Metals represent the largest group of elements, comprising around 80% of all elements. All metals except mercury are solids at room temperature. They feature a few shared properties, such as electrical conductivity and the characteristic lustrous metallic appearance.
In order to cater for the wide range of uses for metals in industrial applications, ACI Laser offers the ideal solutions for high quality markings on metals. The laser systems suitable for this application emit radiation at a wavelength of 1064 nm. This wavelength is absorbed exceptionally well by metallic substances, which is the fundamental requirement for high-quality laser markings.
Typical materials (selection)
- Light metals such as aluminium and titanium
- Noble metals such as gold, silver, bronze, copper and brass
- Construction steel such as stainless steel, alloy steel and non-alloy steel
- Tool steel such as non-alloy tool steel, HSS and carbide
- Cast steel