Laser Products Offer Precise, Repeatable Marking
IMTS 2018: Dapra Marking Systems’s fiber laser marking products are customizable for accurate, efficient part marking and traceability.
Dapra Marking Systems’s fiber laser marking products are customizable for accurate, efficient part marking and traceability. The laser part marking and deep engraving systems speed cycle times and offer precise, repeatable, high-contrast marking of materials including hardened and stainless steel, anodized aluminum, copper and precious metals, and plastics. Software is designed to enable easy logo import, serialization, date coding, Data Matrix codes, and UID and UDI syntax.
Laser products range from turnkey, Class 1 workstations with safety enclosures to open-style Class 4 configurations and fully integrated systems. The company’s flexible core product offerings can be tailored to a customer’s requirements. Options include industrial fiber and DPSS laser sources ranging from 3 to 100 watts with choice of lens and power source; manual or power programmable Z axis with 12" of standard travel; a rotary D axis for marking round parts as large as 22 lbs; and industrial fume extractors.
Contributed by Hypertherm (West Lebanon, New Hampshire). The company designs and manufactures plasma cutting systems for use in a variety of industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. Its product line includes handheld and mechanized plasma systems and consumables, as well as CNC motion and height controls.
Hunt and Hunt’s president says adopting turn/mill machines was one of the most challenging endeavors his 55-year-old shop ever undertook. He also says it’s the best thing the shop could have done to become more efficient at contract work.
A new laser technology combines the high machining accuracy and throughput required for precision, industrial micromachining work.