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Laser tattooing / etching for Cybertruck

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I kinda like this, not sure why.
I see an opportunity for marking or naming Cybertrucks for business applications.
As long as you would not want to ever sell or trade in the vehicle.
Not sure I would buy a used cybertruck with acme sewer systems on the side.
 

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But the main places you would probably do the etching on would be the doors and frunk lid, maybe tailgate. Easily replaced years after CT has been in production. I could see that being option from the factory. Once the large police depts and large fleet operators put in big orders, that would be the easiest markings to use with no worry about maintenance/scratching/misapplication of wraps.
 

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I think the main issue with this would be - how do you do it safely? To etch steel, you need a Class 4 laser. There are very tight safety regulations with Class 4 lasers. Those things will blind you faster than a Red Ryder BB Gun. Even a reflected beam off a surface can ruin your life. They must be in a no light leak enclosure.

I assume the tailgate and doors of the CT can be removed so you can probably get those done somewhere, but the rest of the truck? I don’t see someone building a drive-in laser etcher where you can park the entire vehicle in a booth and have this done.
 

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I think the main issue with this would be - how do you do it safely? To etch steel, you need a Class 4 laser. There are very tight safety regulations with Class 4 lasers. Those things will blind you faster than a Red Ryder BB Gun. Even a reflected beam off a surface can ruin your life. They must be in a no light leak enclosure.

I assume the tailgate and doors of the CT can be removed so you can probably get those done somewhere, but the rest of the truck? I don’t see someone building a drive-in laser etcher where you can park the entire vehicle in a booth and have this done.
I was thinking that it would be something the manufacturer might do to brand the truck, not us ‘Joes’. You are right about laser engraving. What about water jet? I know they can be used to cut but can they be used to etch?
 

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I'll bet i could easily mask off and sand blast the logo on. Or acid etch it. If i wanted to.
 

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