Many people refer to laser marking machines as laser inkjet printer, laser laser laser engraving machine and laser engraving machine. From a professional point of view, there are still some differences between laser engraving machine and laser marking machine. Their work definition, application material, depth and speed, laser and price are different:
1. Different job definitions
The laser marking machine uses the laser beam to evaporate the surface material to expose the deep material, resulting in the chemical and physical changes of the surface material to engrave the marks, or burns some materials with light energy to show the required etched graphics and characters.
Laser engraving machine is a laser equipment that uses laser to engrave and cut the material to be engraved. It is also called laser cutting machine, laser engraving machine, etc. unlike mechanical engraving machine, it uses the thermal energy of laser to engrave the material.
2. Different application materials
The laser engraving machine is generally used to engrave or cut non-metallic materials. The laser marking machine is generally not used for deep engraving, only needs to engrave the identification content, and can mark on most metal and non-metallic materials.
3. Depth and speed are different
The laser engraving machine can engrave or cut in large stroke size, and the engraving depth is far greater than that of the laser marking machine; The speed of laser marking machine is much faster than that of laser engraving machine, generally reaching 5000 mm / S - 7000 mm / s.
4. Laser and price are different
The optical path system of the laser engraving machine is composed of three mirrors and a focusing lens. The laser is generally a carbon dioxide glass tube. There are many kinds of lasers in the laser marking machine, including fiber lasers and carbon dioxide lasers.
The price of laser marking machine is different due to different models and materials, and the price varies from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands; The low-power laser engraving machine for cutting non-metallic materials is much cheaper than the laser marking machine, but the high-power one is also more expensive.