CHEMICAL ETCH MARKING

Electrolytes and Neutralizers for Chemical Etching
Chemical Etching is a safe and effective method of part marking that has been around for approximately 80 years now. It’s very safe and easy to use on all conductive metals and allows you to get beautiful, high contrast, permanent markings without setting up any stress in your part. It’s also just as effective no matter how hard your material is. 
Chemical Etching is very versatile and it’s everywhere being used on everything from pumps & valves to saw blades and other cutting tools. It’s very inexpensive, it’s fast and it’s proven!
If Galvo Driven Laser Technology is out of reach due to production volumes or expense, Chemical Etching can still provide those high quality markings that often get mistaken for Laser Etched results. 
Millennium Signatures has over fifty (50) different Electrolytes in stock to help you mark even the more obscure materials when needed. 
We also sell complete Marking Kits, accessories and supplies such as Durable Long Life Fabric Stencils, Marking Heads, Wire Cord Sets, Stencil Papers, Imprinters and so much more. Contact our Part Marking Specialists today for more information on what electrolytes are needed for your project or which marking kit best suits your applications. We have 50 Years of experience here to assist you with all of your part marking needs. 
Call us:
T: (905) 639-0909
E: info@millenniumsignatures.com
W: millenniumsignatures.com

73XNW MARKING INKS

Do you process Aerospace Components which require 73XNW Marking Inks & Solvents? Polyurethane Protective Top Coat Products Perhaps?

PART MARKING SYSTEMS & SERVICES, it’s what we do!

IDENTITY CRISIS?

Millennium Signatures at its roots was Chem-Etch and Stamp going back almost 50 years to 1972. In those early years, the company was a leader in Electro-Chemical Etching and Steel Stamp & Die Processes and still is today. In 1987 the company took on the Distribution, Integration and Servicing of Computerized Dot Peen Marking Technology which was completely NEW at that time. It was in 1990 that a separate division of the company was formed and “Canadian Laser Technologies” was created to focus on designing, building and integrating Galvo based Nd:YAG and CO2 Lasers. 
It was in 2003 that the company invested extensively in new facilities and new products and completely rebranded to become Millennium Signatures Marking Systems. A complete full-service solution for all your Part Marking and Product Identification needs. We have accumulated such an extensive client base that we expanded our focus even further and in 2006 we did a deep dive into the formulation of Custom Inks and Solvents (Printing Ink) to support Direct, Offset and Inkjet Marking System use. 
Today we have multiple facilities and deal with manufacturers from virtually every sector of the manufacturing world right around the globe. The bulk of our business is throughout North and South America but we do supply product throughout Europe and many Baltic Countries also. 
Today we still come across long time Etching Customers that did not know we supplied and supported Lasers, likewise some Laser customers were surprised to find we are also one of the leading sources of Computerized Dot Peen Marking Equipment and so on. So we are looking to set the record straight and let everyone know the extensive range of products & services that we provide. We stock everything needed for technical support services on everything we sell and have great technicians throughout North America to support our customers with after-sales technical support. 
Today at Millennium Signatures Marking Systems Inc., we specialize in all of the following products and maintain product on the shelf for quick availability. These Products and Services include:
Custom Engraved Steel Stamp & Die, Custom Tooling & Fixturing, Computerized Dot Peen Marking Systems in Bench Top, Portable and Compact Integrator Series Marker formats, Custom Formulated Industrial Inks & Solvents including Aerospace Marking Inks & Polyurethane Protective Top Coat Products. 
We also are highly specialized in Fibre and CO2 Galvo Driven Laser Marking Systems, Electro-Chemical Etching, Custom Cut Stencils, Laser Sintered Signs, Vibro Etch and Scribe Marking Technologies and we are a Manufacturer of Custom Steel & Aluminum Nameplates and high-quality Self-Adhesive Labels and Decals. Then, of course, is our very popular Custom Part Marking Services Division which you can read all about by searching #CustomPartMarking and #ContractMarking. We need to service companies with a multitude of complex requirements and we are not going to talk a customer out of a Dot Peen Marking System to sell a Laser as a Laser Company would and vice-versa. We will provide you with the solution that is right for you meeting your specifications and keeping you within your budget.

So to summarize, we are a complete Marking Systems & Services Solutions company and we are very proud of all we have accomplished over the years and thankful for the thousands of customers who choose to have us support their Product Identification processes.

If you have any questions about how we might be able to assist you, please contact our Part Marking Specialists for more information. 
T: (905) 639-0909
E: info@millenniumsignatures.com
W: millenniumsignatures.com or 
marksmanmarkingsystems.com

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We really are a Manufacturer’s “One Stop” for Marking Systems & Services. Millennium Signatures has over 50 Years of experience helping people get their parts marked with precision, speed and efficiency. Working with all industries including Aerospace, Nuclear, Medical/Surgical, Automotive Oil & Gas, The Steel Industry and more. From a very basic hand-stamp you strike with a hammer, through to fully automated Laser Marking Technology, we have solutions to fit every requirement. We also provide a dynamic range of services to support your unique requirements.

Contact our Part Marking Specialists at Millennium Signatures Marking Systems for more information on how we can support your applications. 
T: (905) 639-0909 
E: info@millenniumsignatures.com or
W: millenniumsignatures.com or
marksmanmarkingsystems.com

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CONTRACT PART MARKING

At Millennium Signatures Marking Systems we work daily with manufacturers from all industries to access their part marking requirements and supply them with the right equipment and keep them operational. However, we also provide Custom Part Marking Services or “Contract Marking” as its often referred to by some. Sometimes, especially when volumes are not very high, it’s easier for a manufacturer to send their parts to us and allow us with our nearly half a century of experience and a wide range of equipment and tooling to mark their parts for them. We do the work quickly and efficiently and always provide a First Article part or photo as per the clients request for inspection before the lot is processed no matter how large or small. 
It also serves a second very valuable purpose. If you are considering buying technology, we can use the technology you are most interested in to mark your parts. Yes, you pay for the service, but in the end, after one batch or twenty (20) batches you will have complete confidence in the systems we use because what we use, is what we sell. You will know the parts meet your customer’s specifications and when you invest in the equipment you will be entirely certain that it will do the job you expect. Also, any jigs, fixtures, artwork, layouts and programs that we develop when processing your parts are yours when you purchase. This way your in full production from Day 1 when your System is delivered. It serves a lot of companies very well when they are unsure about a process, or time is of the essence. You will hit the ground running with this unique way of buying your new Marking Technology.
Contact our Part Marking Specialists for more information on what we can do specifically for you. 
T: (905) 639-0909
E: info@millenniumsignatures.com
W: millenniumsignatures.com
marksmanmarkingsystems.com

 

CUSTOM PART MARKING SERVICES

Have you ever considered outsourcing your part marking? What if you could get you parts turned around very quickly and marked to specification by Part Marking Specialists using the corresponding process/technology with a fixed cost per part?
It’s completely possible and is part of the everyday activity at Millennium Signatures Marking Systems Inc.
We have hundreds of clients who sent in both simple and very challenging part marking requirements from all over North America who just want their parts done right, using the best technology and love our service.
We can process a couple parts or we can process thousands of parts. There is no job too big or too small. 
We can do Rotary Application work (Circumferential Marking) we can accommodate almost any material. We are very accustomed to working with Aerospace, Nuclear and Military Marking Specifications. Contact our Part Marking Specialists today via our general inquiry line at (905) 639-0909 or by e-mail at info@millenniumsignatures.com

Processed we can provide include:
> Galvo Driven Fibre & CO2 Marking
> Electro-Chemical Etching
> Computerized Dot Peen Marking
> Solid Die Steel Stamping
> Engraving

Visit our websites:
www.millenniumsignatures.com
www.marksmanmarkingproducts.com

CUSTOM CUT STENCILS – All Materials

There are many different industries that use our CUSTOM CUT STENCILS for one application or another and Millennium Signatures is a Fast and Cost-Effective source for all your stencilling needs. At Millennium Signatures we have the technology to create Custom Cut Stencils from a wide range of materials including, but not limited to Stainless Steel, Brass, Aluminum, Copper, Plastic, Mylar and Oilboard, custom to your specifications.
These stencils could be used for marking everything from Highway Construction Barriers, Shipping Crates, Overhead Pipe, Entrances and Exits, Apple Crates, Aircraft Components etc. If you need having a stencil created for a Marking Application including even Chemical Etching or VIN Etch Stencils, give us a call.
Millennium Signatures had been in the Marking Products business for over 30 years and we have invested in several technologies allowing us to provide this range of product and services to our customers.
Millennium Signatures has an in-house Artwork Department that makes creating these stencils to your specific requirements easy. Provide us with a concept of what you need and one of our Graphic Designers will create a DRAFT for your review. Once any changes that may be needed are made and the artwork is signed off, the stencils go into production and are cut from the size, shape, thickness and material type you request. 
If you have any questions, please contact our Technical Sales Team at our Buffalo NY, USA or Burlington ON, Canada facilities.
Call: (905) 639-0909
E-mail: info@millenniumsignatures.com
Website: www.millenniumsigntaures.com

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HELPFUL MARKING TIPS SERIES: High Contrast Marking on Stainless Steel using Chemical Etching

High Contrast Marking on Stainless Steel using Chemical Etching

One of the most common materials to Electro-Chemically Etch is Stainless Steels. It’s used for so many products from Medial Appliances and Food Preparation Equipment to Pressure Vessels and Nuclear Hardware etc.
One of the things we are asked for most often is how to create a high contrast BLACK permanent image on Stainless. Well for a very long time it’s been quite easy to get a good high contrast marking on Stainless steel and there are many Electrolytic Solutions that can help you obtain these results. However, Millennium Signatures X4R-428 Electrolyte Solution is unique in this area. Unlike the brown coloured markings, you tend to get with other formulations, our X4R-428 Electrolyte delivers a Black result that has definitely impressed those who have long been searching for a better result in this area. This Electrolyte can be used with any of our Power Units or Electro-Chemical Marking Kits.
Commonly sold in 1-Litre Bottles
Also available in 5-Lite Containers. 
Contact the Part Marking Specialists at Millennium Signatures Marking Systems by phone at (905) 639-0909 or by e-mail at info@millenniumsignatures.com for more information. MSDS Documentation is available for all Electrolyte and Neutralizer Products
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THE SAFE USE OF LASERS

ANSI Specification Z136.1

Millennium Signatures Marking Systems Inc., has specialized in providing Turn-Key Galvo Driven Laser Marking Technology, Systems and Services since 1990.
With extensive knowledge of the various configurations including the two (2) most common being a CDRH Class I designated system designs or a CDRH Class IV designated system designs, the Part Marking Specialists on staff at Millennium Signatures Marking Systems are happy to consult with you or your Safety committee on the various options to consider when buying a Laser Product and how to remain fully compliant with Safe Operating Recommendations when working with Lasers.
Probably the best publication to use when creating a Laser Safety Policy within your company would be the ANSI Z136.1 “The Safe Use of Lasers” publication as issued by The American National Laser Institute. For the past few decades, this has been the bible of people who design, build, and use Laser Products in North America and beyond.
Please feel free to contact our Technical Staff if we can assist you with getting a copy of the publication or answer any questions that your company may have.
We can be reached by phone at (905) 639-0909 or by e-mail at info@millenniumsignatures.com
Facilities located in Buffalo NY, USA and Burlington ON, Canada.

MACHINE-READABLE CODES

Did you know that the Marksman Computerized Dot Peen Marking Technology from Millennium Signatures Marking Systems Inc. gives you the ability to mark your parts with 2D Barcodes, Military Spec UID Codes and QR Codes as well?

2 DIMENSIONAL CODES (2D)
Marking a 2D Code directly onto your part using our Computerized Dot Peen or Galvo Driven Laser Processes allows you to enter data such as work order #’s, Part #’s Lot #’s, Date Codes, pretty much any data at all into the system and have it automatically convert that data into square code that our equipment will allow you to permanently mark onto your parts. This code can be scanned using just about any of today’s readily available scanning technology and even very reliably with free apps, you can download for your smartphone cameras. This eliminates the concerns for labels coming off and potentially losing track of what revision of part you actually hold in your hand. It will always be there and easily accessible. It makes it very easy to track and inventory parts and can be very helpful in communicating with processes as they travel through automated production lines. For example, you can have parts scanned as they go through a process and rejected if parts should somehow become mixed or parts that are a fail can be marked to permanently confirm such important details.

UID CODES
UID Codes are a unique format of this 2Dimensional (2D Code) Technology that has been designed by the Military for their products and is often expected of manufacturers who are bidding to get such contracts that they will have the capability to mark the parts they would produce using this unique 2D Symbology.

QR CODES
QR Codes can be equally powerful, perhaps even more so in many ways. 
A QR Code is essentially a Hyperlink to a URL Address or File. For example, if you host your QR Code with Millennium Signatures or even through other sources, you can permanently print a small square code onto your part that will remain there long after any sticker, plate or other methods of marking would be lost due to any one of several variable elements of conditions. 
When scanning this code, it can immediately pull up a website or take you to a drawing or a document such as an entire manual potentially hundreds of pages of content if need be. There is really no limitations.
As long as that code is being hosted, the scanning of the code can instantly link anyone it’s a Barcode Scanner or Smartphone with a wealth of information about that part or product and it’s all controlled by you.
This information could even be changed after the mark is made potentially. Allow us to explain…..

POSSIBLE SCENARIOS
You build an assembly for Natural Gas Furnaces and there is some information such as exploded parts view, parts number listing and some installation and safety guidelines you always want available to your client. 
This means when it’s NEW out of the box of when being pulled out of a 20-year-old Furnace under repair. You completely control what information is instantly (almost magically) provides to your customer when scanned. 
However….. 4 years after production of this part, it is determined that there is a defect in the parts from manufacture or there is some reason to recall the parts. It is possible to redirect where the link that code represents a different destination or a REVISED or UPDATED destination or document. For example, a technician in the field could now remove this part and scan it with his cell phone only to learn immediately that there is a recall notice out on that part and instructions on what to do about it as a result. It is incredibly powerful if you know how to use it to its full potential.

Both Millennium Signatures Galvo Driven Laser Etching / Engraving Technologies and our Marksman Series Computerized Dot Peen (Impact Stamping) process’ can provide such markings. The beautiful thing about these Codes is not only are they so easy to create and apply to the part, they are also very permanent. If you pull a dirty, greasy part of a piece of equipment, just give it a wipe off or a scuff with a Scotch Brite Abrasive Pad or something similar and give it a scan. It’s permanently on the surface of the metal, plastic, porcelain or almost any material and will almost always produce for you when needed.

For more information on these Marking Technologies and the Systems we sell allowing you to put these markings on your parts, contact our Part Marking Specialists at Millennium Signatures Marking Systems Inc. 
We have facilities in Buffalo NY, USA and Burlington ON, Canada and we are currently in the process of establishing facilities in Mexico.

Main line for inquiries
Tel: (905) 639-0909

E-mail Inquiries:
info@millenniumsignatures.com

Head Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm (Eastern Standard Time)

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