Process Parameters: Small Parts – No Coating, Anneal

Material: Steel
Power: 7 Watt
Method used: Anneal
Frequency: 35 kHz
Depth: Surface
Speed: 10 inchsec
Laser Type: Q-Switched Fiber Laser
Focal Length Lens: 160mm (170mm WD)
Cycle Time: 0.45 Seconds

All samples were marked with the 20 Watt Fiber Laser Marking system using a 160 mm lens. The parts with a dark coating were marked with a light etch to create a contrasting mark. All the uncoated parts were marked with a dark surface anneal to create a good contrast.