The SmartLase 100 "s" series of laser coders from Markem provides a low-cost laser coding solution suited to harsh washdown environments in food processing and packaging plants. The laser coders are enclosed in stainless steel and rated for NEMA 4x and IP65. They are corrosion resistant and protect the laser coder from airborne particles, water spray and cleansers. They are suitable for printing permanent codes on labels, printed cartons and plastic containers used in the beverage, frozen food and dairy industry.