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1Jul2020
Laser marking on plastic electronic components

Laser marking on plastic electronic components

2020-07-01 15:02:59

The electronic components industry uses a wide variety of plastics due to the varied functions required and the properties they provide. In general, plastics can be marked with fiber or DPSS lasers, the latter providing a better response for contrast generation.…
11Jun2020
Laser marking on biodegradable capsules

Laser marking on biodegradable capsules

2020-06-11 13:23:38

One of society's most important challenges is the sustainability of the planet and the role effective recycling plays within that. That is why the packaging industry is constantly innovating to develop products that are recyclable and have minimal impact on…
29May2020
Polypropylene tray laser coding

Polypropylene tray laser coding

2020-05-29 15:43:52

Polypropylene is a type of thermoplastic that, thanks to its strength and light weight properties, is increasingly used in various types of applications, especially in the food industry. In fact, polypropylene is a versatile and fully recyclable plastic, which means that…
20May2020
Beverage can laser coding

Beverage can laser coding

2020-05-20 14:42:36

The beverage industry is one of the industries with the highest production rates. In most of these factories, the hourly production of beverage cans is around 80,000 cans per hour. Since it requires coding of several lines of text, marking…
6May2020
Laser coding of pills

Laser coding of pills

2020-05-06 11:39:13

On other occasions we have seen examples of marking in the pharmaceutical industry to comply with the appropriate regulations corresponding to the FDA's Unique Device Identification (UDI) or the European Union's Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD). In this case, we go…
24Apr2020
PET laser cutting for protective mask manufacturing

PET laser cutting for protective mask manufacturing

2020-04-24 12:28:46

Sometimes the world receives a blow for which it is not prepared, which puts society’s proactivity, agility, efficiency and solidarity to the test. During this COVID-19 crisis, the world is responding in an exemplary manner. One of the keys to…
17Apr2020
Coding on cardboard detergent boxes

Coding on cardboard detergent boxes

2020-04-17 15:53:44

Packaging coding, as cardboard detergent boxes, is one of the industries where the use of lasers is most widely used. The reason for this is the high production rates, where a marking system without consumables such as lasers, apart from…
9Apr2020
Coding packaging for the pharmaceutical industry

Coding packaging for the pharmaceutical industry

2020-04-09 10:47:44

Pharmaceutical products traceability If we think about the importance of traceability and safety of the production processes that are currently carried out, we may not find an industry where they are more valuable than in the medical and pharmaceutical industries.…
5Mar2020
Laser engraving of datamatrix on steel

Laser engraving of datamatrix on steel

2020-03-05 17:19:08

On certain occasions, the laser engraving of a piece must be carried out at an intermediate step of the production process. This implies that a marking must be resistant to the processes in the manufacturing chain that follow on, which…
27Jan2020
Parquet internal traceability

Parquet internal traceability

2020-01-27 16:33:29

Traceability is a guarantee of control The innovation and development of new technologies mean that more and more industries increase their levels of control and traceability of their processes in order to optimize costs and ensure the best product. The…
15Jan2020
Laser marking on recycled polymer pipe

Laser marking on recycled polymer pipe

2020-01-15 14:30:23

Recycling is an increasingly present matter in society, and polymer recycling is not exempt from the trend, despite not being easy due to the variety and composition of the materials. Laser marking on recycled polymer pipe saves consumable costs since it…
2Dec2019
Laser marking on cardboard

Laser marking on cardboard

2019-12-02 12:10:00

Secondary packaging must also be coded correctly so as not to lose the traceability of the products inside. In this case, cardboard boxes that contain cleaning sprays. Laser marking on cardboard is one of the most common in the coding…
15Nov2019
Marking on Tempered Glass

Marking on Tempered Glass

2019-11-15 12:35:10

Security product marking Tempered glass is a safety glass that, through thermal and chemical processes, increases its resistance up to 4 to 5 times more than normal glass. The tempering process puts the exterior surfaces into compression and the inner…
5Nov2019
Laser marking directly onto bread

Laser marking directly onto bread

2019-11-05 11:06:23

Laser coding directly onto food Laser marking directly onto bread, or any other product, is increasingly present in the world of food. One of the keys to achieving sustainability lies in the elimination of unnecessary packaging and labels that can not…
21Oct2019
Laser marking on oak wood

Laser marking on oak wood

2019-10-21 11:31:00

Marking in the beverage market is very diverse due to the multiple materials to be encoded, the type of beverage inside the package, and the speed of the production line. In this case, we will focus on the laser marking of…
7Oct2019
Laser marking on PMMA methacrylate

Laser marking on PMMA methacrylate

2019-10-07 10:51:19

  Laser marking on polymethyl methacrylate thermoplastic polymer (PMMA) is very common in the automotive market, especially in car headlight production, due to its high transparency, aesthetics and scratch resistance. With the Macsa D-5000 UV laser we achieve a lasting,…
30Sep2019
Coding on polyolefin tags

Coding on polyolefin tags

2019-09-30 12:15:32

Marking and coding on polyolefin requires testing to find the type of laser that best suits the needs of the client. However, since this material does not have a precise composition, as is common in polymers, each manufacturer uses its…
8Aug2019
Laser marking on colored wood

Laser marking on colored wood

2019-08-08 09:41:40

Identifying construction materials allows the manufacturer to carry out an exhaustive control of the traceability of their products. On this occasion, the material in question to be marked was colored wood, namely kitchen furniture doors. An area of ​​50x50 mm…
24May2019
Marking on special polymers - Beverage

Marking on special polymers - Beverage

2019-05-24 00:00:00

The bottle lid industry represents a financial volume of approximately 1,500 million euros in Europe, due to the fact that nearly 250,000 million lids are manufactured annually. It is a very varied market because it includes a wide range of…
8Feb2019
Laser marking directly on vegetable skin

Laser marking directly on vegetable skin

2019-02-08 00:00:00

Fruit and vegetable traceability is indispensable to properly track and verify every step of the distribution of produce and identify their origin if necessary. Laser marking directly on vegetable skins is increasingly common among producers, as it leads to savings…
8Jan2019
Marking in rubber tube for automotive use

Marking in rubber tube for automotive use

2019-01-08 00:00:00

In the automotive market we can find an infinity of materials that need to be marked and coded in order to ensure perfect traceability during their manufacturing processes. For environmental reasons, the rubber currently used in the automotive industry is…
13Dec2018
Coding and marking on windscreen wiper cap (POM).

Coding and marking on windscreen wiper cap (POM).

2018-12-13 00:00:00

Markings and codes containing information such as serial or batch numbers among other data, need to be made on the plastic components used in the automotive industry. These markings must be carried out obtaining maximum contrast. These automotive parts will…
4Dec2018
Marking and coding in water bottles (PET)

Marking and coding in water bottles (PET)

2018-12-04 00:00:00

PET is the most commonly used material in the beverage industry. It is a synthetic material belonging to the group of polyesters which have the characteristic that the faster they cool, the more transparent they become. When marking water bottles,…
21Nov2018
Marking on Denim Fabric

Marking on Denim Fabric

2018-11-21 00:00:00

The average number of liters of water that are needed to make a pair of jeans reaches 5 figures. This is why Macsa ID is working hard to provide a more sustainable production by using laser technology to mark, fade,…
12Nov2018
Laser coding on metal lids.

Laser coding on metal lids.

2018-11-12 13:39:37

On the food and drink industry, metal lids guarantee the hermetic seal required by many products. There are different types: special lids for pasteurized products, with protection, with a sterilization button, and of different diameters and colours. However, all of them need to be…
20Jun2018
Laser marking on concrete

Laser marking on concrete

2018-06-20 00:00:00

The main function of concrete sleepers is to maintain the stability of the tracks when faced with the static stress caused by the train's own weight and variations in temperature. Thanks to its lower cost and strength, wood sleepers have…
21Mar2018
Marking on an oil bottle (PET)

Marking on an oil bottle (PET)

2018-03-21 00:00:00

PET containers are the most frequently used ones in the industry thanks to their resistance, flexibility and its ease of molding. In this case, a QR code + 1 line of text (Macsa’s website) were marked on an oil bottle…
25Jan2018
Painted steel marking with DPSS laser

Painted steel marking with DPSS laser

2018-01-25 00:00:00

Marking and coding generally indicate the serial number, the batch number, the expiry date and so on, but this time we are going to focus on when a warning message needs to be added, and specifically the marking of a…
22Jan2018
Laser marking on plastic taps

Laser marking on plastic taps

2018-01-22 00:00:00

The last manufacturing process that the product undergoes is coding and marking so that the relevant identification regulations concerning packaged foods or drinks can also be adhered to. In this particular application we can see that the product reference, the time…
12Nov2017
'Annealing' on stainless steel bearing

'Annealing' on stainless steel bearing

2017-11-12 00:00:00

Metal parts, such as bearings, also need to be marked for identification with their product reference, brand or lot number for later traceability. Metal requires a marking and coding that does not damage the surface and with a high marking…
5Nov2017
Coding with laser reactive ink on glass

Coding with laser reactive ink on glass

2017-11-05 00:00:00

Glass, one of the most widely used substrates in cosmetics and perfumes, is one of the materials in which laser marking is of excellent quality and which is also considered as one of the hardest. In addition to this, Macsa…
3Oct2017
Marking a data matrix on aluminum

Marking a data matrix on aluminum

2017-10-03 00:00:00

In the automotive industry many different component manufacturers are involved to deliver the parts needed for final assembly. The productivity demands of the automotive sector necessitate coding and marking systems that enable the identification, control and traceability of all components…
2Oct2017
Perforation of coding numbers in pet passports

Perforation of coding numbers in pet passports

2017-10-02 00:00:00

Identification document production requires increasingly more secure and permanent printing and marking technology. The Macsa K-1030 HPD laser is a CO2 laser with a high energy density able to perforate multiple sheets within a passport, thereby replacing traditional mechanical processes.…
18May2017
Laser marking of 2D QR code on aluminum valves

Laser marking of 2D QR code on aluminum valves

2017-05-18 00:00:00

There are many reasons why the products are coded, thanks to Macsa ID laser equipment, almost all substrates may be marked with guarantees of permanence and contrast. This is the case of aluminum valves. A 2D Datamatrix code marking was performed…
2May2017
Complex message laser coding on cardboard packaging

Complex message laser coding on cardboard packaging

2017-05-02 00:00:00

The pharmaceutical sector needs reliable equipment for coding carton boxes which will contain medicines in order to comply with the legal requirements of traceability, following the GS1 standard for pharma products. This laser is suitable for those applications where is…
8Mar2017
Cutting and coding of laminated foil

Cutting and coding of laminated foil

2017-03-08 00:00:00

Macsa ID HPD series is used to cut and to codify packaged goods and, in the industrial markets, to mark a wide range of substrates as laminated foil.   HPD series are powerful CO2 and high efficiency lasers. Their high…
9Jan2017
Pulsed fiber laser for marking on aluminum cans

Pulsed fiber laser for marking on aluminum cans

2017-01-09 00:00:00

Beverage companies require a fast and reliable coding system to mark aluminum cans with 2D QR codes. In aluminum cans, the marking quality is extremely important because this code must be read by smartphone applications. The F-9050 UHS PULSED laser adapts…
10Oct2016
Laser coding on glass bottle

Laser coding on glass bottle

2016-10-10 00:00:00

In this dynamic application permanent marking is to be marked on glass for traceability purposes. CO2 lasers get an excellent reaction when marking on glass, especially if it is tinted glass. For this application the type of laser used may…
14Sep2016
HPD CO2 laser for rubber seal perforation

HPD CO2 laser for rubber seal perforation

2016-09-14 00:00:00

Automobile doors require a rubber seal in order to ensure a correct closing and sealing. Automotive manufacturers use S-3100 HPD to perforate the rubber and to prevent water from accumulating in the internal cavity of the joint and ensure transpiration.…
14Sep2016
Pulsed CO2 laser marking on rubber shoe sole

Pulsed CO2 laser marking on rubber shoe sole

2016-09-14 00:00:00

The S-3100 HPD by Macsa is a CO2 laser with which is possible to obtain excellent results in marking rubber soles for shoes. Combining a big lens area and the power of the Macsa S-3100 HPD laser ensure an optimal energy…
25Aug2015
Food packaging - film microperforated

Food packaging - film microperforated

2015-08-25 00:00:00

In this application, film is microperforated to be used in the food packaging industry where - many times - fruits and vegetables need to be kept in containers which allow ventilation. Such application requires high speed but also good definition. This can be achieved with…