January 1, 2005
Originally Published MPMN January 2005 HOTLINEAdditive Expands Scope of Laser Marking
Matrix-independent technology yields photo-quality images
Laser marking of plastic products typically requires the use of an additive or pigment. The additive absorbs the laser light, converting it into heat that carbonizes the polymer. This has several drawbacks including coloration issues and poor contrast and image definition. Depending on the type of polymer that is being marked, the laser system also generally requires fine-tuning...
Read more... Spray Device Applies Coatings to Complex Geometries
Adjustable spray heads enable complete coverage of devices
A spray coating system can be used for both R&D and production volumes. The SPX 50 from Harland Medical Systems (Eden Prairie, MN) coats devices up to 50 cm long by moving the devices past a set of stationary spray heads...
Read more... Sensors Save Data Internally
Units facilitate measuring signals between sensor and transmitterDigital pH sensors allow process data to be saved directly in the units. Offered by Endress & Hauser Ltd. (Manchester, UK), the MemoSens units facilitate interference-free, two-way signal transmission between sensor
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