A Simple Automated Solution for Laser Marking of Shaped Surfaces
An automated 'smart' marking solution, called SmartMap 3D, has been developed by Coherent that combines novel hardware and software, specifically a proven fast variable focus method and novel 3D machine vision, all under the control of powerful marking software (Visual Laser Marker).
This easy-to-use combination not only simplifies the entire process, it also eliminates the cost and time of implementing precision fixturing, clamping or placement. (The software also supports simpler marking applications including marking on-the-fly.)
In this article, Coherent describes the main features and benefits of this new cost-effective approach to 3D marking, which is available in both marking sub-systems and complete machines.