On-The-Fly Marking & Cutting Solutions

High-speed laser marking for parts in continual motion with velocity tracking. Discover the potentials of our on-the-fly technology for part marking.

High-Speed Laser Processing Solutions

On-the-Fly (OTF) marking and drilling is a technique that allows a laser system to process parts while they are in motion. Oftentimes in automated manufacturing environments, stopping parts on a production line is not cost effective or feasible and the need for processing these parts becomes important. At CMS Laser, our engineers are experts at designing and manufacturing laser systems that incorporate OTF processing for applications such as laser marking, laser drilling, laser cutting, and many more.

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Laser Marking, Cutting, and Drilling Precision in Motion

OTF Capabilities

  • Velocity Tracking – Software can track steady state motion, accelerations, and decelerations in real-time based on encoder feedback.
  • Simulated OTF – A simpler version of on-the-fly marking is where average velocity is either set by the software or represented by an analog voltage to track a part moving at a constant velocity.
  • In The Round and Straight Path Tracking – Most OTF applications track parts in a straight path but CMS systems can also track parts as they move in an arced path or at an angle to the galvo head if required.

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