Laser Marking System Q&A

Recently, a manufacturer of Class 1 medical devices contacted me with some questions about integrating advanced laser marking systems with their products. The system needed to satisfy FDA and customer marking requirements, and they were looking for a supplier who was willing to work closely with them to provide support.

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Visit to Low Cost Hybrid Laser Marker Suppliers in China

In March, my wife and I made a tip to Guangzhou, China to visit FocusLaser, the supplier of the hardware and laser components of Jimani’s Low Cost Hybrid Fiber Laser Marking System. The laser module, scanhead, optical and workstation components of that system are supplied by FocusLaser in Guangzhou. Jimani adds the computer, control board and software to those components in order to turn them into a complete laser marking system. I was interested in getting a firsthand look and the company that we are doing business with.

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The Importance of Laser Marking Enclosures

Laser classes are defined by CDRH (Center for Devices and Radiological Health), a branch of the FDA. Any laser that does “work” is a Class IV laser. Suffice it to say that the power range of Class IV lasers is extremely broad and I have stated before that it is somewhat comparable to categorizing a pea shooter and a cruise missile into the same class of weaponry.

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Class 4 Laser Engraver: Flexibility + Efficiency Delivers Performance

Langolier_laser_marking_system_with_sherline_x-yAn Open Table Langolier Laser Engraving System is an extremely flexible and high performance laser engraving solution.  There are two big advantages to be gained by using an Open Table system.


Flexibility is a critical part of just about any manufacturing process.  Parts can vary widely in size and shape and so laser marking systems used in industrial environments need to be easily 

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What Determines the Price of a Fiber Laser Marking System

jimani fiber laserA few years ago I found myself in the position of having to defend our pricing because of the proliferation of low cost fiber laser systems flooding the market. Rather than try to brag about why our selection of components and features make our system what it is, I thought that I would just explain why things cost what they cost. Some time ago, we published an article on our blog talking about what specifically makes up the cost of a fiber laser marking system.  

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