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Fiber Lasers Put Their Print on the Marking Industry

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Jack Gabzdyl, TRUMPF

The commercial use of lasers for marking first appeared in the 1970s and was based on solid-state Nd:YAG and CO2 sources. The laser technologies offered a novel and attractive, noncontact, consumable-free marking process for a broad range of materials. Initial offerings were expensive and dogged with maintenance issues, but the evolution of the technology steadily made lasers the first choice for product marking applications. The introduction of nanosecond pulsed fiber lasers represented a significant step change in technology, and these sources quickly became the laser of choice for...Read full article

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