Aluminium black marking

Engrave anodised aluminium data plates using SpeedMark laser software

Two quick steps to a finished data plate with serial number

In this example, the data plate consists of two elements: the graphic file with the fixed content and the extension with the serial number. To begin, import the graphic file.

Step 1:

Upload the graphic file (bmp file) by clicking the "bmp" icon. (Please note that you can also use all other common graphic files). You will now find the desired graphic in the graphic field.

Step 2:

After the import, the data plate layout is displayed in the middle of the graphic field. Depending on requirements, you can freely move this within the marking area (e.g. in order to mark multiple data plates at once).

View Tips & Tricks "SpeedMark array function"


Adding the serial number

Each machine has its own data plate with its own unique serial number. The SpeedMark marking software does this automatically for you.

Step 1:

Add a text field in the flowchart (see picture) and select "Serial number" for source.

Step 2:

A selection field will appear where you can specify how the serial number should look. Create your combination of text and the number of digits.
With this you have created the data plates.

Step 3:

Finally, select the laser parameters in the parameter database (for details, see Tips & Tricks "SpeedMark Laser Parameters"), insert the material and engrave the data plates. Detailed instructions can be found in the tutorial.

View Tips & Tricks "SpeedMark Laser Parameters" Tutorial


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