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Laser Marking On Automotive Components

Published On 16 August 2022

The automotive industry uses laser technology throughout its production process, from technical car components to aesthetic buttons and switches.

Laser marking is the technique widely used on automotive components to create data matrix codes and identifying numbers.

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How To Laser Engrave On Metal

Published On 17 May 2022

Laser engraving is a way of leaving a permanent mark on a material, often metals. Unlike other techniques, when laser engraving, the laser actually removes parts from the surface of the material being worked on. This means you can both see and physically feel the mark left by laser engraving. To find out more about laser engraving and the difference between it and other techniques, read our laser marking, engraving and etching article.

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Laser Marking, Engraving & Etching: What are the Differences, and Which One Should You Choose?

Published On 10 May 2022

Lasers (Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation) can be used to permanently mark, engrave or etch a range of materials, including metals such as stainless steel and aluminium, plastics such as acrylic, and wood. Using machines that use lasers, this marking, engraving and etching is used in a number of industries for a number of reasons and applications.

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What is Screen Printing And Why Would You Choose Screen Printing Over Pad Printing?

Published On 22 October 2021

For the arty among you, you may well associate screen printing with the iconic work of pop artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichteinstien who used the technique to revolutionise the art world in the 1960s.

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What is pad printing and why would you choose pad printing over screen printing?

Published On 28 July 2021

Take a good look around you. If you’re wondering what pad printing is or what it’s used for, the answer’s probably staring you in the face.

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