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Laser UID Code Marking Standards

The GAO (U.S. Government Accountability Office) estimated that the Department of Defense could have saved millions of dollars through better tracking of inventory. One method adopted by the DoD was new requirements on part tracking using permanently marked UID codes. Each symbol may use UCC.EAN, ANSI MH 10.8.2 or ATA style descriptors containing items such manufacturer, part number and serial number. Vendors supplying parts to the Department of Defense are required to supply parts with UID Data Matrix.
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Lasers Marking Wire & Cable

Billions of feet of cable and wire are installed around the world annually, and nearly all of it has some amount of marking requirement. Fast, precise wire marking methods that don't damage the insulation, sheathing, or actual wire/cable is a constant demand. There are a variety of methods on the market, but none come close to the flexibility, precision, and speed of laser wire markers.

Advantages of Laser Marked Wire & Cable

Wire marks are usually a combination of manufacturer information.
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With annual sales volume exceeding $60B annually, Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) are big business...$60B in 2012 alone. They're found in electronics around the world, from smartphones to supertankers to sweatshirts. There's little that isn't somehow connected to the PCB. With so many applications, and such high sales volume, it makes sense that manufacturers are seeking out ways to speed up production while cutting costs. Printed circuit boards require quite a bit of information on them. 2D and UID codes, barcodes, serial and batch numbers, and.

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