A UID data matrix with 3mil data cell size was laser marked on polished stainless steel stock. The mark produced had excellent contrast. The total mark time was 0.5 seconds. A 20 Watt CW Fiber laser was used to mark the dimensional data matrix; a single spot of 50 microseconds. The resulting mark took 0.5 seconds.

Sample Name: Polished PlateWorking Distance:
Material: 304 Stainless SteelPower: 50 % (~10 Watts)
Method Used: Laser EtchingFrequency: N/A
Depth: Speed: 5″ / Second
Laser Type: CW Fiber LaserPasses: 1
Focal Length Lens: 100 mmCycle Time: 0.5 Seconds