Vytek Laser Machines vs Chinese Imports

We’ve all experienced the temptation to go for the cheapest price. After all, who doesn’t want to save money, especially when investing in expensive equipment like a laser machine? You may be questioning if a quality American-made machine like Vytek is worth the investment, or if one of the cheaper Chinese imports will suffice. As…

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Variables when Laser Cutting PETG

PETG, or Polyethylene terephthalate, is an incredibly versatile resource for manufacturers that gets a lot of attention from Vytek. It’s a lightweight thermo-plastic that has high impact strength, an appealingly glossy finish, and a purity that makes it perfect for packaging food and pharmaceuticals. PETG products are easy to die-cut and thermoform without upsetting structural…

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Marking Automotive Components: A Foolproof Guide to Selecting Marking Method

Why mark automotive parts?  Automotive components are marked in order to meet government, regulations, industry standards, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) requirements for identification and trace-ability.  Whatever the requirement, the mark must be permanent.  Now, there are a variety of options when it comes to marking automotive components, depending on variables of production time, material…

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