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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Multimode fiber lasers feature plug-and-play capability

May 8, 2013

SPI Lasers, a wholly owned subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group, has introduced a line of high-power, multikilowatt fiber lasers for the industrial macro materials processing market. The products extend the redPower CW fiber lasers from 1 kW to 3 kW. The K1 1000 is available as a high-beam-quality,...

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Large-volume multiaxis laser system guarantees volumetric accuracy - TheFabricator.com

Large-volume multiaxis laser system guarantees volumetric accuracy

April 24, 2013

Prima Power Laserdyne has introduced the Laserdyne 795 XLZ. The system has a 72-in. extended Z axis, 80-in. X axis, 40-in.Y axis, and the latest BeamDirector3 (BD3) rotary-tilt laser beam positioning head. The laser is designed to drill, cut, and weld medium- to large-volume 3-D parts with a...

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Dual-beam design gives gantry cutting machine strength, narrow footprint

April 23, 2013

Messer Cutting Systems has introduced the TMC4500 DB heavy-duty gantry cutting machine. Its dual box-beam construction is supported by 10-ft. end trucks for stability and to support the company's largest cutting tools for precision beveling and straight plasma cutting, laser cutting, oxyfuel...

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Laser cutting machine developed to operate autonomously - TheFabricator.com

Laser cutting machine developed to operate autonomously

April 18, 2013

Bystronic Inc. will introduce the new ByAutonom 3015 laser cutting machine to the North American market during its Open House in June. In combination with an automation system such as the ByTrans, ByTower, or ByCell, the machine can be operated lightly attended. Features such as an automatic...

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2-D laser cutting machine available with dual heads - TheFabricator.com

2-D laser cutting machine available with dual heads

April 8, 2013

Kern Lasers offers several models of laser equipment that are intended for 2-D laser cutting. The HSE laser system features an updated X-axis gantry and communications system. The turnkey machines are sold with a chilling unit, a vacuum system, a computer, a monitor, and all the software needed...

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Automatic nozzle functions help decrease assist gas consumption - TheFabricator.com

Automatic nozzle functions help decrease assist gas consumption

April 4, 2013

Bystronic offers the BySpeed Pro and BySprint Pro laser cutting machines. The systems’ automated nozzle functions help ensure the correct nozzle size is selected for each material type and thickness, which the company says decreases assist gas consumption while increasing productivity and...

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Touchscreen user interface added to laser cutting systems - TheFabricator.com

Touchscreen user interface added to laser cutting systems

April 3, 2013

LVD Strippit now offers its Touch-L 19-in. touchscreen GUI on its Sirius series of CO2 laser cutting systems. According to the company, the GUI allows routine and complex applications to be completed with minimal operator input. The large screen features intuitive graphical icons and visual...

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Fiber laser system designed for small-tube processing - TheFabricator.com

Fiber laser system designed for small-tube processing

March 19, 2013

BLM Group has introduced the Lasertube LT5, an entry-level, automated laser tube cutter designed to handle small and medium-sized tubes. Equipped with a 1-kW IPG fiber laser, the unit can process mild steel, as well as highly reflective materials such as aluminum, copper, and brass. The machine...

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CO2 laser cutting system equipped with high-speed linear motors, dual pallets

February 28, 2013

Cincinnati Incorporated offers the new CL-400 CO2 laser cutting system. The machine uses the company's water-cooled, high-speed linear motor drives and HMI touchscreen control and nesting software. Dual 5- by 10-ft. pallets and an optional modular material handling system reduce beam-off time and...

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Laser cutting system determines cutting speed, acceleration automatically - TheFabricator.com

Laser cutting system determines cutting speed, acceleration automatically

February 27, 2013

Mazak Optonics offers the Super Turbo-X Champion laser cutting system available with a 2.5-kW, Type 10 resonator with Eco mode. Built on the company's hybrid platform, the system features a 1,786-lb. workpiece capacity for sheets up to 0.87 in. thick. The Mazatrol Preview function determines...

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Kilowatt-class fiber lasers offer improved wall plug efficiency

February 13, 2013

IPG Photonics Corp. has introduced a line of kilowatt-class, low-mode ytterbium fiber lasers. The 1,060-nm YLS-xxx-Y13 series offers up to 33 percent wall plug efficiency, up to two times average improvement in beam quality, and more than three years' estimated mean time of uninterrupted laser...

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Brochure highlights high-powered industrial CO2 lasers - TheFabricator.com

Brochure highlights high-powered industrial CO2 lasers

February 12, 2013

Prima Electro North America has released a new brochure that details the Convergent line of high-powered industrial CO2 lasers. The CX and CV series have maximum average output from 2.5 to 5 kW. The brochure includes photos, technical details, and the operating specifications of each model...

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Laser machine designed for tube, pipe, structural - TheFabricator.com

Laser machine designed for tube, pipe, structural

February 7, 2013

Mazak Optonics has released the new 3D Fabri Gear Mk II for laser cutting of pipe, tube, and structural, as well as drilling and tapping. Available in 220 and 400 models with a 2.5- or 4-kW resonator, the machine cuts a variety of tubes and pipes, including round, square, rectangular, and...

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Laser power, automation options added to laser cutting system - TheFabricator.com

Laser power, automation options added to laser cutting system

January 17, 2013

The BySprint Pro 3015 high-speed CO2 laser cutting system from Bystronic now is available with a ByLaser 4400 or new ByLaser 6000 laser. The higher wattage option provides for faster feed rates and quicker pierce times. Also added as an option is an automatic nozzle changer that provides up to...

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Laser drilling produces stress-free holes - TheFabricator.com

Laser drilling produces stress-free holes

January 16, 2013

Advanced Laser Technologies offers precision hole drilling for military, medical, and industrial applications. The company reports that it produces distortion- and stress-free holes as small as 0.010 in. dia. with ± 0.0005-in. tolerances and exact repeatability, depending on the material,...

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