Let’s start by describing what a beam expander does. A fixed expansion ratio beam expander typically consist of 2 lenses...

Laser Marking Glass With CO2 Systems

by Jim Earman on Wed, Mar 06, 2024 @ 08:00 AM

Industry: Ad Specialty

Material: Glass

Mark Data Type: Graphics, logo

Laser Mark Type: Surface engraved, white look

Color Marking with Fiber Lasers

by Jim Earman on Fri, Mar 01, 2024 @ 08:00 AM

Let me qualify this post by first stating that I am not a metallurgist so please don't pick me apart if I state something...

Laser Marking Wood With a CO2 System

by Jim Earman on Wed, Feb 28, 2024 @ 07:33 AM

Industry: Consumer Goods

Material: Wood

Mark Data Type: Graphics, logo

Laser Mark Type: Engraved, approximately 1/8 inch...

When I recently placed an order for a few new IPG YLP type lasers to be used in Jimani Langolier Fiber Laser Marking Systems...

Glass Marking With a CO2 Laser

by Jim Earman on Fri, Feb 23, 2024 @ 08:00 AM

Mark Type: SurfaceEtch

Industry: Ad Specialty

Mark Type: Surface laser etch and material cutting

Introduction To Fiber Laser Marking

by Jim Earman on Thu, Feb 08, 2024 @ 08:00 AM

This post is a reprint of an article that appeared on Photonics Online.

Laser Marking Basics

Laser marking is like burning...

Laser Engraving Systems

by Jim Earman on Tue, Feb 06, 2024 @ 08:00 AM

Engraving is one of the most popular methods of laser marking metal. While some laser marking techniques simply ablate...

Recently, a manufacturer of Class 1 medical devices contacted me with some questions about integrating advanced laser...