Manufacturers of components for medical devices mark their products to identify them, to add instructions and to enable tracking and traceability.
It is expected that a 2D and GS1 code will become the norm.
Lasers are able to produce surface marks that do not harbour bacteria and pose a hygiene risk.
Plastics – PC, PVC, PMMA, Nylon 66
Metals – Stainless steel, titanium