Laser-Weldable Resins Can Be Color-Matched

Color matching is new to laser-weldable resins, which formerly were limited to black and dark opaque colors.

Color matching is new to laser-weldable resins, which formerly were limited to black and dark opaque colors. Colorable Clearweld compounds from Gentex Corp., Carbondale, Pa., contain infrared-absorbing additives that convert laser energy to heat. Gentex formulates resins such as PC, PMMA, PS, ABS, PC/ABS, TPU, COC, PP and PETG.