Parts of the laser engraving toolMarking on the objects is the way to give the identity to the objects. One can know about the manufacturing company, manufacturing details, model number and other important but precise details about the object. In the present time, laser engraving is the latest method of engraving the objects. It is the techniques that is used for engraving the text or images on various objects with the help of laser beam. In the process of laser engraving, the surface is first melted and then allowed to evaporate with the effect of laser beam. Then, laser beam removes the material and creates the different impression on the surface.
Laser engraving equipment basically includes the laser and the controller. Laser is a pen like equipments from which the laser beam is released and the controller is like minicomputer which helps in controlling the movement of the laser beam. There is a matrix of grayscale which helps in getting the darker or lighter engraves. The darkness of the engravings can also be selected on the basis of material on which it is done.
Different types of laser equipments are available in the market, so you should be specific about your needs for investing in the right kind of laser engraving machine.
Benefits of laser engraving of the objects
Here are some of the benefits of the laser engraving on the objects:
- It is completely a safe process and no damage is caused to the surface on which engraving is done. During the engraving, there is no direct contact between the laser beam tip and the object. Unlike the traditional mechanical engraving machine, no pressure is applied on the object.
- Very precise and the fine details of engraving will be obtained on the object.
- Laser based engraving is faster than any other kind of engraving technique.
- Advanced laser Engraving equipment are very easy to use. It can be used by the beginners as well as the professionals. They are programmed to enable the generation of the designs very easily. All types of shapes can be created with this type of engraving tools.
Application of laser engraving
Laser engraving is done on the wide range of materials including wood, metals, plastic, glass, leather, stone, rubber, jewelry, electronic equipment and many more. The intensity of laser beam required for engraving on different materials varies from one another. So, there is a need to set the specific intensity of the required laser beam to engrave on different materials.