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SCHMIDT to Feature Class IV Laser at IMTS 2016

May 31, 2016

Niles, IL - May 26, 2016 - At IMTS 2016, SCHMIDT will be featuring their Class IV laser. This popular model is designed for larger part marking applications that make enclosing the laser impractical. The Class IV also speeds up the marking process as there is no need to constantly open and close a cabinet door. Demand has been growing for the Class IV in a variety of industries ranging from... Read More

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Micro Engraving Tools promote burr-free surface finishes.

May 31, 2016

Featuring sharp, positive cutting geometry, Sphinx Micro Engraving Tools come standard with 3 mm diameter shank. Solid carbide tools are available in variety angles, including 30, 40, 50, 60, and 90° with flat or radius tipped geometries. Radius cutters range from .0016–.0039 in. and flats range from .0008–.0059 in. Engravers are suitable for work in most materials ranging from alloyed and unalloyed steels to thermosetting plastics, and even titanium. Read More

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DPSS Laser Marking System features all-in-one design.

May 26, 2016

Intended for applications which require high resolution and where high speed throughput is not required, Model MP2 includes Diode Pumped Solid State laser, laser beam scanning optics (galvanometer), control electronics, and marking software. Laser provides pulse duration of 3 ns, peak power of 30 kW, and runs on 24 Vdc/6 A. With 1,064 nm infrared wavelength, system is suited for marking metals, plastics, and some organics. Optional laser safe enclosure is available. Read More

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Portable Laser Marker handles oversized components.

May 16, 2016

Available with IVO<sub>4</sub>, 10 W, 20 W, 30 W, and 40 W laser options, VIS-P is suitable for marking plastics, metal and alloys, as well as anodized, painted surfaces. Air-cooled system features marking area of 4.33 x 4.33 in. Two laser handles and Snorkel ensure accurate and safe laser beam up to 3 ft. Marking details such as serial numbers, straight line, and arc text with full TIF capability, basic geometrical figures, shift and date codes, bar codes, and 2D/Data matrix are standard capabilities. Read More

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Hot Stamping Presses mark fabric, plastics, and wood.

April 7, 2016

Designed for high-production environments, Automator MB20/21E Series features cast base with standard T-slots for tooling. Stroke of rack is 2.559 in. on manual bench mounted Model MB20E and 2.637 in. on both pneumatic bench Model MB21E and pneumatic universal mount Model MB21EU. Equipped with automatic ribbon advancement package and temperature control regulator, machines apply consistent personalization of products with colored foil imprints. Read More

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Dot Peen Marking Controller incorporates touchscreen UI.

April 7, 2016

Supplied in fireproof, dust-resistant resin enclosure, AC500-3.0 Dot Peen Universal Controller works with Automator America pneumatic, electric, and scribe marking systems. Abilities also enable operation and communication with outside equipment, including any smart motor. Standard programming allows alphanumeric, symbol, logo, and barcode marking through touchscreen, and deep marks are made possible via multiple dot repetition. Multiple controller connectivity options are standard. Read More

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Green Nanosecond Lasers help maximize processing throughput.

April 1, 2016

Combining high-efficiency optical pumping approach with microelectronics miniaturization technology, AVIA NX Lasers deliver up to 65 W of average power at 532 nm from laser head that measures less than 2 ft long. Q-switched, diode-pumped, solid-state units provide optimized beam characteristics of M²<1.3, suited for cutting and drilling of thin foils and flex materials, silicon micromachining, 3D chip package manufacturing, ink jet nozzle drilling, and solar cell scribing/drilling. Read More

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Inkjet System provides optimized barcode decode-ability.

March 7, 2016

Suitable for packaging lines where boxes are rarely perfectly uniform, Model IJ4000 prints alphanumerics, barcodes, and graphics onto porous substrates. Precision print placement is ensured by roller retractor and digital level sensor accelerometer that indicates when print engines are perfectly aligned and perpendicular with packaging material. Print engines provide throw distance of ½ in. for alphanumerics and ¼ in. for barcodes, minimizing impact of corrugate dust, glue, and contaminants. Read More

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Casting Solutions

February 29, 2016

Automator America will be showcasing their Casting Identification Solutions at the Cast Expo. Solutions include dot peen and laser marking systems for post casting identification requirements such as alpha/numeric characters and 2D bar codes for complete traceability. Also on display will be their impact presses equipped with specialized tooling package to mark variable data for pattern... Read More

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Fancort Industries to Roll Out Its New Product Lineup at APEX

February 22, 2016

CALDWELL, NJ - Fancort Industries, Inc., now in its 44th year, will exhibit in Booth #3010 at the 2016 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place March 15-17, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company will showcase its wide selection of equipment and services designed to meet all requirements from prototype to moderate production, specializing in processing high-reliability aerospace... Read More

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CNC Laser Cutter/Engraving Machine delivers quality, precision.

February 11, 2016

Along with all-steel construction and precision linear rails, large format CNC Laser Cutting Systems feature CO2 laser design that maintains consistent beam focus. Laser features micro stepper controller with usability-optimized, maintenance-free control console that optimizes cutting speed and process to maximize work efficiency. Other features include vertical blade table surface, downdraft fume evacuation system and pull-out drawers, water chiller, and various laser head options. Read More

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Laser Texturing Machine occupies 48.4 x 87.8 in. footprint.

February 10, 2016

Employing fully digitized texturing process, 3-axis LASER P 400 and 5-axis LASER P 400U are automation ready and can texture, mark, engrave, and add functional texture to parts, molds, and dies. Dual laser head, which includes fiber nanosecond and femtosecond pulsed lasers, allows surface texturing and engraving with one setup. While LASER P 400 accommodates workpieces up to 23.6 x 15.7 x 9.8 in., LASER P 400U accommodates workpieces with max diameter and height of 4.7 in. Read More

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Inline Marking System provides industrial traceability.

February 3, 2016

Built around permanent dot peen marking technology, M4 System can mark text, logos, data matrix codes, barcodes, date codes, QR codes, and serial numbers. System features 16-bus card, high-resolution color screen, GUI, and user-friendly software, with no PC required. IDI Mark technology ensures consistent marks, even on uneven surfaces, while IDI Track detects missed parts or marks and predicts production outages. System is suited for automated production lines and custom-engineered solutions. Read More

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Modular Coding and Marking Laser adapts to user's needs.

February 2, 2016

With Scalable Product Architecture, Macsa SPA Laser System accommodates kits and options to adapt to most complex needs of production line. Modular design makes it possible to perform tasks such as installing lenses, changing heads, and printing on curved or uneven surfaces via 3D printing options. Complying with IP54 guidelines, laser stays sealed in dusty environments. System is cooled via reverse air flow circuit which keeps inside free of dirt and dust. Read More

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GETECH Appoints Fancort Industries, Inc. as Distributor in North America

February 1, 2016

SINGAPORE - GETECH, the worldwide leader in PCB automation and depaneling, is pleased to announce it has appointed Fancort Industries to market and sell its range of depaneling, marking and automation systems in the USA and Canada. For 24 years, GETECH has provided the world's leading electronics manufacturing companies with reliable, stress free depaneling and marking solutions both... Read More

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Fonon Awarded Contract for MarkStarPRO from Woodex Bearing

January 15, 2016

Fonon's MarkStarPRO™ is the industry's only hand-held Fiber Laser Marking System designed for true portability in the field, warehouse, or to mark oversized applications LAKE MARY, FL - Fonon Corporation ("Fonon") is pleased to announce first time customer Woodex Bearing has placed a purchase order for the company's MarkStarPRO™.  Woodex produces bearing material from... Read More

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Earthworks Orders Multiple Systems from Fonon Corporation

January 15, 2016

Fonon’s Laser Photonics' brand of marking engraving systems continues to set industry standards in quality of workmanship, speed, and operator safety LAKE MARY, FL - Fonon Corporation ("Fonon") is pleased to announce first time customer Earthworks has ordered multiple systems from the company.  Earthworks is dedicated to quality and sonic excellence providing the very best in... Read More

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i Teach(TM) - The Visual Layout Function

October 28, 2015

Kwik Mark Inc. would like to introduce the Only Pre-Programmed Dot Peen Marker with iTeach technology, the visual layout function. Kwik Mark has developed the iTeach visual layout function so there are No prints or part dimensions required, No measuring or layout tools needed, and No programming experience necessary. Proudly Made in the USA!   All Kwik Mark systems (and software) are... Read More

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High-Resolution Inkjet Printer codes text, graphics, and more.

October 13, 2015

Used for coding text, graphics, and/or barcodes on bottles, cans, cartons, cases, pallets, and parts, Series 400 DOTMARK® includes self-contained ink jet coders that print copy from 2&ndash;150 mm at resolutions up to 600 dpi and speeds up to 750 fpm (shaft encoder capable). Horizontal or top down printing is available, and integrated touchscreen keypad allows for standalone copy inputs. Constructed of anodized aluminum, printers feature photocell product detector and use disposable ink cartridge. Read More

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AP LAZER: Auto Industry Discovers Potential Profit with a Casket 2D Laser System

October 1, 2015

LANSING, Mich.  - The American auto industry recently discovered a 2D laser system originally designed to engrave caskets and granite monuments to have higher profit potential in automotive manufacturing, customization, and branding than 3D printing. 2D laser originally did not catch the auto industry's attention because a traditional "boxed-up" laser machine allows only small,... Read More