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Laser Coders

Laser coders are an ink-less way to permanently mark and code a wide selection of surfaces at low and high speeds.
  • Permanent mark – can’t be removed, won’t fade, high-quality image.
  • Eliminates virtually 99% of line downtime for daily maintenance. 
  • Immediate startup if not used for a period of time. No clogging issues.
  • Lowest cost per mark and the lowest cost of ownership, no ink or solvent, no costly annual ink module to replace. Lasers just use electricity. 
  • Eco-friendly, no solvents, no VOC’s, HAPS removed by fume extractor.
  • Easy to learn, use, and maintain.
  • Available in 10, 30, and 50-watt configurations depending upon the surface.

 Laser coder marking includes color change as a result of a chemical reaction between laser and product (usually on  PVC), engraving of the surface, color removal of the surface coating ink on chipboard and folding cartons to reveal the white color underneath, carbonization or controlled burning of wood or board based materials which replaces costly branding irons which require a product to stop to be marked, and ink jets operating near wood dust that can enter the ink system, and the melting of different plastic materials to achieve ether a raised or concave effect. With virtually no maintenance (except wiping off the lens periodically) and no need for consumables (except electricity), the elimination of flammable ink jet fluids and solvents,  laser marking provides the lowest total cost of ownership compared to other printing technologies. Lasers do not use solvents so they do not emit VOC’s. Lasers eliminate up to 95 – 100%% of all line downtime and maintenance labor for daily and scheduled maintenance of ink jet printers. There are no costly annual ink changeout modules required. Fume extractors with changeable filters are used to remove any vapors and HAPS created by the laser etching process. Guarding is used to protect operators.

Squid Ink SQ-10 CO2 Laser Coding System

Squid Ink’s SQ-10 laser coding system is designed for high speed food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and other primary coding applications. Squid Ink CO2 lasers can permanently mark onto paper, cardboard, plastic, and more.

Squid Ink SQ-30 CO2 Laser Coding System

Squid Ink’s SQ-30 laser coding systems are designed for high speed food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and other primary coding applications. Squid Ink’s CO2 lasers can permanently mark onto paper, cardboard, plastic, glass, wood, coated metal, leather, and more.

Squid Ink SQ-50F Fiber Laser Coding System

Squid Ink’s SQ-50F fiber laser coding system is designed for high speed automotive, electronics, medical, aerospace, and other primary coding applications. The SQ-50F laser can permanently mark onto ceramics, plastics, matte metals, rubber, composite material, and more.

Matthews e-SolarMark+ CO2

Matthews Marking Systems’ e-SolarMark+ CO2 laser coder is ideal for high-speed food, beverage, and pharmaceutical packaging applications, in addition to many different industrial applications. CO2 lasers can permanently code onto cardboard, coated metals, glass, leather, paper, plastics, and wood. There are five power options to choose from, based on your speed and performance requirements.

Matthews e-SolarMark+ Fiber Laser

The Matthews e-SolarMark+ Fiber laser coding system is designed to provide contrasting marks onto a variety of metals and plastics, including HDPE, OPP film, ABS, stainless steel, brass and titanium. Suitable for a variety of industries, the fiber laser is ideal for food and beverage, pharmaceutical, automotive, and building applications.

Matthews laser coding systems provide many interface options to connect to remote devices such as PLC’s, packaging equipment, and material handling equipment. Our lasers have the greatest focal distance, allowing the laser to be mounted farther away from production lines. There are two control interface models (network or 15” color touch screen) and Matthews provides free message design software with every laser system purchased.

Matthews eMark ECO Laser

Matthews’ 10-watt eMark® ECO laser is engineered for small character coding on primary packaging, including cardboard boxes and paper or thermal labels. Ideal for two lines of coding, the ECO produces vector-quality, permanent coding of alphanumeric text, date and time codes, serial numbers, barcodes, and 2D codes often utilized in food, beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and industrial applications. The ECO is a CO2 laser ideal for companies that are looking to replace continuous inkjet systems or permanently code products at an economical price. Eliminating ink consumables and reducing maintenance costs with the ECO gives you a clean coding solution while reducing your total cost of ownership.

Matthews eMark DLA (Diode Laser)

Matthews eMark DL is an economical laser system for permanent coding on plastics and metals. The eMark DL offers an impressive laser quality of all types including alphanumeric texts/dates/timers, serial numbers, barcodes, 2D codes, and graphics. With multiple I/O signals, it easily integrates into existing low and medium efficiency production lines, making permanent marking simple and affordable.

Matthews eMark CO2

The Matthews’ eMark 10 watt C02 laser coding system permanently marks coated paper, plastics, and glass— making it ideal for a variety of industries. An affordable alternative to small character inkjet technologies, it cleanly marks alphanumeric text, date and time codes, serial numbers, barcodes, 2D codes and graphics. Its simple design allows for quick installation in either stationary or conveyed mode operation.

Matthews e-SolarMark+ Light CO2

The Matthews e-SolarMark+ Light CO2 laser coding systems are ideal for coding a high quality, contrasting mark onto PET materials, such as beverage containers and clam shell produce containers. Also ideal for glass substrates, e-SolarMark+ cleanly marks alphanumeric text, date/time codes, serial numbers, barcodes, 2D codes and graphics.