Laser marking in the automotive industry

Laser marking of components made of metal or plastic. Permanent data matrix labeling, laser cutting of plastic parts.

Automotive industry
Permanent data matrix labeling of cast and plastic parts.

How you can use a laser machine for marking in the automotive industry.

In the automotive industry, clear and complete traceability of safety-relevant components must be guaranteed.  Many materials in the automotive industry can be marked permanently and with a high contrast using laser technology.

The optimal readability of data matrix codes and other alphanumeric markings is a prerequisite for this. Laser marking machines are the perfect tool for direct part marking. Codes and other content are applied reliably, quickly and in a high quality to almost all materials that are used in automotive manufacturing.

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Why industrial laser marking makes sense. A comparison of technologies.

Laser marking applications.

How to save money with laser marking in the automotive industry.

Direct laser marking for the traceability of products can significantly reduce costs. These examples show the savings per label or for the overall investment period. The laser costs include the investment costs and the running costs.

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Which laser machine is needed for industrial laser marking?

The SpeedMarker series is perfect for the traceability of products thanks to the simple laser marking of dynamic data. Individual components as well as large batches can be marked with a galvo laser system of laser class 2 for full traceability, brand communication or with functional markings.

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What our customers say.

“The quality of Trotec machines coupled with their support network made us fully confident in our purchase. With the two machines we now have greater scope for production and prototyping, saving us both time and money in outsourcing.”

David Hoskins

Manufacturing Engineer - Abb Ltd.

“We use the SpeedMarker 700 to mark the brand and logo on our motors, along with all its specifications and certifications. The system is fully integrated with our ERP, once we scan the work order all the info is automatically pulled. Trotec offers impeccable support especially in the early stages of programming and calibration. The SpeedMarker 700 offers the highest quality of marking on stainless steel and mild steel units.”

George Barbuc

Project Manager - Van der Graaf

“We have previous experience with other laser system manufacturers in production, e.g. for marking housings or PCBs. However, they don’t offer a suitable solution for our requirements. In contrast, Trotec Laser was able to provide us with an optimal production solution using the SP1500 large-format laser machine.”

Stefan Beichter

Manufacturing Process Developer - Production Technology, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG

FAQs when using a laser in automotive industry.

Which automotive parts are laser marked?

How can I laser mark automotive parts?

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