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Laser Engraving On Gold Material

Making precious metals, more precious.

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Laser engraving gold has become a particularly effective and popular technology for personalising products. Find out how laser engraving can add value to your business. Nowadays, gold has become more accessible, with most consumers preferring their pieces to have a higher degree of personalisation and customisation. Pendants, rings, and charms are considered more valuable when laser-engraved gold and can be personalised with a person’s name, initials, or other personal inscriptions. Gold products can be easily marked with a fiber laser, creating permanent and highly visible marks that are both detailed and resistant to fading. The laser provides a steady stream of energy which is used to transform the surface of the metal without having to actually touch the product, making it a truly non-contact process.

Personalised Laser Engraving in Gold Applications

Since gold has become more accessible, with most consumers instead preferring their pieces to have a higher degree of personalisation and customisation. Pendants, rings, and charms are considered more valuable when they has a person’s name, initials, or other personal inscriptions.

Since gold has a highly reflective surface, a pulsed fiber laser is preferred to laser engrave gold. By using a laser with a higher energy density, the heat is quickly absorbed by the material. The parameters of a pulsed fiber laser can be adjusted to work with very delicate materials such as extremely thin or hollow gold items.

Pulsed fiber lasers have become the standard technology used specifically for gold items. A fiber laser concentrates high energy in a fine laser beam, allowing gold laser engraving with highly intricate and detailed designs. With a higher degree of control, a pulsed laser fiber does not damage the surrounding material, resulting in custom engraved jewellery with a clean finish.

Hallmarking is a process by which jewellers leave unique marks on their pieces as a sort of “trademark”. This process was traditionally done by using steel punches, but laser engraving technology has provided jewellery makers with the ability to create hallmarks without causing damage or distortion to the product. Given the soft nature of gold metal, the non-contact engraving process is the best method to ensure that the item does not suffer any secondary damage. An automated laser marking operation ensures that results are accurate every single time.

Industrial Laser Marking Machine

Designed, developed and manufactured here in the UK. Our N-Lase products define our range of Industrial ID lasers which are perfect for assisting with coding, marking and trackability requirements. Get in touch today to find out how our lasers can help bring continuous improvement to your production and manufacturing environments.

Personalisation Lasers

Designed, developed and manufactured here in the UK. Our create. products define our range of personalisation lasers which are perfect for bringing next-level customer experience to retailers.

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The Benefits

Laser engraving gold is a great way to create intricate and beautiful designs on jewellery and other items. Laser engraving gold offers many benefits, including the ability to create intricate and detailed designs that would be difficult to achieve with traditional engraving methods. Laser engraving gold also allows for a high level of precision and accuracy, ensuring that the design is exactly as desired. Additionally, laser engraving gold is a relatively quick process, making it ideal for those who need a short turnaround to create unique and beautiful designs that will last for years to come.

60+ years in industry

Heritage & market-leading knowledge

The Needham Group and its subsidiaries have been a part of the ever-developing coding and marking industry since 1962; identifying industry needs whilst simultaneously importing and developing exciting, practical and innovative products to suit.


Customer service at our core

Every day we share our passion and excitement for British manufacturing and innovation in laser technologies with each of our partners; from supplier and supply chain right through to end-user.

Short lead times

Delivery in weeks, not months

We design, develop and manufacture our lasers at our HQ in Shropshire; allowing for lean manufacturing, better efficiencies and speedy response times in our manufacturing, ultimately getting your products to you in weeks rather than months.

Made in Britain & Safety Regulations

We are proud to wear the Made in Britain badge, where all of our lasers are manufactured at our HQ in Shropshire. Combining over 60 years of company heritage with exquisite design and Great British engineering, we take great pride in our heritage and our commitment to producing quality products that represent the very best of British craftsmanship. Our loyal customers can be assured that when they choose us, they are investing in a product made with the utmost care and attention to detail.

The UK has the world's most rigorous regulatory requirements for laser safety.
We are proud to align our UK design and manufacturing with said regulations.
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