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Laser Marking

BEST can laser mark materials that have traditionally been difficult or impossible to mark with conventional printing and embossing methods.

Epoxy Part MarkingEpoxy Part MarkingBEST’s ability to laser mark many types of plastics, metals, glass, ceramic and other materials is the service best provided for those customers who have longed for a solution. Clearly marked serialization numbers, barcodes, and graphics can be achieved on your components to leave a lasting impression both in your material - and with your customers. Our laser marking machines are capable of laser marking metal of any type and on virtually any surface. We can laser mark a single part up to production quantities. Below are some BEST laser marking attributes:



  • Laser Marking field: 12" x 18"
  • Multiple fonts available including : Helvetica, OCR-A, bar code- 39, Script, Block, Gothic True Type
  • Laser Marking
  • Logo capability
  • Minimum engrave width 10 um
File Requirements

Marking of GlassMarking of GlassCAD system integration and custom file converters enable flexible, laser manufacturing from user-provided data. Although most file types are accepted, the preferred file types are Gerber, DXF, or other 2D formats. In most cases, non-scaled data is required as BEST technicians will make the appropriate offsets and properly scale in order to meet part dimensions.

BEST is particularly proficient at the laser engraving of both numbers and letters. We are able to produce marks in metals with dimensions of just a few microns. Because laser marking is noncontact, small objects such as electronic components or circuits can be marked at hard-to-reach locations. Shallower or deeper marks can be obtained by changing the laser parameters.

Marking of PVC CableMarking of PVC CableBEST has a wide range of precision laser marking systems which can add clean, crisp marks onto your electronic products that are made of virtually any material. The materials which we have successfully laser marked include metals such as stainless steel, silver or platinum, as well as organic polymers, plastics, glass and ceramics.

Marking of ComponentMarking of ComponentLaser marks are also indelible, add no contamination from solvents or inks and are difficult for counterfeiters to duplicate BEST has the capability to repeatably create spot sizes as small as 15 micron, allowing  small products such as electronic components to be directly laser marked rather than depending upon paper labels.

Marking of Stainless SteelMarking of Stainless SteelBEST knows how to handle electronic and other sensitive assemblies. Our processes are tuned in to handle electronic assemblies as we know MSD and ESD processes and have properly-trained personnel. Our shipping department is familiar with how circuit boards should be handled. In short we take of your electronic assemblies as we care many different electronic assemblies each and every day. The laser marking of electronic components, assemblies and sub-assemblies is something BEST Inc. personnel are familiar with.

BEST understands the process for a laser marking job. We generally are receiving customer samples and manipulating the image and the laser setting to achieve your goals. Many times prototype tooling needs to then be created for a first article acceptance lot followed by manufacturing tooling in order to investigate the consistency of the process. This is followed on by subsequent manufacturing tooling in order to run production quantities.

Call BEST today at (847) 797-9250 to discuss your electronics industry laser  marking application.

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    You Guys Freaking Rock with turnaround time.
    Thank you all SOOOOO much!!

    Welch Allyn

  • BEST is excellent in meeting delivery dates and are very good with clear communication of shipments, quantities, issues, etc. Their quality and technical assistance has been superb.

    BEST is excellent in meeting delivery dates and are very good with clear communication of shipments, quantities, issues, etc. Their quality and technical assistance has been superb.

    RW Technologies

  • BEST has solid high quality service every time, and at the right price. They are very dependable. I am able to start a project in less then 24 hours with no hassles. The teams always work to meet the... View More..

    BEST has solid high quality service every time, and at the right price. They are very dependable. I am able to start a project in less then 24 hours with no hassles. The teams always work to meet the demands placed on them by the customer, and are very honest about what they can do and when they can do it. They offer great value to the customer; they are willing to go the extra mile to make the customer happy.

    Motorola

  • Best has always come through when we needed them. We started using them for board repairs, now they assemble all of our boards. BEST is always responsive to our needs. On many occasions, we needed... View More..

    Best has always come through when we needed them. We started using them for board repairs, now they assemble all of our boards. BEST is always responsive to our needs. On many occasions, we needed boards repaired immediately. They have always come through for us.

    Lovejoy Controls Corporation

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    Your company name exemplifies exactly what you are, the BEST!!!

    Alpha Circuits

  • You guys are really soldering geeks. Keep inventing those cool products.

    You guys are really soldering geeks. Keep inventing those cool products.

    Analog Devices

  • …always are very friendly and try to accommodate my short lead times

    …always are very friendly and try to accommodate my short lead times

    Qualcomm

  • There was not doubt that Francisco know the material, how to present it, and how to make the class participants feel at ease..all of my guys came to me and how me how much they had learned.

    There was not doubt that Francisco know the material, how to present it, and how to make the class participants feel at ease..all of my guys came to me and how me how much they had learned.

    Alabama Power

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    Just wanted to let you know what a fantastic job/effort James put in too insure our guys were thoroughly training and qualified. Everyone involved was very impressed with his knowledge, flexibility, and work ethic. We really appreciate the fact that he went above and beyond.

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  • You Guys Freaking Rock with turnaround time.
    Thank you all SOOOOO much!!

    You Guys Freaking Rock with turnaround time.
    Thank you all SOOOOO much!!

    Welch Allyn

  • BEST is excellent in meeting delivery dates and are very good with clear communication of... View More..

    BEST is excellent in meeting delivery dates and are very good with clear communication of shipments, quantities, issues, etc. Their quality and technical assistance has been superb.

    RW Technologies

  • BEST has solid high quality service every time, and at the right price. They are very dependable. I... View More..

    BEST has solid high quality service every time, and at the right price. They are very dependable. I am able to start a project in less then 24 hours with no hassles. The teams always work to meet the demands placed on them by the customer, and are very honest about what they can do and when they can do it. They offer great value to the customer; they are willing to go the extra mile to make the customer happy.

    Motorola

  • Best has always come through when we needed them. We started using them for board repairs, now they... View More..

    Best has always come through when we needed them. We started using them for board repairs, now they assemble all of our boards. BEST is always responsive to our needs. On many occasions, we needed boards repaired immediately. They have always come through for us.

    Lovejoy Controls Corporation

  • Your company name exemplifies exactly what you are, the BEST!!!

    Your company name exemplifies exactly what you are, the BEST!!!

    Alpha Circuits

  • You guys are really soldering geeks. Keep inventing those cool products.

    You guys are really soldering geeks. Keep inventing those cool products.

    Analog Devices

  • …always are very friendly and try to accommodate my short lead times

    …always are very friendly and try to accommodate my short lead times

    Qualcomm

  • There was not doubt that Francisco know the material, how to present it, and how to make the class... View More..

    There was not doubt that Francisco know the material, how to present it, and how to make the class participants feel at ease..all of my guys came to me and how me how much they had learned.

    Alabama Power

  • Just wanted to let you know what a fantastic job/effort James put in too insure our guys were... View More..

    Just wanted to let you know what a fantastic job/effort James put in too insure our guys were thoroughly training and qualified. Everyone involved was very impressed with his knowledge, flexibility, and work ethic. We really appreciate the fact that he went above and beyond.

    EMAC

  • Man, you guys are unbelievably fast!

    Man, you guys are unbelievably fast!

    Blur Development Product

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