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What Laser Engraver You Should Use for Non-ferrous Metals?

By Normand Lemieux on November 01, 2018

Laserax has developed laser direct part marking solutions that are specific to the primary aluminum smelter industry. It is an environment fraught with elements that are detrimental to the adequate...

What Are the Differences Between Laser Engraving and Laser Annealing?

By Normand Lemieux on August 27, 2018

Fiber lasers are used to carry out laser direct part marking (LDPM) on various metals. From the softer to the hardest metals, it is possible to mark individualized identifiers that takes the forms of...

Laser Marking Time Estimate for Industrial Applications

By Normand Lemieux on June 29, 2018

Traceability can be the source of a great competitive advantage for diecasters and many others in the primary metals industry. Laser marking combined with Data Matrix Code is a great means to do...

Laser Marking: Laser Etching, Engraving & Annealing: What's the Difference?

By Guillaume Robert on June 19, 2018

All companies want the same thing: to deliver high quality products and to prove to our customers that they can rely on us. It doesn’t matter if you deliver raw materials like aluminum ingots or...

Laser Engraving for the Diecasting and Primary Metals Industries

By Normand Lemieux on June 04, 2018

This post offers an overview of laser direct part marking, the reasons to favour Data Matrix Codes over any other encoding mechanism, how much time is required to uniquely identify a part and a quick...

The Challenges of Direct Part Marking (DPM) and Post Process Treatments

By Normand Lemieux on March 08, 2018

We have been saying for quite some time now that laser Direct Part Marking (DPM) is the sturdiest way to implement a traceability system. We have put our beliefs to the test, and the results are in....

Marking Stainless Steel Parts Using a Laser Workstation

By Normand Lemieux on February 27, 2018

Automotive stainless steel parts are often subjected to temperature cycling, to salt and humidity. The ability to mark the parts without reducing their thickness or adding unnecessary nooks and...

Laser Automation of an Industrial Laser Marking System

By Normand Lemieux on December 18, 2017

High-power lasers, such as those used for marking, cleaning and cutting applications, when they are encased in a properly designed enclosure become 100% safe for workers and passersby. In this video,...

Three Examples of Industrial Laser Marking Systems with Alex Fraser

By Normand Lemieux on November 15, 2017

Laser marking is, by nature, an ideal match for automated assembly lines. Lasers are capable to individually identify a wide array of material at high speeds. Lasers can mark serial numbers, batch...