In the previous article about data matrix codes (DMCs) you learned some basics. This article addresses questions which you will come across in your daily work with marking DMCs sooner or later:
- How can you optimize the DMC to increase its readability?
- How can you decrease the marking time for a DMC?
- How can you avoid that DMCs are incorrectly marked?
Melt engraving with a CO2-laser is a possible alternative to the color change process by fiber or UV laser when labeling plastic. Especially when it comes to straightforward marking of single-line characters and codes, a CO2-laser system, integrated into the production line, can provide a fast and easy labeling solution. Read More
A data matrix code, or in short simply “DMC”, is a 2D code. In many industries DMCs have become the preferred way of encoding data, e.g. in automotive and medical industries. Machine readable data matrix codes are marked reliably, efficiently, permanently and abrasion-resistant with laser marking machines. But what do I need to know if I would like to mark products with data matrix codes? Read More
At the start of this year’s racing season, it’s also worth taking a look at the automotive components that are under the hood. A variety of metal or plastic components are laser-marked, including brake discs, ball bearings, pistons or gears, as well as door lock or steering wheel housings, pipes and conduits. Read More
Winter is not over yet, snow and ice must still be expected… But ice won’t have a chance with the people who visited the FOBA booth at the Intec-show this month in Leipzig. They had the opportunity to take their own ice scrapers with them, even personalized with their names. Read More
Product traceability is standard among nearly all industries. Especially in automotive and medical industries, traceability codes have become indispensable. But the codes need to be clearly legible for safe traceability. Read More
New Year, good resolutions … The motivation to do more sport can be increased even further with a fashionable and individual design of the sports shoes! In the production of sports shoes, on both the shoe sole and the upper materials marks can be applied with laser marking. Read More
Still searching for the perfect Christmas gift? An individual marking makes items like key rings, wooden plates or drinking glasses a very personal little something. Job-shop manufacturers, that offer laser marking of such articles, usually apply a CO2-laser which is most suitable for marking glass, wood or leather. Read More