Tight Tolerance Overlays Blog

How to Cut Thick Lenses

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

MSI’s new 400-watt laser is perfect for cutting polycarbonate/polyester lenses up to .25 thick. The product label materials that this laser can cut cleanly and efficiently include: .25 thick Polycarbonate .125 thick Stainless Steel .090 thick Aluminum .25 thick Mild Metal 1″ Thick Plastics Our new Coherent laser features 100% automated camera registration for a…

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Dead Front and Backlit Overlays

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

Dead Front Overlay Product Labels Dead front overlay product labels are designed so the symbols or graphics are not readily visible unless the graphics/symbols are lit up with a light source. Your car dashboard is probably the most common application for dead front overlays. The main concept is to only illuminate the graphics or symbols…

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Precision Printing/Cutting

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

What this really means is: Print to print (color to color) is ± .010”. This means that your LED and LCD windows line up perfectly on every overlay. Print to cut (colors registered to cutting die) is ± .010”. Cutting dimensions ± .010”. So how does Marking Systems hold these tight tolerances on your product…

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Metallic Nameplates and Overlays

By Admin User / November 30, 2020

Metallic nameplates and overlays impart a luster of quality and distinction to the products they are applied to, which can give them a timeless look and feel. Metallic silver is traditionally a top-selling color globally for automotive, consumer electronics, and other products. No matter what metallic look your product needs, Marking Systems has the answer.…

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