I-Mark M-Series Dot-Peen Marking
I-Mark M-Series marking machines are ready to provide Part tracking Branding Serialization 2D codes Automated date coding for industrial part marking.
M-Series by I-Mark is a complete direct part marking dot peen machine, and is designed and built to provide production part marking.
The M-Series dot peen systems mark a wide variety of metal and plastic parts with a selection of fonts for alpha/numeric, serial numbers, date codes, logos, and 2D codes. This machine features the easy to use I-Mark software.
Complete marking system:
The M-Series makes production scribe marking EASY Check out included features and essentials to make a complete turnkey station.
The I-Mark M Series has three basic models with different marking windows.
The I-Mark M-Series are mounted to a bench-top stand with standard aluminum T-Slot table 12" x 14" (305mm x 380mm). The heavy duty column has a manual vertical adjustmet for parts up to 10 3/4" (with fixture). Larger tables are provided with the 3rd-axis marking rotator model. The larger table will allow user to move the rotator to the side while marking on flat surfaces.
A choice of different pins is offered with the M-Series marking machine. The standard pin provides a solid line mark made by a constantly vibrating pneumatically powered carbide pin. The fixed-dot pin provides a mark of discrete dots. While they each have a unique look, the standard pin is faster, and the fixed-dot is able to make deeper marks. Extended housing and pins are also avaiable to mark inside despressions or next to part relief.
I-Mark software is provided free with the purchase of any I-Mark machine. I-Mark Windows® software has a tremendous amount of horsepower, but it is extremely user-friendly and easy to operate. Simple drag-and-drop functionality makes program creation and entity sizing easy. CMT even includes several dozen video tutorials to enable the operator to refresh his/her memory if they’ve forgotten exactly how to do something.
Marking on the OD of round parts is possible with the 3rd-axis upgrade rotator. The chuck to mount the parts comes in 3" or 5".
All the needed elements to have a complete turnkey marking station.
Dot peen and scribe marking methods require secure workholding. At the same time, the fixtures need to be quickly released for changeover from part to part. CMT has an experienced inhouse design team to provide custom workholding with “no tooling required” changeover as needed for industrial production.
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In regular dot-peen and scribe marking operations no additional guarding is required. The pinch point between the moving pin and the part being marked is less than ¼”. The ¼” distance is used by OSHA to determine a pinch point of injury. The application may require guarding depending on how the pin moves to the part from the home position, or when the marking station uses an automated axis or feeding system.
Laser systems include a light tight frame surrounding the marking source. Some safety officers elect to have the addition of the light curtain with the automated door upgrade. The light curtain is electronically tied into the laser or marking source. Any interruption of the beam between the two opposing sensors will stop the marking process and any motion. CMT designs the automated door with the feature of not closing if any resistance is met.
The powered Z-axis is a great time-savings upgrade for applications that are marking a wide range of parts.