LASER is the acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.
The physical principle described in this statement is generation of a light beam with very particular characteristics. A laser beam is in fact monochromatic, coherent, unidirectional and collimated, these characteristics allow it to become an irreplaceable tool in industrial production, scientific research, telecommunications or medicine.
LASER is a physical principle and not a technology, there are wide range of lasers, the active medium determines the laser wavelength and consequently the interaction with any materials. Each type of laser is the optimal choice for a specific application or for use on a specific material.
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Laser processing on glass
Glass is a complex material to be processed due to its characteristics of fragility and poor heat transfer. Over the years these challenges have been faced and solved using specific laser technologies, suitable for this difficult task.
Behind this there is the ability to accurately identify each individual item, or batch of items, managing to trace the raw material through the various processes and transformations.
LASER MARKING TECHNIQUES
BLACKENING The laser marking for blackening is typically made on steels and titanium and is obtained through the material surface heating and consequent oxidation. Based on the parameters used, different temperatures and therefore different oxide thicknesses will be obtained giving the typical color effect of the marking. This technique is used in a wide range of applications such as the marking of tools, medical equipment, automotive components, glasses or hobs.