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Marking systems

For clear marking and labelling of cables, lines, single cores and components


With LAPP marking systems, you can mark virtually everything you need for fast and individual identification in an industrial environment. The marking systems are suitable for marking cables, wires, single cores and other electrical components. With us you can find individual numbers, letters, symbols and character holders for individual marking as well as laser or thermal transfer printing labels, printers, label software, safety signage, tools and accessories. Put an end to the chaos – with clear labelling!

What are marking systems and what are they used for?


Marking systems at LAPP include all products and all product accessories used for marking cables, wires, single cores and other appliances and machine components in industrial areas.


Marking means unambiguous marking and/or labelling of equipment.

Our comprehensive portfolio includes the following compatible marking solutions:

Cable and Single-core Marking

FLEXIMARK® laser print labels and FLEXIMARK® thermal transfer print labels for professional printing on site as well as easy-to-use, pre-printed FLEXIMARK® labels, individual letters, numbers, symbols, designation rings and character receptacles for marking cables and single cores.
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Component Marking

FLEXIMARK® laser print labels and FLEXIMARK® thermal transfer print labels for professional printing on site, as well as FLEXIMARK® labels and drawing holders for marking electrical components.
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Printer and Software

Thermal transfer printers for individual printing of FLEXIMARK® labels for thermal transfer marking using the FLEXIMARK® software and electronic DYMO® printers for mobile use.
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Printer Accessories

Coloured ribbons for the FLEXIMARK® thermal transfer printer as well as labels or shrink hoses for the electronic DYMO® printer.
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Safety Signage

Durable warning, prohibition and mandatory signs in various sizes, certified according to ISO 7010.
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Tools and Accessories

Manual embossing machines, embossing tapes, cutting and punching tools and marker pens.
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Why should cables and components be labelled?


In the event of a fault, it should be possible to make quick repairs. If a cable or fuse is responsible for a problem, it should be replaced quickly. But how can the fault source be identified in a control cabinet if it has not been identified which cable leads?


Inadequate marking of the fuse box can cause an electrician to sweat and cause unnecessary work. Without clear labelling, it becomes difficult to sort and resolve the problem quickly. This can only be done using the process of elimination. In an industrial environment, where everything depends on proper functioning, it’s a pure nightmare!


Failure to label industrial systems results in massive consequential costs. 


However, the clear labelling of cables and components enables problems to be identified quickly and repairs and maintenance to be carried out easily and safely!


Put an end to the chaos – with clear labelling!

The benefits of cable and component marking at a glance


You benefit from marking and labelling systems for cables, wires, single cores and other electrical system components:

Saves time and costs

  • Quick orientation
  • Easy classification 
  • Repairs and maintenance are carried out more quickly
  • Machine downtimes can be significantly reduced

Safety

A safe, clear marking 
  • increases general occupational safety
  • minimises the risk of confusion 

Order and organisation

Careful, professional, uniform and contrasting labelling

Meeting normative requirements

Required for equipment marking according to DIN EN 60204-1 (VDE 0113 part 1) and for displaying circuit diagrams according to DIN EN 61082-1

Why buy marking systems from LAPP?


We have been dealing with cables and wires since 1957; marking systems have been part of LAPP's regular business since 1978. As a result, we have more than 40 years experience in marking and labelling cables and components in an industrial environment. 


Our FLEXIMARK® product brand stands for flexible markings. For this reason, FLEXIMARK® relies on a wide range of solutions for almost every environment. Oil drilling platforms, industrial plants, bridges, wind and solar parks, chemical factories or the food industry – the marking options are as varied as the areas of application of cables.


  
FLEXIMARK® is not just a long-established product brand, it also has its own company and production site in Sweden with autonomous, technical customer support.

FLEXIMARK® is not just a long-established product brand

Overview of the benefits of using FLEXIMARK® markings:

What properties should markings have for the industrial sector?


Harsh conditions, which frequently occur in industrial environments, demand high-quality and therefore reliable quality solutions. 


To ensure that markings do not flake off, swell, scratch, fade over time and become illegible, they should have the following resistance, depending on the application area: 

UV resistance:

Markings used outdoors should be UV-resistant and be able to withstand all weather conditions.
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Temperature resistance:

For example, extreme temperatures can prevail in wind turbines or tunnel construction. High-quality markings withstand a wide temperature range.
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Mechanical resistance:

If markings are not installed in a protected control cabinet, but in places where friction from other cables and a lot of movement of the application itself can be expected, markings could be severely affected unless the correct, scratch-resistant products have been chosen.
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Oil resistance

In industrial production lines, for example, cables are sometimes permanently or temporarily exposed to various oils. The markings used there also need to cope with the lubricating, cutting and cooling oils and not suffer any damage from them.

Chemical resistance

If markings are exposed to chemical substances such as acids and alkalis or cleaning agents, robust materials should be used that can be used to maintain the function of the markings for many years. Even if cleaning processes frequently occur, as is the case in the food industry, the markings must not deteriorate.
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Detectable

If a label or cable tie accidentally gets into the direct food production environment of food, it can be easier to locate if it is detectable. Detectable products contain minute metal particles in the material that can be detected by X-ray or magnetic metal detectors. Expensive plant downtimes can thus be avoided.

How to find your exact marking


We will show you how you can soon find your way in our extensive portfolio with 4 simple questions and quickly find a marking that is exactly tailored to you.

First ask yourself