Cutting metal using a CO2 laser source from Luxinar
Laser manufacturer Luxinar is focusing on innovations for the manufacturing industry with its OEM and SR series of sealed CO2 laser sources at this year’s FABTECH event.
Luxinar specializes in the manufacture of laser sources for industries including automotive, electronics, packaging and textiles. Its CO2 lasers are available at three wavelengths — 10.6, 10.25 and 9.3 microns — and are employed for cutting, perforating, marking and scribing of a variety of materials such as plastics, metals, wood, paper and glass.
The OEM series of CO2 lasers with a power range up to 1000W represents a compact solution that can be integrated into industrial processing production lines both with and without covers. The range includes an integrated RF power supply, enabling the laser to produce short optical pulses with high peak power or quasi-CW output and it can operate safely over a wide range of pulse widths and frequencies including through the acoustic regions and a broad range of coolant temperatures. There is also the option for an absorbing thin film reflector (ATFR) to prevent back reflection.
The SR series of sealed CO2 laser sources have a power range up to 250W and a rating of IP66; this means they are suitable for harsh industrial environments and offer protection against water and dust ingress. The product range is constructed for ease of installation, use, and maintenance in laser-based processing machines. Each unit has a compact, lightweight mechanical design with a simple DC power supply connection, intuitive control interface and digital diagnostics with enhanced LED. The same output beam position allows for power upgrades with minimal design changes and an integrated RF power supply that is replaceable in the field, cutting production downtime.
“We are looking forward to showcasing our range of laser sources at FABTECH,” said John Podwojski, regional general manager of Luxinar’s USA office. “This allows us to present our CO2 lasers and the benefits of working with a company that has nearly 25 years of experience in laser technology.”
Luxinar will be exhibiting in booth B9653. FABTECH takes place November 8-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.