March / April 2018

Laser landscape

Laser-based materials processing: A manufacturing revolution 50 years in the making

Bright ideas

With more control over beam diameter, working with thin and thick materials becomes a possibility with just one dual-fiber laser machine

Clean it up

Laser cleaning equipment gives fabricators clean, contaminate-free parts and surfaces

Machine of the month – Laser Mechanisms’ FiberCut HR

Laser Mechanisms’ FiberCut HR processing head delivers cutting-edge performance for flatbed systems up to 15+ kW. The cutting head features automatic, programmable focus with 25 mm of travel as well as robust, direct-cooled reflective optics that minimize focus shift. Its fully sealed, purged design minimizes the chance of internal contamination, and additionally, when cover glasses must… Continued