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.

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Curtain protects against laser beam radiation

April 10, 2007

Wilson Industries' opaque Laz-R-Barrier curtain protects against the accidental and chronic occupational skin and eye exposure that results from reflected laser radiation and broad beam optical...

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Marking system introduced for general industrial applications

March 13, 2007

Laser Photonics has introduced its Fantom™ Series OEM CO2laser marking and engraving kit for general industrial applications.The kits, which come in 10-, 30-, 50-, and 100-W models, are based on...

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Lens is low absorbing

February 19, 2007

II-VI Infrared's MP-5 low-absorbing lens provides absorption of less than 0.12 percent.The lens features visible HeNe laser light transmission and reduced thermal lensing. The lens is coated with zinc...

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Laser cutting system features three-lens cutting head

December 12, 2006

The Platino 1530 2-D laser cutting system from Prima North America now features a new three-lens cutting head that helps expand the system's cutting capabilities.The cutting head gives users a choice...

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Laser cutting system designed for 2-D steel parts up to 1 in. thick

December 12, 2006

Mazak Optonics Corp. has introduced the Hyper Turbo-X 2-D laser cutting system for 2-D steel parts up to 1 in. thick.The system's Takumi(Japanese for "craftsmanship") bed is an enclosed box-frame...

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Small-footprint laser cutting machine handles standard-size sheets

December 12, 2006

The ByVention laser cutting machine from Bystronic Inc., featuring a 20- by 20-ft. footprint, handles standard-size metal sheets.The control cabinet and the laser source are integrated into the...

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Laser marking machine designed as mobile tabletop workstation

October 10, 2006

The VectorMark Workstation 150 from TRUMPF Inc. is a compact and flexible laser marking machine designed as a mobile tabletop workstation.The work area is accessible from three sides and can label a...

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Laser cutting system processes flat sheets, tube, profiles

October 10, 2006

The Bystar 3015, a 6,000-W laser cutting system from Bystronic Inc., features a solid-state RF power supply and rotary axis for processing flat sheets, tubes, and profiles.The power supply is housed...

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Laser cutting system introduced

October 10, 2006

Robotic Production Technology (RPT) has introduced the FLACS RT C-series flexible laser cutting system that incorporates all support structure, guarding and part-positioning equipment, robot, laser,...

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Laser cutter enclosure enhanced

September 12, 2006

TRUMPF Inc. has released a new enclosure for its laser cutting machines that the company says is 75 percent smaller in size than conventional enclosures.The enclosure features an ergonomic design that...

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Laser cutting machine features new aircutting capabilities

July 11, 2006

The TC L 2510 laser cutting machine from TRUMPF Inc. features new aircutting capabilities.The unit can use compressed air as an assist gas to cut steel, stainless steel, galvanized steel, aluminum,...

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Antireflection coating enhances focusing lens life

June 13, 2006

American Torch Tip has developed an antireflection coating for its focusing lenses.The coating achieves absorption rates as low as 18 percent, allowing the lens to retain less heat for cool running...

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Power tool removes laser cutting machine slag

May 9, 2006

The TSC 1 portable power tool from TRUMPF Inc. removes slag from the slats of laser cutting machines.If slag builds up on the pallets it impairs the quality of the pieces produced. Instead of...

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New laser systems introduced

May 9, 2006

TRUMPF Inc. has added the Lasercell 1000 Powertrain and the TLC 1000 Hybrid to its laser product line.The Lasercell laser-welds power train and gear components and is designed to meet the requirements...

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Laser system cuts at accelerations up to 6 G

May 9, 2006

The Syncrono 2-D laser cutting system from Prima North America is now available.The laser cutting machine's laser head is designed with two additional small, linear-driven, parallel kinematic axes on...

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