The new 100-Watt fibre laser FOBA Y.1000 operates up to 40 percent faster than common 50-Watt lasers and allows for marking substrates that are usually difficult to mark with other models
At the Westec (Los Angeles/USA, 12-14 September 2017), Foba Laser Marking and Engraving will be showcasing laser marking solutions for a wide range of industrial applications
At the Fakuma, the international exhibition for plastics processing in Friedrichshafen, Germany, FOBA will be showcasing special marking solutions for different plastics
Foba, a manufacturer of laser marking systems and workstations, now offers a high-precision and cost-effective laser marking workstation, the Foba M2000
FOBA Laser Marking + Engraving, leading manufacturer of laser marking machines, is part of “MedicalMountains”, a cluster initiative with over 200 member companies
New regulations on unique device identifiers for medical equipment and implants are being phased in by the US Food and Drug Administration, codes that are best marked with a laser, as Rachel Berkowitz finds out
Foba has developed a laser marking process called HELP, which enables medical device manufacturers to mark devices according to Unique Device Identifier
Lasers are used in different ways for processing medical devices. Laser marking machines with integrated vision systems emerged as an effective means of identifying medical components, e.g. for marking UDI compliant codes.
Innovative laser technology has become the preferred solution for marking medical devices as it enables medical device manufacturers to overcome marking challenges.
By Dave MacLellan, Executive Director, AILU
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High-power blue diode lasers are becoming available that have significant advantages over traditional infrared lasers for machining metals. Greg Blackman investigates