Laser marking machines for plastic employ a variety of techniques to create a permanent mark on your plastic parts. Depending on the type of plastic, color, and size, CMS Laser can develop and integrate the right marking system into your manufacturing process utilizing a range of laser wavelengths.
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Laser Marking of Glass
Laser marking systems for glass can be used to create an external or internal mark depending on your requirements. External laser glass marking creates etches on the outside surface of the part. Internal laser glass marking creates micro cracks inside the bulk of the glass without affecting the outside surface. 3D internal marks can also be achieved using a varying focal position.
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Laser Marking of Metal
Whether you require a surface mark (oxidation, color change) or an engraved mark on your metal parts, CMS Laser can design a laser marking system to meet your needs. CMS Laser’s custom designed laser marking machines utilize a wide range of wavelengths that can mark metals ranging from aluminum to zinc, even highly reflective metals like gold and copper.
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Laser Marking of Ceramic
Laser systems designed for marking ceramic can utilize both near-IR and shorter wavelength sources. The spot sizes in both applications are small and ideal for laser marking electronic components.
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