Marking of engineered assemblies, components and materials with identification numbers and other data is an essential element of modern manufacture. Until now, this has involved at least a small interruption in the production process for every unit marked.
Laser Metal Sintering is a material processing technique which considers binding (sintering) pulverized particles (powder) together due to a diffusion of its micro-melted outer layers into each other produced by a pulsed laser source.
Nobody knows exactly what additional requirements will emerge in the field of connected manufacturing, but my personal feeling is that laser systems are a great way to prepare for whatever lies ahead. There are simply so many cases where if anything can do it, its a laser!
Moxa is a leader in edge connectivity, industrial computing, and network infrastructure solutions for enabling connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 30 years of industry experience and 65 million devices connected worldwide, Moxa has a distribution and service network to serve customers in more than 80 countries. Now at Allied-find over 1,000 products from Ethernet switches, protocol converters, routers, and more. Allied Electronics & Automation, part of RS Group & Automation, part of RS Group is an authorized distributor of Moxa.