Molding composition for partial changing of color by laser energy, particularly for producing signs. Furthermore I used the 1.6W laser module for cutting wood and paper. I’m having my snapmaker since a few weeks and I’m very happy with it. ABSTRACT. But now I’m getting stuck with the laser. To create permanent marks that convey essential information as well as aesthetic qualities, many manufacturers use laser marking. Laser marking on plastic electronic components. Special color requirements on function keys also lend themselves to the second-generation laser-marking process. By WLSC (Worldwide Laser Service Corporation). Our plastic marking systems come in a variety of sizes so you can laser mark large parts one at a time, or load the table with a jig of parts to engrave hundreds at once. AKRO-PLASTIC develops special compounds for a technical or decorative laser marking of plastics, which allow a change to a dark color on a natural base colored polymer and a bright color change on a black colored polymer, AKROMID® B3 GF 30 S1 LA black (4446). Plastic laser marking. Laser marking on polyethylene can be obtained with either a CO 2 or a fiber laser source. fillers, additives, flame retardants) react very differently. For laser marking plastics, the fiber laser offers you a range of different methods, such as dyeing, carbonation or foaming. Through use of custom additive packages rather than base-resin manipulation, this technology offers dramatic improvements in the ability to mark and decorate olefins and a broad range of other thermoplastics using a more extensive color palette than previous laser-marking technology. BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION. EP0710570: 1996-05-08: Polymeric composition and process of laser beam printing the surface of said composition: EP0680831: 1995-11-08 Laser marking of plastic, or plastic engraving, is a process during which components are labelled or marked with the aid of a laser. Plastic Marking with a Laser A fiber laser from Epilog is the perfect choice for marking engineered plastic parts with barcodes, serial numbers and logos. In general, plastics can be marked with fiber or DPSS lasers, the latter providing a better response for contrast generation. The laser choice will depend on the application requirements. Plastics can be marked or engraved with a CO 2 laser marking machine for plastic products in a variety of ways. German compounder AF-Color (Niederzissen; www.af-color.com) has introduced two colour masterbatches that are combined with additives for optimised laser-marking and improved laser-transparency in laser-welding applications.AF-Color is a subsidiary of Akro-Plastic (Niederzissen; www.akro-plastic.com). I even were successfully in engraving wood, paper and plastic. Laser markings on plastic surfaces are always smudge and abrasion resistant. The CO 2 laser is more often used for etching or engraving on the plastic.. ), radio-frequency (FCC, IEC), and serial numbering with laser marking. Laser marking of plastic, or plastic engraving, is a process during which components are labelled or marked with the aid of a laser. The invention relates to control of laser parameters and material formulations to produce both light and dark laser markings and preselected one-color and multi-colored laser designs on plastic articles. The polymer that the plastic parts are made of dictates the methods used and also the energy input needed to laser the plastic. EP0684144: 1998-08-26: Compositions for coloured marking of plastic materials by laser irradiation. Laser marking plastics can provide a variety of ways to broaden your product line. 01/07/2020. ABS plastic Annealed black marking The irradiation of the laser light produces a black color on the surface of the plastic. The laser marking of plastics basically involves three separate processes: changes in color, alterations to surfaces and the ablation of layers.> A great diversity of plastics are being deployed especially in the automotive or medical industry. New Technologies for High Speed Color Laser Marking of Plastics “AF-Color LA” masterbatches incorporate laser-sensitive additives from AF-Color… Application for plastics marking "It is possible to permanently engrave almost any type of plastic, although the various raw materials, color pigments and additives (e.g. Title: Color Laser Marking Plastic 1 (No Transcript) 2 Discover the best solution for the Color Laser Marking Plastic permanent marking and perfect traceability. So marking provides a finish similar to printing designs and other surfaces that cannot be erased. Medical Devices ; Aerospace ; Defense 4 Wisely Laser Marking Machine for Metal & Plastics. Based on the properties of a plastic, its functional purpose and its intended use the requirements for marking it are varying. The CO 2 laser is more often use for etching or engraving the plastic.. Plastic is an important packaging material. The polymer that the plastic parts are made up of dictates the methods used and the energy input needed to laser mark the plastic. Generally, the fiber laser generates a white mark on any plastic base color. It can work with most metal marking applications, such as Stainless Steel, Brass, Aluminium, Steel, Iron etc, and can also mark on many non-metal materials, such as ABS, Nylon, PES, PVC, Makrolon. The electronic components industry uses a wide variety of plastics due to the varied functions required and the properties they provide. Ask an expert Laser marking plastic. Laser Marking and Engraving of Plastics: Examples and Applications Ask an expert The marks used for identification, such as trademarks, barcodes and serial numbers on plastic products, are usually produced by external processing methods such as printing, labeling, hot stamping and shrink packaging, or by mechanically directly on the surface of plastic products. Visit now.. 3. Polyethylene laser marking. The laser choice will depend on the application requirements. A new technology to color mark molded polyolefin parts with lasers will be described. Molded plastic parts have become ubiquitous components of industrial equipment, medical devices, aerospace & aviation components, vehicle & marine parts and common household appliances. Consider the savings possibilities of replacing separate, affixed labels for electrical safety testing standards (UL, TUV, etc. With a laser marker, you can mark many plastics, such as polycarbonate, ABS, polyamide, and many more with a permanent, quick, high-quality finish. Plastics are highly versatile and are used for many different applications, and there are a number of ways to laser mark and engrave plastics. For special applications, colorful markings on a dark base color can be achieved. In this video, CNCROi.com laser color changes plastic using our fiber tube source onto a hard drive using our Austrian Trotec Speedy 400 flexx laser! 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