Aerospace component marking and traceability solutions

Aerospace Component Marking & Traceability

Mark to SAE AS478 and major manufacturer standards with ease.

If you manufacture aerospace components, chances are you're expected to very clearly mark to precise specifications for traceability. Aerospace engine components typically need to be marked to SAE AS478 Identification Marking standards. Many aerospace manufacturers – including Rolls-Royce, GE, Pratt & Whitney, Boeing and Airbus – have their own individual marking standards. Over the last three-plus decades, we've seen it all. Whether you require dot peen, laser or chem etch, we can help you choose the best marking solution for the component type, volume and standards you need to accommodate.

Why choose Dapra for aerospace marking?

  • A trusted supplier to aerospace manufacturers large and small for more than 35 years
  • Precision technology to meet demanding aerospace marking standards and specifications
  • A leader in dot peen marking, with the industry's leading mobile marking station with tilting head and integrated vision
  • Advanced customization capabilities, including custom marking fixtures
  • Onsite consultation, installation, training and support
  • Experienced provider of reading and verification solutions for data matrix codes and other 2D symbologies
Mark engines, airframes, landing gear, data plates and more

Check out our mobile station with tilting marking head

Mobile marking station with tilting head

Information on aerospace marking specs:

We can help you mark to these specifications, among others:

General Electric

  • P23TF3 – Identification Marking
    • Method 2F – Dot Peen and 15B – Laser Engrave
  • P23TF10 – Data Matrix Symbology Identification Marking
    • Method 2F – Dot Peen and 15B – Laser Engrave

Pratt & Whitney

  • PWA310 – Identification Marking (Includes both text and Data Matrix marking)
    • 3.2.15 – Dot Peen
    • 3.2.12 – Laser Engrave

SAE Aerospace

  • AS478 – Identification Marking
    • Method 2F – Dot Peen and 15B – Laser Engrave

Rolls Royce

  • EDI 460 – Identification Marking Methods and Controls
    • 5.7 – Controlled Dot Peen (Human Readable)
    • 5.8 – Controlled Dot Peen (Machine Readable)
    • 5.15 – Laser
  • JES 131 – Identification Marking Methods and Controls
    • 5.7 – Controlled Dot Peen (Human Readable)
    • 5.8 – Controlled Dot Peen (Machine Readable)
    • 5.15 – Laser

Common aerospace component marking applications:

  • Jet engine and airframe components
  • Landing gear
  • Data plates, nameplates and tags
  • Helicopter, airplane and other aircraft components
Dapra has been helping manufacturers master precision aerospace marking specs for more than three decades.

If you're looking for a partner who truly understands aerospace marking standards and will take the time to discuss your application, set you up with the best technology for the job, and support you from installation to training and ongoing tech support, you've come to the right place. Contact us using this form for a free application review, system demo or marked sample. Or, click here to find your local sales rep.

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