SIC Marking of France has launched a lighter marking gun, particularly suited to the marking of heavy or large parts. It is manufactured using robust and durable materials. Some of its highlights include those of ergonomic design and wide flexibility of use. The p123 features an all-new cast aluminium grip for a comfortable hold and easy placement on surfaces. In addition, the range features an exclusive set of LEDs that light up the working field as well as functions such as front-plate indexing (stylus-part distance) for increased productivity. In continuity with preceding versions, SIC marking developed a new mechanism that produces high precision, top quality markings. These criteria are particularly important for data matrix code marking. The p123 delivers sufficient force to produce deep markings on materials of all types (including stainless steel, steel, aluminium and plastic) and parts of all shapes and surfaces (flat, concave, convex, cylindrical, rough, machined, etc). It offers a wide range of marking capabilities, from text (OCR, OCRA, Arial, etc), and variable data, to serial numbers, logos, dates and times and data matrix codes. Its very large marking window (120 × 25 mm or 120 × 40 mm) allows large characters for easier reading.