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3 Tips on How to Buy a Right Laser Marking Machine

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With the increasing awareness of lasers, more people are using them to customize their products or make the necessary content permanent. However, people are confused about choosing a suitable laser marking machine even though the market for laser marking machines is already mature. This article will help you make the right decision when buying a laser marking machine.

Tip 1: Make sure the material of your target product.
What is the material you are going to mark? It will help you to find the right laser type.

There are four different types of laser marking machines on the market: Co2 laser, Fiber laser, UV laser, and Green laser.

a. Fiber laser marking machine is suitable for metals, plastics, leather, and stone.

b. Co2 laser marking machine is suitable for plastics, glass, acrylic, wood, textile, leather, paper, stone, and laminates.

c. UV and green laser marking machines are suitable for metals, plastics, glass, acrylic, wood, textile, leather, paper, stone, and laminates.

Tip 2: Tell the supplier the content size you will mark.
What is the size of your marking content?

With the increase in marking size, the focus distance will also increase. It means the laser power to the material surface will decrease. By knowing the marking size you want, the supplier can select the right laser source power and lens field.

Tip 3: Make sure the marking depth you want.
Do you have a special request for marking depth?

It takes time to do depth marking; if you have a particular depth marking request, tell the supplier, and they will recommend the right one.

Above are the three tips for choosing a laser marking machine. I hope it will be helpful to you.

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