Laser Engraving Anodized Aluminum

Permanent, high-contrast and fast laser marking of anodized aluminum.

How to use a laser machine to engrave aluminum.

You can mark anodized aluminum perfectly using laser technology without consumables. Depending on the color of the anodized layer, the result is a good contrast and a beautiful, light engraving. You can also laser mark anodized aluminum. The surface is not removed. The result is comparable to an annealing marking on steel. Particularly on naturally anodized aluminum, the result is an easily legible and high-quality laser marking.

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Which types of aluminum are suitable for laser engraving and laser marking?

  • Anodized aluminum
  • Natural aluminum
  • AlumaMark®

Why a laser machine is the right tool for processing anodized aluminum. A comparison of technologies.

What you can do with anodized aluminum and a Trotec laser machine.

What our customers say about laser marking anodized aluminum with Trotec laser machines.

“The marking ability and quality of the Trotec laser machine were definite selection criteria for our application. The great cooperation and support from the Trotec specialists won us over and significantly contributed to the success of our company.”

Jochen Rosen, MBA


“The Trotec laser marking machine has been very well received by our staff. In the last 26 years I’ve never known a new machine to be ‘adopted’ so quickly and positively."

R. Eggenreiter

Hoffmann & Co Elektrokohle AG

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Which anodized aluminum is recommended for laser engraving?

Anodised or colour-anodised aluminium is suitable for both engraving with a CO2 laser or fiber laser and with a mechanical engraving machine. The anodised aluminium can be processed perfectly with the laser machine and almost photographic qualities can be achieved. Typical applications are data plates, advertising signs and identification plates.


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