Laser Cutting Products

The laser cutting technology area has information on 2-D and 3-D cutting machines, optics, resonators, cutting gases, and automated material handling systems. In addition to conventional CO2 systems, it has information on solid-state fiber and disk lasers.

Filter Content

Brochure highlights cutting, welding equipment capabilities

January 10, 2017

Amada Miyachi America has published a brochure highlighting its eight manufacturing technologies, including cutting, welding, marking, sealing, and bonding, focusing on equipment capabilities and typical applications. The literature details how the company’s applications laboratory experts employ...

Continue Reading


Fiber laser cutting system features carbon fiber carriage, synthetic granite frame

January 9, 2017

Prima Power offers the Laser Genius 2-D fiber laser cutting system. High-dynamic linear motors help ensure a 15 percent increase in productivity compared with conventional drive systems, states the company. It has a variety of automation modules, and CNC proprietary management increases accuracy in...

Continue Reading


Functions added to fiber laser system

January 3, 2017

Bystronic has introduced the newest generation of the BySprint fiber laser cutting system, expanding the basic version of the machine with an extended performance package and revamped design. It features a larger operator touchscreen panel and three additional functions. Using a camera system on...

Continue Reading


Automated laser system offers small footprint

December 26, 2016

Mazak Optonics Corp. has introduced the new Quick Cell 3015 compact, high-speed laser automation system. It offers unattended operation and a small footprint for facilities with limited floor space. The load and unload pallets are stacked, allowing for efficient use of factory floor space. Each...

Continue Reading


Fiber laser performs 2-D laser processing on range of materials

December 23, 2016

The TruLaser 3030 fiber laser from TRUMPF is designed for 2-D laser processing of a variety of material types and thicknesses. The machine is available with up to 6 kW of power with standard BrightLine fiber, enabling fabricators to cut steel, stainless steel, and aluminum up to 1 in. The universal...

Continue Reading


Direct-diode laser provides high cutting speeds in thin to medium worksheets

December 23, 2016

Mazak Optonics offers the Optiplex 3015 DDL direct-diode laser—the first of its kind, according to the manufacturer. This platform delivers higher performance and reliability than traditional fiber or other solid-state laser generation systems, the company states. The machine provides fast...

Continue Reading


Punch/fiber laser combination machine equipped with automated material handling

December 14, 2016

The LC 2515 C1 AJ punch/laser combination machine from Amada America Inc. features a 2-kW fiber laser that provides up to 70 percent electrical savings when compared to a CO2 system, the company reports. The fiber laser can cut reflective materials such as copper, brass, and titanium. The laser...

Continue Reading


Fiber laser cutting machines handle large sheets

December 12, 2016

LVD Strippit has introduced the Phoenix FL 4020 and Phoenix FL 6020, two new fiber laser cutting machines designed to handle sheet dimensions of 160 by 80 in. and 240 by 80 in., respectively. Available in 3-, 4-, and 6-kW versions, the new machines cut thin and thick steels as well as nonferrous...

Continue Reading


Laser cutting system suitable for Industry 4.0

December 9, 2016

Salvagnini offers the L5 laser cutting system, which handles information collected in the field in order to react to input in real time, thus becoming inherently smart, the company states. It features a new compass structure with advanced kinematic system to achieve acceleration as high as 5 g. In...

Continue Reading


Laser system has compact footprint

December 8, 2016

The Meta 10C laser system from Coherent combines compact size and high laser output power. With its integrated 1-kW laser, it cuts metals up to 0.24 in. thick in a working area of 4 by 4 ft. The high-pressure cutting head allows for assist gas pressure up to 20 bar. Features include a contact-free...

Continue Reading


Automated CAM program added to coil-fed laser blanking systems

November 22, 2016

LaserCoil Technologies LLC has announced the addition of LaserCoil CAM to its coil-fed laser blanking systems, automating the importing of part profiles for optimized nesting and laser cutting. The program accommodates single and multiple cutting heads, as well as peripheral automation, such as the...

Continue Reading


Fiber laser cuts steel up to ¾ in. thick

November 14, 2016

Cincinnati Incorporated offers the CL-960 fiber laser for fast processing of thin material and cutting of steel up to ¾ in. thick. Features include air-assist cutting, linear-drive motors, touchscreen controls, 6,000-W light source, dual-pallet configuration, fiber resonator technology, and...

Continue Reading


Windows protect high-power refractive and reflective optics

October 25, 2016

Mate’s Fiber Shield™ windows are designed to protect precision lenses in laser systems. They shield optic components in laser beam delivery systems from debris and fumes during the laser process. Available in diameters from 0.47 to 2.17 in., the windows are made of fused silica to protect the...

Continue Reading


Laser system processes microfeatures on metals

October 4, 2016

Preco Inc. has introduced the Lightning Bolt 2000 laser system for processing microfeatures on metallic, ceramic, and polymer materials. The system can be customized to accommodate IR, green, and UV wavelengths and nanosecond, picosecond, and femtosecond lasers. Typical processes include ablation,...

Continue Reading


Combination fiber laser/punch processes metals up to 0.25 in. thick

September 15, 2016

TRUMPF’s TruMatic 6000 fiber laser/punch combination machine offers laser cutting, punching, forming, and engraving of sheet metal up to 0.25 in. thick. It is designed for scratch-free processing, while a laser output control system helps ensure quality when cutting delicate curves and tight...

Continue Reading