LNA Laser Installs Laser Marking Systems at
Avedis Zildjian Co.
Avedis Zildjian Company recently installed LNA Laser marking systems in the company’s Norwell, MA factory. Zildjian is the world’s oldest cymbal manufacturer and one of the oldest family owned businesses in the United States. According to Paul Struble, Vice President of Operations, “We took a number of cymbals and visited LNA Laser’s application lab. Literally within one hour they uploaded our graphics, optimized the laser marking parameters and were producing laser marks with exceptional quality. With the LNA software, we could do one pass, two passes, fill in void areas – we could do anything and everything. We purchased two complete, turn-key fiber laser marking systems from LNA. The installation and integration with our robotic automation was really fast and easy. We were back in production after only four hours. LNA’s software was fully customizable for our needs.”

A simple user interface was created to limit operator time and potential for error. The interface allows the operator to scan a barcode; containing lot number, job number and serial number and load the appropriate marking file template from a central database. Additionally, the LNA software automatically increments the serial number after each marking cycle...

To read the full article: Lasers ring true with leading cymbal manufacturer

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Notable inventions for the month of February
  • 1690 The first paper money in America was issued in the colony of Massachusetts.
  • 1811 Robert Fulton was granted a patent for the steamboat
  • 1824 J. W. Goodrich introduced the world to rubber galoshes.
  • 1827 Chester Stone patented a washing machine.
  • 1854 Horace Smith and Daniel Wesson patented a firearm.
  • 1857 The first perforated United States postage stamps was delivered to the government.
  • 1861 Samuel Goodale patented the first moving picture peep show machine.
  • 1865 John Deere received a patent for ploughs.
  • 1878 Thomas Edison received a patent for the phonograph.
  • 1900 Felix Hoffman patented acetyl salicylic acid (aspirin).
  • 1902 John Holland was granted a patent for a submarine.
  • 1932 James Markham received the first fruit tree patent for a peach tree.
  • 1941 Roy Plunkett received a patent for "tetrafluoro-ethylene polymers" (TEFLON)
  • 1979 Charles Chidsey received a patent for male baldness solution.
  • 1983 The circular thing that keeps the pizza from hitting the inside of the box top (called a "package saver") was invented by a guy from New Jersey.
Celebrating 15 Years!
LNA laser was established in 2001 and we are celebrating our 15th year of supporting our customers and the laser community. We were one of the pioneers to introduce end pumped fiber coupled diode laser technology for industrial laser marking and material processing. As laser technology has evolved, so have we offering the latest in fiber laser technology, sealed tube CO2 lasers and automation as an authorized Fanuc integrator. We look forward to the next 15 years of providing our customers with the best quality, know-how and support.

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LNA Cutting Edge Industrial Laser Technology
LNA was established as a pioneer in the introduction of Diode Pumped Solid State Laser (DPSS Laser) and Fiber Laser Marking technology for manufacturing. With over 15 years experience, LNA supplies the latest industrial laser marking technology optimized for your application. We provide exceptional solutions, service and support for permanent laser marking, laser cutting and laser welding applications throughout the Americas and globally.

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