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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Laser cutting technology designed for quick, clean piercing in various materials

January 10, 2006

Bystronic's Controlled Pulse Pierce (CPP) technology for laser cutting systems is designed to generate fast, clean piercing in a range of material types and thicknesses.The two-stage pulse piercing...

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Laser has M2rating of 1.2

December 13, 2005

PRC offers its STS 2500 HQ laser with TEM 00 beam output.The laser, which has an M2rating of 1.2 (K factor is greater than 0.8), offers excellent focusing characteristics for all precision cutting and...

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Fume extraction system protects laser optics

December 13, 2005

Adapt Laser Systems offers fume extraction systems manufactured by TEKA Filter Technology.Fume and particle extraction systems are important in many laser surface treatment applications. When lasers...

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6,000-W laser resonator enhances cutting speed

October 11, 2005

TRUMPF's TLF 6000, its 6,000-W CO2laser resonator for flat sheet laser cutting, is available on its TC L 3050 and increases cutting speeds by 29 percent, the company reports.The resonator is...

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Laser cutting system automatically optimizes beam diameter

October 11, 2005

The Byspeed 4020 laser cutting system from Bystronic features a 5,200-W resonator with Adaptive Radius Control (ARC) technology, which provides automatic optimization of the beam diameter for all...

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Laser system has enhanced cutting speeds

September 13, 2005

The Lightning High-Dynamic laser system from Salvagnini America Inc. is the focus of a cutting and processing system designed to take maximum advantage of the enhanced cutting speeds attainable with...

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Laser processor has 11.8-in. z-axis stroke

June 14, 2005

The HV series 2-D hybrid processing machine from Mitsubishi has an open table for easy maintenance a simple, stable beam path, and an 11.8-in. Z-axis stroke for expanded application range.New...

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3-D laser system has enhanced automation features

March 8, 2005

Prima Laser Tools' Rapido 3-D laser cutting system is designed for improved automation, cutting speed, work accessibility, and safety.The system's focal position control (FPC) automatically manages...

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Laser nozzle controls gas flow

March 8, 2005

The FLOWMASTER™ CO 2 laser nozzle from Mate Laser Technologies controls cutting gas flow to help improve laser cut quality.The nozzles' copper-alloy design helps resist buildup and abrasion....

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Gas stream purifiers provide early warning of impurities

December 7, 2004

Airgas Inc.'s Smart Indicating Purifiers, designed to purify a laser cutter's gas stream and protect the laser resonator, provide early warning of impurities to help prevent gas stream...

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Dynamic-response laser machine cuts, welds, drills

October 12, 2004

LASERTEC 80Deckel Maho Gildemeister offers the Lasertec 80 FineCutting laser machine, which the company states is the first with high dynamic response for precision 2-D and 3-D cutting, welding, and...

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Flatsheet laser cutter accelerates up to 1.5 G

August 10, 2004

The TC L 3030 Plus, TRUMPF Inc.'s 5- by 10-ft. flat sheet laser cutter achieves acceleration rates up to 1.5 G through its Innovative Plus axis technology, the company says. The machine will be...

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4-kW disk laser has 7 mm*mrad beam quality

July 13, 2004

TRUMPF will introduce the first 4-kW disk laser, the HLD 4002, to the North American market at IMTS 2004. Four disks provide the resonator power and result in beam quality of 7 mm*mrad. The beam is...

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Diffusion-cooled annular CO2 laser outputs 2 kW

July 13, 2004

TRUMPF will highlight its new diffusion-cooled CO2 laser at IMTS 2004. The TCF 1 has a unit volume of 12.4 ft.3, weighs 550 lbs., and outputs 2 kW.The laser has an annular arrangement of electrodes....

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Laser cutting systems enhanced with software

June 8, 2004

Prima Laser Tools has chosen to integrate Cenit North America Inc.’s v5/LaserCUT software into its 3-D laser cutting systems.The PC/Windows®-compatible software features advanced solids,...

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