by Mike McNulty, Editor – Wire & Cable Technology International
Many types of machines and materials are used for marking and printing on the surface of wire and cable. The basic reason for this process is for identification of things such as the manufacturer’s or customer’s name, the product type, the relevant standards, functions, warnings, instructions, wire numbering or promotion.
As printing and marking are functions that are used in almost every industry, this sector of wire and cable manufacturing and processing benefits from economies of scale in research, development, manufacturing and service. There are many excellent suppliers to the industry, and state-of-the-art methods, machines, materials and services are available to improve the way you mark and print on wire and cable.