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Additive laser barcode printing on high reflective stainless steel

Mihalev, M. S.; Hardalov, C. M.; Christov, C. G.; Rinke, M.; Leiste, H.; Schneide, J.

Abstract:
In this paper, the process of an additive laser marking on stainless steel parts for barcode printing is presented. It is based on the use of one transition metal oxide chemically-well bonded to the stainless steel substrate, without a usage of any additional materials and cleaning substances. The resulting additive coatings, produced from initial MoO3 powder by irradiation with a laser beam, reveal strong adhesion, high hardness, long durability and high optical contrast, which make the process suitable for barcode printing on materials such as high reflective stainless steel, which was always a challenge for the classical laser marking technologies. The obtained bar patterns are in a compliance with the requirements of the existing standards.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000126512
Veröffentlicht am 22.11.2020
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Angewandte Materialien - Angewandte Werkstoffphysik (IAM-AWP)
Institut für Angewandte Materialien - Computational Materials Science (IAM-CMS)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsdatum 19.11.2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1210-2709, 1805-2363
KITopen-ID: 1000126512
HGF-Programm 43.22.01 (POF III, LK 01) Functionality by Design
Erschienen in Acta polytechnica
Band 60
Heft 5
Seiten 435-439
Schlagwörter Additive laser marking, direct part marking, MoO3, transition metal oxides, chemical bonding
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