Laser Marking for Dataplates
and Industrial Tags

For industrial tags and data plates made of metal and plastics

laser marking nameplate

Be flexible

Laser marking: a flexible solution

A marking laser is the ideal tool for producing nameplates. Whether you need to install signs for legal reasons or need to create functional labels, a laser allows you to label self-adhesive materials, plastics and metals. It is equally suitable for standard sizes as well as unusual shapes or sizes.

Designed specifically for use along the industrial production chain, our high-speed SpeedMarker laser marking machines produce permanent, durable markings at speeds as fast as 640 characters per second (with a 900 character-per-second option). SpeedMarker systems are also available in four different bed sizes, and with a number of configuration options, power options and accessories, so systems can be adapted to meet unique application needs. More on SpeedMarker marking lasers.

Unique application needs are no problem for the included SpeedMark laser marking software, which comes with several modules for common marking tasks such as barcoding, serialization, deep engraving, and more. Each module can be adjusted to meet your application requirements. More on how to create custom marking programs using SpeedMark laser marking software

Materials suitable for laser engraving

  • Plastics
  • Laminates
  • Acrylic plates
  • Coated metals, e.g. anodized aluminum
  • Stainless steel
  • and many more
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Application examples for dataplates

Laser markings are durable and are resistant to abrasion, UV radiation, heat, cold, chemicals or alcohol. The precise laser beam makes it possible to apply fine details and even 1-point fonts on material that are clearly legible without laborious pre-processing. If you want to label one piece or several hundred, the cost per laser marking remains consistently low thanks to minimal maintenance and repair costs.

  • Dataplates
  • Industrial plaques
  • Machine plaques
  • Warning notices
  • Product information
  • Information on trademark protection

Why should I buy a laser for dataplate marking?

Intelligent marking software for industrial needs: By purchasing any Trotec laser system you will receive a perfectly tuned software package that guarantees a simple work process and highest ease of use. Depending on your device, the Trotec marking software is able to generate codes or serial numbers or to communicate with ERP or database systems. It has never been easier to achieve perfect labels.

Function and advantages of laser technology

Mark flexible, variable data

You can mark a wide range of markings can be created from variable content without retooling.


Maximize efficiency with high-speed marking

  • High speed marking with variable data is possible (e.g. serial numbers, codes)
  • A wide range of different markings can be created without retooling or tool changes

Advantages of Trotec Lasers

  • Intelligent and intuitive marking software
  • Fast and highly accurate positioning of components by means of a camera system: SpeedMark Vision - Smart Adjust
  • Integration of contents from ERP files is possible

Permanent markings

  • Laser markings are permanent and durable, and will withstand harsh environments
  • Especially important for traceability and quality assurance

Advantages of Trotec Lasers

  • Product portfolio with matching fiber laser systems for all requirements
  • OEM galvo fiber laser for integration into production lines
  • Custom-built systems according to customer requirements

Marking take seconds and allow fast cycle times

  • High speed labeling thanks to galvo technology

Advantages of Trotec Lasers

  • Maintenance-free galvo fiber lasers for fastest labels with minimal servicing

Incredible design opportunities

  • Virtually any design can be created with the laser: Logos, designs, bar codes, etc.
  • It is possible to create 1-point fonts and small shapes that are still clearly legible
  • Even photos can be created in the shortest possible time

Advantages of Trotec Lasers

  • DirectMark or JobControl software for laser marking directly from the graphics program make everything as easy as printing

Cost-efficient production

  • Direct marking does not increase costs for consumables
  • No pre- or post-treatments are required
  • Tool wear is eliminated

Advantages of Trotec Lasers

  • The SpeedMarker with a maintenance-free fiber laser can be integrated as a laser workstation or into a production line
  • The robust mechanics of Trotec laser systems have been designed for many years of intensive use with minimal servicing

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