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Additive Expands Scope of Laser Marking

Originally Published MPMN January 2005

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Additive 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...
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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...
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Sensors Save Data Internally

Units facilitate measuring signals between sensor and transmitter

Digital 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
and transmitter...
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