Dot peen marking is a simple, affordable solution for permanent marking on metal tags and plates. Create light engraved marks, deep marks, or embossing on a wide variety of metal tag materials. Let Pannier help you build your ideal tag marking system.
- Mark automatically using dot peen marking technology
- Tag holding fixtures adjust to accommodate different size tags and nameplates
- Enter data manually or retrieve data from a variety of sources
Great for marking:
- serial number tags
- industrial nameplates
- military and aerospace ID tags
- asset and property tags
- parts and tools
Choose the economical AC250 controller and use a PC to create and modify marking patterns manually, or use the AC500 touchscreen controller to automatically send data to be marked.
|Communication Method||AC250 Controller||AC500 Controller|
|Manually create and modify patterns using a PC with the included software||✓||✓|
|Manually program with AC500 – no PC required||✓|
|Capture data from a bar code scanner||✓|
|Connect to a PC and retrieve data from a spreadsheet with Pannier’s Simple Spreadsheet Application||✓|
|Receive data from a PC, PLC, or host system||✓|
The software included with each system is designed for fast and easy programming. Create marking patterns step-by-step with fields containing text, automatic serial numbers, date and time codes, logos, and 2D Data Matrix codes. Preview a pattern on the screen and simply click and drag fields to move and resize them. Mark any character size using the included fonts or a TrueType or custom font.
Marking Heads: Several size marking heads are available to accommodate the marking area needed for your tags. The head mounts on a tool stand along with fixturing for your tags or parts.
Fixturing: Pannier’s standard tag holding fixtures accommodate tags up to 3.75″ x 5.75″ (95mm x 146mm). Other sizes and custom fixtures are available, or you can fixture your own tags.
Marking Pins: The long-lasting, carbide marking pins can mark a variety of materials including plastic, aluminum, brass, carbon steel, and stainless steel. Use a vibropeen pin for fast, light engraving or the dot peen pins for deeper engraving or embossing metal tags. Call us for a recommendation.
|Controllers||Marking Heads (Marking Window Size)||Carbide Marking Pins|
|AC250 (PC required)|
|ADP5090 (50mm x 90mm / 2″ x 3.5″)|
ADP120160 (120mm x 160mm / 4.7″ x 6.3″)
ADP120160D (120mm x 160mm Deep Marker)
ADP300400 (300mm x 400mm / 11.8″ x 15.7″)
|Dot Peen: 3mm, 6mm|
Vibropeen: 3mm, 4mm
Deep Marker: 12mm, 18mm