Thinklaser Retains Iso 9001

2015 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

Following the customer satisfaction survey carried out in the middle of 2015, we are pleased to announce that the feedback we received was overwhelmingly positive. The results from the survey also allowed us to identify areas in which we have room for improvement. If you wish to view the results of the 2015 customer survey,…

Laser Cut Cigar Box Guitar

Essex charity gig giving away laser cut cigar box guitar

On the 4th of December a special gig is being held in aid of charity Help for Heroes, organised by “Just Play the Blues”. A provider of custom cigar box guitars handmade by Ian McDonald, he will be giving away Laser cut Cigar box Guitar instrument and engraved by Thinklaser’s Lightblade laser marking machine. The…

Laser Cutting Card For Making Halloween Ghouls And Monsters

Scary Halloween Laser Ghouls & Monsters.

It’s that time of year where the ghouls, ghosts and monsters start coming out to scare us all, and there is no difference within the engineering industry – Halloween Laser Ghouls & Monsters. We love getting creative at the best of times, so Halloween is a good excuse to get scarily creative whilst producing Halloween…

Laser Cutting Project

I built a house with this laser project to hide my sweets!

At Thinklaser we like to experiment with different laser cutting projects and try out new concepts to enhance our design software and how we engineer our machines. To do this we continuously try to better our application and process with different projects and ideas. We learn something different about our approach to laser technology each time, even…

Examples Of Laser Engraved Anodised Components

The different stages of Laser marking manufactured parts

Here is a simple run through of the different stages of laser marking manufactured parts, of how it works, what you see and why we do each stage. What we put in to the computer to start with and the image we get out of the laser on the finished product. ‘In’ and ‘Out.’ 1.…

6. Product Branding Of Dental Instruments

Laser Marking Dental Equipment – The Process.

Laser Marking Dental Equipment in the Dentistry Industry: The Dental industry has a revenue worth £7 billion, as proven by IBISWorld’s Dental Practices market research report in June 2015 and has, over the past 50 years, developed a better understanding of common oral diseases and the instruments they require to enhance their practices. The Dentistry Utensils: The…

Laser Cutting Cardboard With Spanish Doubloon Treasure Designs

Laser cutting card with ‘Spanish Doubloon’ treasure designs.

An exciting Client: Sheena Bond is a Hampshire based ceramic designer maker, specialising in screen printing onto ceramic surfaces. As an award winning member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen, she recently joined The Sorting Office Studios in Hampshire who offered Sheena the opportunity to run a fun and creative workshop activity for children as part…

Photo Of Laser Marked Thesis Of A Student

Laser etching a dissertation cover.

Desired effect: We love getting involved with laser engraving, etching and cutting different materials as part of peoples projects. When people approach us with their desired laser requirements we use our expertise and knowledge of laser technology to enhance, develop and give the customer the desired effect. The student: Holly, a student studying a Sculpture Masters…

Image Of Safety Glasses

Protecting your eyes from Light Laser.

Using Light lasers: Light lasers are used to mark, engrave and cut various materials to a very high precision, it can do this because the energy is focused to produce a small but powerful beam point. It is non-contact application where the light laser is aimed at a specific surface area to either mark, engrave or cut it,…

Photo Of A Laser Marked Telephone Keypad Button

Laser Marking the Smallest Objects.

What engineering can do: Engineering can bring about innovative ways to design and build machines and tools to do incredible things, in the case of Thinklaser, we have designed and engineered laser marking and laser engraving machines, allowing us to to mark a variety of objects and materials. Developments within laser technology and growing requirements from industries that…

Deep Laser Engraved Crest Laser Engraving Vs. Embossing

Laser Engraving Vs. Embossing

The difference Laser Engraving Vs. Embossing can produce is small, but significant. Here’s the breakdown Embossing is most commonly used on postage or stamps to produce a raised or recessed design. Although this popular process has been used since the early 19th century (see short history of embossing here relating to business cards), laser engraving technology has developed a…

Laser Marking Of Stainless Steel Id Bracelet

Bending the rules with laser marking

Although you can laser mark, engrave and cut a variety of materials, there are always some issues with a few of them. Through developing and experimenting with laser technology, we have been able to work around this with certain materials, here are some examples: Cermark – Thermark – Marksolid. Provides a permanent chemical bond with…