In addition, power consumption is also significantly smaller than that of a CO 2 laser, typically 9% WPE for a CO 2 vs >35% for a fiber laser ( YLS-ECO Series lasers have wall-plug efficiencies exceeding 45%). You have ceramics, printed circuit boards, epoxy resins/molds, and silicon integrated circuits to name a few. 0000003069 00000 n When laser stain marking, there are a couple of considerations which greatly affect the outcome. 20 watt 30 watt 50 watt Aluminum (Anodized) Etching/Marking600 DPI Speed: 30 - 40% Power: 100% Frequency: 1% Focus: +.06 to +07 Speed: 40 - 50% Power: 100% Frequency: 1% Focus: +.06 to +07 Speed: 50 - 60% Power: 100% Frequency: 1% Focus: +.06 to +07. Aluminum A white color is most common when polishing or annealing carbide and the contrast is extremely good. Brass and copper have high thermal conductivity and thermal transfer properties and are used commonly for wiring, printed circuit boards and pressurized flow meters. In laser material, very soon after we 'pump' the electron to a higher state, it slides down to a slightly lower meta-stable state. The annealed marking will be black and the polished marking is typically white. Ablation is the most common marking technique for anodized aluminum, but some cases call for etching or engraving. All these parameters are provided as a general guideline and should serve as a good starting point. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on tungsten and carbide and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on aluminum and the ideal system for your application depends on your laser marking requirements. Lens – A 2.0 lens is the best general process lens for plastic laser material … Nickel Etching and engraving are also easy, because the steel is absorbent and is good enough at thermal transfer to help mitigate damage. Fiber lasers are incredibly expensive (the MOST expensive) but require much less maintenance and are much more durable and efficient with its power usage. 0000001264 00000 n With the right pulse length of our redENERGY G4 Fiber Lasers the focused beam treats a small area (and depth) of material consistently, and little heat is generated in the surrounding area. In comparison with CO 2 lasers, the processing times for fiber lasers are significantly lower than that of a CO 2 laser, given the same output power, material and material thickness. h�b```b``�``e`�tb�g@ ~�� ��5*���ZVkF �clW�Ԥs�9t�x�DV�&/�ͼ�q�e�M�. 4. Aluminum is one of the most commonly marked substrates and is used in many industries. Tungsten, being slightly lighter in color, requires an annealed mark to achieve proper contrast. A 20 watt fixed pulsewidth fiber laser will approaches 1mj of energy per pulse at a pulsefrequency of about 20 KHz and 20 watts of output power. Email:. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on plastics and polymers, the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. See what happens of XTLASER, connect with us you will know more about us. We provide you with two different parameters for each Trotec laser materials group: One optimized for … Just because you own a guitar, doesn't mean you're going to be Jimi Hendrix ;-) Settings are based on a 45w laser tube, adjust accordingly for other size tubes. Silver and Gold However laser marking rubber does not offer contrast. The Power laser parameter describes the output power of the laser. Tungsten and Carbide 7. The 1.06 micron wavelength Fiber laser is the best choice if the composite is composed mostly of metallic materials. Bare and Cast aluminums are typically annealed (resulting in a white color) unless a specification calls for greater depth and contrast. Fiber Laser Settings. Laser Power – Must be selected based on the processes that will be performed. 63 0 obj <>stream 40 to 50 Watts (Fiber laser) is best for plastic laser marking. Our fiber lasers can ablate, etch and engrave coated metals. Non-semiconductor ceramics come in a variety of shapes and forms. It may not be ideal for removing a powder coat but it can easily mark a powder coat. If the difference between the highest and lowest levels of the workpiece is greater than 0.4 mm (0.016 in) the marking result will be uneven. Polish marking is possible, too, but it’s a rare choice because most applications require contrast. 10. The 532nm lasers are capable of marking directly onto printed circuit boards without exposing the underlying copper layer. 2. https://www.xtlaser.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/logo.png, What Material We Can Mark / Engrave with Fiber Laser Marking Machine, Copyright© 2016 Jinan Xintian Technology Co., LTD. | All Rights Reserved | Powered by. 100% is the maximum power. Laser Power – Must be selected based on the processes that will be performed. Fiber Laser Compatible Materials Use both laser sources in a single job without having to manually change the laser source, lenses or focus. 70x70 or 100x100 are the options available. 34 0 obj <> endobj Given its dominance in the sheet metal cutting industry, this article focuses on laser fusion cutting. Simply drag the Mark Setting object above the markable objects which require those mark settings. This reduces the impact the laser can have on the structural integrity of the material. It is used in virtually every industry. In the rare case that the entire part is comprised of nickel, all marking techniques are appropriate. 0000002491 00000 n Send the field at low power (about 10-20 %), maximum speed and 500 dpi to the laser. The annealed marking will be black and the polished marking is typically white. 0086 18766152065 Our more powerful fiber lasers come in 20-50 watts, and can easily remove the powder coat and mark the underlying surface. <<99D05F857D965349864C0D6C481C2D23>]/Prev 89466>> 20 watt 30 watt 50 watt Aluminum (Anodized) Etching/Marking600 DPI Speed: 30 - 40% Power: 100% Frequency: 1% Focus: +.06 to +07 Speed: 40 - 50% Power: 100% Frequency: 1% Focus: +.06 to +07 Speed: 50 - 60% Power: 100% Frequency: 1% Focus: +.06 to +07. This specifies the power level of the laser as a percentage. Fusion Series Suggested Material Settings (Fiber) Material DPI/Freq. Tel:+86-531-88558038 Material. Plastics and polymers Rubber You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Our more powerful fiber lasers come in 20-50 watts, and can easily remove the powder coat and mark the underlying surface. 0000000016 00000 n 0000007262 00000 n With such a fine kerf, speeds of 10m/min are possible in a range of metals, ceramics and semiconductor materials such as silicon. Ceramics that can be marked are often annealed, but etching and engraving are sometimes possible, too. 12. 1. For carbide, because of the darker color it naturally has, getting a contrasting mark is rather easy with even light laser intensity. 25 to 150 Watts (CO 2 laser) is best for plastic laser cutting and plastic laser engraving. Black delrin is easy to mark, providing stark white contrast against the black plastic. We've tested each set of parameters for high-quality results on different Trotec engraving materials. For more information, visit our laser metal marking page. Because of this, a 20 watt fixed pulsewidth fiber laser is not allowed to work at pulse frequencies lower than 20 KHz. Laser marking plastic and metals. However, because of the composition and color of the carbon, the resulting laser mark is always black, which limits contrast and readability. Fiber Laser Software Settings and Defaults The settings can be accessed by clicking the icon with the wrenches: These settings control how your workspace is displayed on the screen. Learn how to use portable fiber laser marking machine. 0000004742 00000 n Titanium lends itself to all marking techniques but the best laser and technique depend on the application. The patented JobControl® laser software makes it There are so many different chemical compositions that you cannot categorize them easily. LMM14 Laser Settings Page 2 of 2 Suggested Laser Settings Used for Beam Steered ND:YAG or Fiber Laser with a 100mm lens Material Power (W) Speed (cm/sec) Hatch Spacing “ CW Mode or Q-Switch Freq Stainless Steel 8 25 .002 CW / ≥50KHz Stainless Steel - Bright Annealed 7 25 .002 CW / ≥50KHz Galvanized Steel 7 15 .002 CW / ≥50KHz 13. Frequency– The pulse repetition rate of the laser. trailer 0000003405 00000 n Carbon migration or annealing is rather simple and black anneals can be achieved with low or high wattage. Granular surface finishes offer little opportunity for polish. 6. and a fiber laser. If you want to know more about fiber laser marking machine, pls contact Part geometry and size also vary greatly, but all allow for a variety of marking techniques. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on nickel and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. These setting are optimum for around 150-300dpi. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on stainless steel and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. 0000003293 00000 n 0000011761 00000 n 0000010541 00000 n Precious metals like silver and gold are very soft. Difference of 0.5 mm (0.02 in) Higher wattage lasers can etch or engrave more quickly, but the lower wattage UM-1 laser can perform the same markings with an extended cycle time. Another popular segment for these substrates is wedding bands for men. %PDF-1.5 %���� It looks good when the aluminum is anodized, but white marking is not ideal for bare and cast aluminum. We recommend you have test sampling done to determine the best marking technique to apply to your ceramic material. This type of mark uses the energy of the laser beam to alter the molecular structure of the piece, resulting in a change in the color of the substrate without damaging the surface. To find optimal engraving parameters for an unknown material, draw a black rectangle without contour in CorelDraw®. Tires and handles are a few examples of markings done on rubber. 0000001482 00000 n Outside of certain materials (say, 0.5-in.-thick or greater stainless or aluminum) a fiber laser beam cutting with nitrogen can focus almost anywhere in the material thickness—be it near the surface, in the middle, or near the bottom—and the beam won’t lose the cut. Fiberglass & Carbon fiber A good example of material variability is delrin (AKA Acetal). The size of the material will impact the size of the field; as a standard size we recommend 1.97 x 1.97 in. Stainless steel lends itself to every laser marking technique used today. Depth control limits the amount of particulate dust and thermal transfer to protect sensitive electronics or components. Also, these marked parts or tools must be approved by the FDA to ensure that they are truly inert and safe for their intended use. Fax:+83-531-81180745 The sheet cutting speed is 2 ~ 4 times of CO 2. startxref Because of the value of these substrates, engraving and etching are not common. Tungsten and Carbide are two of the hardest metals on earth and are widely used in tooling and cutting applications. Because plastics and some polymers are soft and can burn while marking, Nd: YVO4 or Nd:YAG may be your best bet. Other coatings, like black oxide, are thin and meant to protect only the surface. (look below for ezcad files) 9. 866 Chunyuan Road, Gaoxin East District, Jinan City, Shandong Province,China Plastics and polymers are by far the most expansive and variable materials that are marked with lasers. half the available power of the laser. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on brass and copper and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. The UM-1 provides plenty of power to remove or ablate thinner coatings. The Fiber Laser’s beam quality allows very fine Laser cuts with kerf widths possible of less than 20µm in thin section metals of <200µm thickness (foils). The UM-1 provides plenty of power to remove or ablate thinner coatings. The most common technique in plastic and polymer marking is color changing. ⑸ The wavelength of the optical fiber laser is 1.06μm, is more easily absorbed by the metal material compared with the wavelength of CO 2 which is 10.6 μm and is especially beneficial for sheet metal cutting. 0000009312 00000 n Rubber is an ideal substrate for engraving or etching because it is soft and highly absorbent. 0000005936 00000 n For the medical industry, most titanium parts are actually placed inside of the human body permanently, or for surgical tools which will be used inside of the human body. Recommended Power Settings for Material Test. Material DPI/Freq. Individual materials and preference will determine the final combination of settings for each application. Coated and Painted Metal Our 532nm Green laser marking systems are capable of meeting the standards of semiconductor marking applications. All settings noted use the default resolution which is 500 or 600, depending on the make of your laser system. It is our experience that lower powered, faster pulsing lasers yield the best results. However, natual delrin is white and does not mark at all with any laser. 3. There is a wide range of materials used in the semiconductor industry. The aerospace industry uses annealing to limit structural damage. 0000003180 00000 n Tungsten and carbide are receptive laser marking metals and laser engraving metals. The material allows for permanent, black markings in combination with markSolid and a CO 2 laser, or direct with a fiber laser. Non-semiconductor ceramics H�\�͎�@�=OQ��E�n��$�������d�y ��!� .|���1�ɘ(�˗#T��mw}7���xi�qrǮo�x���&�C. Chrome plating provides a stylish and sophisticated finish, and usually requires minimal laser intensity to remove or get through the plating. Size, both Width and Height, should match the lens being used. In general, ceramics are a difficult substrate to laser mark as they do not typically absorb a lot laser light or wavelength. Gold can be very easy to mark, requiring little power to get a good, contrasting anneal. A fiber laser is a laser where the active medium being used is an optical fiber that has been doped in rare elements; typically, erbium, ytterbium, neodymium, thulium, praseodymium, holmium or dysprosium. Lens Focal tolerance (arrow) In a Speedy 100 fiber or Speedy 300 fiber, the focal tolerance is approxi- mately ±0.15 mm (0.006 in). Metals that are thick will require more heat energy and a slower speed setting. Fiber Lasers use a optical fiber and use a rare earth medium like neodymium, thulium, erbium, ytterbium, dysprosium, praseodymium, or holmium to make the laser more powerful. 0 More intense laser settings provide a dark grey or charcoal color. Their thermal properties are ideal for laser marking systems for metal because the heat is quickly dissipated. The software will process the Marking Sequence in order and therefore set the mark settings, then mark objects below at those settings until a different mark setting tool is encountered. These are much easier to ablate and will provide great contrast marking. Stainless Steel * CO2 lasers will mark bare metals when coated with a metal marking solution. This lightweight super alloy is used heavily in medical and aerospace applications because of its strength, durability and limited mass. 0000004089 00000 n Chrome There are several types of steels, each with varying carbon content, hardness, and finishes. It can be forged or used as the base metal for some parts, but is usually considered too soft for industrial use. 0000019640 00000 n Select a CO 2 laser with a power level between 25 to 120 Watt and combine it as desired with a 10, 20, 30 or 50 Watt fiber laser (for details on configurations see page 3). It may not be ideal for removing a powder coat but it can easily mark a powder coat. Couple these inherent benefits with advanced optical control to create spot sizes as low as 10um, and you have the ideal laser for semiconductor applications. Industries that utilize this material carry heavy liability and need to ensure that the marking being performed is safe and non-damaging. 200/70%. and therefore some user testing and experimentation is required. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. xintian104@xtlaser.com, ADD:No. 8. While you don’t need to worry too much about which rare-earth elements have been used, the main thing to note is that it is fiber that is being used at the centre of this laser machine. The contrast / brightness of marks achievable on the fiber laser … Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on fiberglass and carbon fiber and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. 0000006780 00000 n 11. semiconductor industry Laserable materials that can be used with Epilog's Co2 and Fiber laser system. Accuracy is required to ensure proper placement and readability of markings that are commonly smaller than 1mm in size and read by vision systems. Laser material has to have a meta-stable state corresponding to a useful energy. The best marking technique depends on the finish of the brass or copper. Engrave Vector (speed/power) Engrave Raster (speed/power) Cut (speed/power) Acrylic Clear 3mm. Because these metals are so hard, etching or engraving is typically not recommended. Laser Power– The percentage of available power you are utilizing. Anneal or polish to protect the plating. Carbon fiber is easier to mark, as the laser typically does not threaten the integrity of the material. The Short Answer: The fiber laser source generates a laser beam by pumping intense diode light into the end of fiber optic cables that have been doped with ytterbium� The energy from the diode light is absorbed by the ytterbium in the fiber optic cables� The ytterbium then releases the energy in the form of photons that travel down the optic cables� The photons that leave the optic cables create the laser … Some are very soft and others are hardened providing a lot of variety. Not all lasers are capable of performing such markings. These lasers have lightning fast pulse durations resulting in less heat on the material. Try our cut-to-size service for stainless steel, with various options of cuts, short production and delivery times available. FiberMark Suggested Material Settings. Along with the thermal benefits of the 532nm laser, increased absorption allows for less intense laser settings, which helps with precision depth control. Care must be taken to ensure the marking happens on the surface only, with no impact to the chrome plating. %%EOF 0000004825 00000 n In some cases a dark anneal can work, but surface irregularities can cause reduced readability. 0000003034 00000 n Laser cutting and marking is a skill you must develop. Aerospace applications require heavy fatigue testing to ensure no structural damage is incurred by the titanium part by way of Heat Affected Zones (HAZ), recasting/remelt layers, or micro-cracking. Fixed pulsewidth fiber lasers have a damage threshold of about 1mj of energy. Some generalizations can be made in terms of markings and how they will appear, but there is always an exception. Fiber Lasers vs CO 2. Our fiber lasers can ablate, etch and engrave coated metals. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on silver and gold and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. Alex Wang: Engrave Raster is when raster engraving, such as doing a bitmap. 0000005338 00000 n The 532nm Green wavelength is inherently cooler than that of IR lasers and provides less thermal transfer. When using CerMark Metal Marking Solution, remember that not all metals use the same speed setting. 0000001921 00000 n You will notice that parameters are provided as a "general range". Annealing allows the surface oxidation to create contrast, removing only a negligible amount of material. Some plastics and polymers can be lightly etched or engraved, but consistency is always a concern. Typically, with lighter marking intensity, aluminum will turn white. Even the most powerful laser marking system will not make a mark on this material. 0000014410 00000 n endstream endobj 35 0 obj <>>> endobj 36 0 obj <> endobj 37 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]/XObject<>>>/Rotate 0/TrimBox[0.0 0.0 612.0 792.0]/Type/Page>> endobj 38 0 obj <> endobj 39 0 obj <> endobj 40 0 obj [/ICCBased 59 0 R] endobj 41 0 obj <> endobj 42 0 obj <> endobj 43 0 obj <> endobj 44 0 obj <> endobj 45 0 obj <> endobj 46 0 obj <>stream Care must be taken in order to prevent it from becoming pierced or damaged, which would expose the underlying metallic surface. Silver is a tricky material to mark as it oxidizes and tarnishes easily. Some coatings, such as powder coat, are thicker and require more intense laser settings to completely remove. Brass and copper 1. The most important settings in the material database are the power and speed laser parameters, which can be set as a percentage between 0 and 100%. Fiber-based materials like fiberglass can be marked with limitations. 0000010705 00000 n There are many types of coatings used to harden or protect metals from corrosive elements. We have found that lower powered, faster pulsing lasers yield the best results. The big key when marking on semiconductor substrates is precision accuracy and depth control. XT Laser offers a 532nm Green laser marking system that is better absorbed by certain ceramics. Because they are composed of individual fibers, the structural integrity can be damaged by the laser, resulting in a blurry marking which cannot be scanned. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on rubber and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. Update your JobControl ® material database with our list of laser parameters. Black delrin is truly an ideal plastic for showcasing the capabilities of a laser marking system. What are the tips to choose best fiber laser cutting machines? Why Should I Purchase A Fiber Laser Marking Machine? Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on titanium and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. Material Test Settings (based on 45w laser tube, vector speeds for cutting, not marking) Next to aluminum, stainless steel is the most commonly marked substrate we see at RMI Laser. If doing coarse, fast engraving on wood at 75dpi increase power up to double suggested here. Nickel is commonly used as plating. Smooth surfaces can offer a soft polished marking affect, but they can also be annealed, etched, or engraved. For example, if I run a 20 watt fiber laser at 50% power setting in my software, I am running at approx. 25 to 150 Watts (CO 2 Laser) is best for laser cutting, engraving, and marking composites that are comprised mostly of organic materials. "�'Tt\�]z#��M,�'>5� I*�z���q��`2:�LLH�u@Aa��l@Z���ʔ@>c8 �AA�A���!��p����^Ʃ�����+�&LMPh��e�1�g���wfM��w�����_i� K ���@,�@�1@,�` ,�+20FC� ��M� (50x50 mm). 0000024582 00000 n Laser engraving jewelry, firearms, tumblers etc. Power. The only factors to consider are the speed and depth of the marking, as each laser series offers the same exact marking type. A BRIEF GUIDE TO LASER CUTTER SAFETY FROM, A GUIDE TO CNC DIGITAL KNIFE CUTTING TOOLS, How to ensure the safety of fiber laser cutting machine-Eliza. Anneal or polish to protect the plating. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on chrome plating and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. Fiber Laser Material Settings; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. 0000003491 00000 n If you’d like to learn more about ablative laser cutting, check out this article on Micron-Scale Manufacturing.. We recommend test marking to ensure the best results. A wider range of marked colors are available with a variable pulse width MOPA type fiber laser although they are generally more difficult to use because of the wider range of possible laser settings. The 532nm Green lasers are also a good choice because they are heavily absorbed and don’t cause a lot of melting. 2. Titanium This means that high quality precision metal marking can be performed to within 0.1 mm of intricate component parts without causing distortion or potential damage to the other parts. 0000007777 00000 n 34 30 The plating is commonly used for protection of parts from corrosive elements. 0000008808 00000 n 5. 0000001448 00000 n 0000000896 00000 n 0000008290 00000 n Medical instruments are annealed, etched or engraved depending on the intended lifecycle and use of the implement. xref 532nm Green lasers can be ideal as they have less thermal energy transfer and also are better absorbed by a wider range of plastics. Etching or engraving is best in order to provide readability by humans and machines. Each and every XT Laser series is capable of marking on coated and painted metals and the ideal system for your application depends on your marking requirements. These lasers can even mark silicon wafers or integrated circuits that can only be measured in angstroms. 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