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Improving IMC scribe system marking

Q: How to lengthen the life of the Diamond pin and improve the look of the mark on the IMC? 

Poor mark – with easy fix. 

A: Adjust the Pin strike down force flow control (often called speed control)… Continue reading

IMC Dot Peen

Test Mark #1 2D only                                                                      … Continue reading

IMC Custom marking solutions

Columbia Marking Tools can provide custom marking solutions for any of your marking needs.

  • IMC-150-AJ1500 programmable dot peen / scribe marker
  • Programmable 6” Z-Axis
  • Heavy duty steel machine mount with rotate/pivot feature
  • Manual Self centering chuck to secure parts for… Continue reading

I-Mark IMC Series

Close Up Front Of Machine

IM-C AE05146 Custom Turn-Key I-Mark UID Mark n Read station includes all required components for setting up a marking station:

1) Marking head IMC-ST150-AS air scribe with marking window 100mm x 150mm (4″ x 6″),… Continue reading

IMC Scribe Marking Machine

Front View IMC

Project Scope: CMT to supply a stand alone Diamond Scribe marking machine to mark a high resolution Square Dot 2D Matrix with man-readable text and non-printing ASCII characters (additional mark security) onto automotive racing parts. Materials are steel and aluminum. Machine is manual load / unload. Marking times vary from 20 seconds to 2 minutes depending on the part.

CMT to provide: a) Heavy duty machine base b) Marker swing arm – for large part marking c) IM-C marking system capable of dot-peen or scribe marking. Scribe marking is required for CMT patented Square-Dottm d) Programmable electric Z axis, 100mm e) Cognex Camera – fully integrated into marking station to provide mark and read system f) Upgraded operator Face with industrial touchscreen g) IM software with customization to include: seamless interface with Cognex, additional non-printing ascii characters in 2D code (similar to UID constructs), and writing elements from the mark read process to an ascess data file (customer to provide elements required)


a) Replacement pin b) Hand held Cognex reader

Close up IMC

Picture of marked part

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Steel Camshaft Marked With IMC Scibe


Steel Camshaft

Part:Stainless Steel Camshaft

Material: Steel

Character size: 1/8″

Number of characters: 19 

Note:Two lines of information

Machine used: IMC Air scribe Cycle time: 45 sec

For more on the marking system used please see:

LE16 Auto Door Adjustment


Customer is having some issues with their enclosure. When the fume extractor is on (even on its lowest setting) the automatic door won’t open (they have the proper PSI that is recommended by CMT).



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CMT’s LE16 Eclipse Drawer Style Laser Enclosure




LE16 Drawer Style The enclosure will be Class 1 certified by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)

Standard Features *Light Tight Enclosure *Large Viewable Safety Glass *Variable Height Adjustment *Laser Status Light *Mounted on Isolation… Continue reading

LE 24 Eclipse Laser Enclosures




LE24 Standard Features The enclosure will be Class 1 certified by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)

The enclosure will a light tight bench-top model incorporating the following features: o Large Viewable Safety Glass o… Continue reading

FAQ Position Sensors



I have a question regarding your markers and the mounting of the positioning sensor on the rear of the unit

Within my company this unit has been used several times and the existing order number is… Continue reading