SELMSDORF, Germany, Nov. 4, 2014 — New CO2 lasers for direct part marking, from Foba Laser Marking + Engraving, apply permanent, high-resolution marks key for traceability and counterfeit protection. The C.0101 and C.0301 can mark simple or complex contents on paperboard, glass, painted metals and many plastic materials used in auto parts, electronic components, cables and other products. The 30-W C.0301 is suited for higher-speed mark-on-the-fly applications or more demanding materials such as many plastics. The systems offer print speeds up to 1300 characters per second and line speeds up to 900 m/min. There are 32 standard beam-delivery options and four interface options. Wavelength, scan-head aperture, marking head position, IP rating and power can be configured to suit application needs.