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Materials for Laser Marking and Engraving

Laser marking and engraving offer a versatile and precise method for a wide range of applications across various industries, enhancing product identification, traceability, and aesthetic appeal.

Listed below are some of the materials we regularly cut, engrave, etch and laser mark.


  1. Aluminium - Used for aerospace, automotive, and consumer electronics.

  2. Stainless Steel - Common in medical devices, kitchenware, and industrial equipment.

  3. Carbon Steel - Applied in manufacturing and construction tools.

  4. Copper - Utilised in electrical components and plumbing fixtures.

  5. Brass - Found in musical instruments, plumbing fittings, and decorative items.

  6. Titanium - Key in medical implants, aerospace components, and high-performance applications.

  7. Gold & Silver - Engraved for jewellery, awards, and luxury items.

  8. Alloys - Varied applications in automotive, aerospace, and consumer goods.


  1. ABS - Used in automotive parts, electronic housings, and consumer products.

  2. Polycarbonate - Common in eyewear, electronics, and automotive parts.

  3. Acrylic - Employed in signs, displays, and light fixtures.

  4. Polyethylene (PE) - Marked for packaging, containers, and consumer goods.

  5. Polypropylene (PP) - Utilised in automotive parts, textiles, and packaging.

  6. PVC - Used in plumbing pipes, medical devices, and signage.

  7. Nylon - Applied in textiles, automotive parts, and industrial components.


  1. Softwoods (Pine, Cedar) - Engraved for furniture, décor, and construction materials.

  2. Hardwoods (Oak, Maple, Walnut) - Used in high-end furniture, flooring, and musical instruments.

  3. Plywood - Marked for construction, furniture, and packaging.

  4. MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard) - Common in furniture, cabinetry, and crafts.


  1. Soda-Lime Glass - Engraved for windows, bottles, and tableware.

  2. Borosilicate Glass - Used in laboratory equipment and cookware.

  3. Tempered Glass - Marked for safety glass applications in automotive and construction.


  1. Porcelain - Engraved for tiles, tableware, and sanitary ware.

  2. Alumina (Aluminium Oxide) - Used in electronics, cutting tools, and medical devices.

  3. Silicon Carbide - Applied in abrasive materials, cutting tools, and semiconductors.


  1. Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymers (CFRP) - Used in aerospace, automotive, and sporting goods.

  2. Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymers (GFRP) - Common in construction, automotive, and marine applications.

Organic Materials

  1. Leather - Engraved for fashion accessories, footwear, and upholstery.

  2. Paper/Cardboard - Marked for packaging, invitations, and stationery.

  3. Textiles (Cotton, Polyester, Silk) - Used in apparel, home furnishings, and industrial fabrics.

Applications for Laser Marking and Engraving

  1. Product Identification - Serial numbers, barcodes, and QR codes on various products.

  2. Branding - Logos and trademarks on consumer goods, promotional items, and packaging.

  3. Traceability - Component tracking in manufacturing, automotive, and aerospace industries.

  4. Security - Anti-counterfeiting measures on documents, currency, and high-value items.

  5. Personalisation - Custom engravings on jewellery, gifts, and personal items.

  6. Decorative - Artistic engravings on furniture, décor, and awards.

  7. Functional Markings - Calibration marks, measurement scales, and functional diagrams on tools and instruments.

Industries Utilising Laser Marking and Engraving

  1. Automotive - Marking parts for traceability, branding, and safety compliance.

  2. Aerospace - Engraving components for identification and regulatory requirements.

  3. Electronics - Marking circuit boards, components, and housings.

  4. Medical - Engraving surgical instruments, implants, and devices for traceability.

  5. Jewellery - Personalised engravings on rings, watches, and luxury items.

  6. Packaging - Marking barcodes, expiration dates, and batch numbers on packaging.

  7. Construction - Engraving tools, machinery parts, and construction materials.

  8. Consumer Goods - Personalising products such as phones, accessories, and home décor.

  9. Textiles - Marking and decorating fabrics, apparel, and leather goods.

  10. Industrial Manufacturing - Marking tools, machinery, and parts for traceability and branding.

  11. Signage - Creating custom signs, nameplates, and displays.

  12. Art and Crafts - Engraving on wood, glass, and other materials for artistic purposes.

Materials List

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