Integrated Dot Peen Marking Systems

Pannier offers the most advanced dot peen systems for factory automation environments, making integration of automatic marking systems fast and easy for machine builders and OEMs.

Automated Dot Peen Marking

Easily integrate direct part marking into:

  • Progressive assembly cells, rotary or linear
  • Robotic welding cells
  • Leak detection systems
  • Inspection and measurement systems

AC500 Controller - Fast and Easy Integration

The AC500 controller features simple touchscreen controls, integrated communication capabilities, and a variety of ports for maximum connectivity. The AC500 works with any size MarkFirst marking head as well as other brands of dot peen marking systems for backward compatibility and easy management of multiple systems.

Built-in communication makes integration easy.

The AC500's advanced PLC communications capabilities will save you hours of programming time. Its optional integrated EtherNet/IP port makes it easy to connect to a wide range of PLCs, HMIs, and controllers.

AC500 with Integrated EtherNet/IP
  • AC500 Features
  • Marking Heads
  • Pins & Acessories
  • Demonstration Video

AC500 Controller
  • Connect to a host or devices via the serial, I/O, Ethernet, and USB ports
  • Optional EtherNet/IP™ port for integration with PLCs
  • Use the USB port for easy loading of marking programs, logos, system settings, firmware upgrades, and more
  • 64 MB internal flash memory safely stores hundreds of marking patterns
  • Built in marking history and statistics files
  • Operator, supervisor, and distributor security levels to prevent unintended changes
  • Use with any size MarkFirst marking head as well as other brands of dot peen markers

The AC500 controller and ADP5090 and larger marking heads are rated IP40. Mounting the controller vertically increases its rating to IP61. The external power supply meets CE, UL, CSA, and EISA 2007 standards. The power supply must be stabilized and the working environment should not have major electromagnetic fields. Download the brochures at right for specifications and drawings.

ADP5090 Marking Head

ADP5090 Marking Head

Marking Window (max. mark area): 50mm x 90mm

Dimensions: 180mm W x 150mm D x 120mm H

Weight: 10.8 lbs (4.9 Kg)

IP Rating: IP40


Other Marking Heads

ADP2560 Marking Head ADP25120 Marking Head ADP120160 Marking Head ADP300400 Marking Head
Model ADP2560 ADP25120 ADP120160 ADP300400
Mark Area 25mm x 60mm 25mm x 120mm 120mm x 160mm 300mm x 400mm
Dimensions W 139mm
D 80mm
H 174.5mm
W 199mm
D 80mm
H 174.5mm
W 260mm
D 220mm
H 123mm
W 514mm
D 424mm
H 148mm
Weight 2 Kg / 4.4 lbs 3.3 Kg / 7.3 lbs 7.5 Kg / 16.5 lbs 9.5 Kg / 21 lbs
IP Rating     IP40 IP40

All size marking heads are available as electric units with a 3mm marking pin only.

Dot Peen and Vibropeen Marking Pins

Carbide Marking Pins

  • 3mm dot peen pin
  • 6mm dot peen pin
  • 12mm dot peen pin
  • 18mm dot peen pin
  • 3mm XL dot peen pin
  • 6mm XL dot peen pin
  • 3mm vibropeen pin


  • Vertical and horizontal pin extension cartridges
  • Protective rubber boot (models ADP2560, ADP5090, ADP25120)