Comparison of Marking Methods

Time: Feb 08,2017 Author: Dr. James View: 33

There are numerous laser marking systems being used to engrave nameplates as a means of applying the advantages of laser marking to products that are too large and / or too heavy to the laser marking systems.

Marking Process

Speed

Performance

Image Flexibility

Laser marking

Good

Good

Good

Chemical Etch

Good

Good

Poor

Photo Etch

Good

Good

Poor

Ink-Jet

Good

Poor

Good

Mechanical Stamping

Good

Good

Poor

Nameplates

NA

Moderate

Poor

Casting/ Molding

Good

Good

Poor

Pneumatic Pin

Moderate

Good

Moderate

Vibratory Pencil

Poor

Good

Good

CO2 Laser Mask Marker

Good

Moderate

Poor