Article | April 1, 2015

Laser Marking 301

By Jim Earman, Jimani Inc.

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In a previous article, we spoke about the basic components of steered beam fiber laser markers and how they work together to comprise a complete system. We also spoke about categories of part shapes and what must be done to apply a laser mark to different shapes. In this article we would like to discuss the types of marking that can be accomplished with fiber lasers. Download it to learn the three primary types of laser marking techniques and how they're different from one another.

Other articles by Jim Earman:

Introduction To Fiber Laser Marking

Laser Marking 201: Laser Marking Various Types Of Products

About The Author

Jim Earman began his career in the laser business in 1972 at Korad Lasers in Santa Monica, CA, and was managing both the systems test and field service departments before he left in 1977. In 1979, Jim was a co-founder of Laser Identification Systems (LIS), the company that pioneered laser marking systems for the semiconductor industry. After the acquisition of LIS by Lumonics, Jim held the position of general manager until his departure in 1987. Jim founded Jimani in 1989. Jimani is a laser marking job shop and fiber laser systems integrator in Oxnard, CA.

For more information, please feel free to contact Jim Earman.

(805) 486-1399

jearman@jimani-inc.com

www.jimani-inc.com