industrial manufacturing

industrial manufacturing

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Industrial Manufacturing

Spectra-Physics lasers are used a wide variety of industrial manufacturing applications, including stereolithography / rapid prototyping, laser shock processing, micromachining of various materials, and intra-glass and other precision marking. We offer a broad portfolio of high performance, reliable lasers backed by our team of applications engineers and a responsive global support organization.

For information on our ClearShape™ industrial laser cutting process for glass and sapphire, click here.

So contact our experts to discuss your laser application needs and challenges. Let’s work together to solve them.

Industrial Manufacturing Applications

Cutting
Stainless steel, aluminum, copper, kevlar, CFRP, composites, lithium-ion battery flap, other metals, plastics, ceramics
Drilling
Stainless steel, titanium alloy, other metals, kevlar, CFRP, composites, thermoplastic polyurethate (TPU), other plastics, ceramics
Micromachining
Nickel, platinum foil, other metals, PET, plastics
Engraving
Copper, stainless steel, other metals, plastics, polymers, glass, ceramic
Marking
Metals, plastics
Stereolithography / rapid prototyping
Resin
Shock processing / laser shock preening
Various metals
Talon
Disruptive cost-performance UV and green lasers
Quasar
Highest power hybrid fiber laser with TimeShift pulse flexibility for high speed, quality micromachining
Spirit
Setting a new standard for high-precision femtosecond machining
VGEN-ISP-POD
Exceptional functionality pulse-on-demand (POD) MOPA fiber laser
VGEN-G
Pulsed green fiber lasers (532 nm)

Lasers for Industrial Manufacturing

 
ProductTypePulse WidthPowerWavelength
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Spirit
Setting a new standard for high-precision femtosecond machining
Ultrafast 400 fs 8 W, 16 W, 30 W,
70 W, 100 W
515, 520, 1030, 1040 nm  
new
IceFyre
Versatile game-changing picosecond laser for precision micromachining
Picosecond <20 ps >50 W (preset values) 1064 nm  
Quasar
Highest power hybrid fiber laser with TimeShift pulse flexibility for high speed, quality micromachining
Hybrid Fiber Laser 2–100 ns 45–60 W, 75–95 W 355, 532 nm  
Talon
Disruptive cost-performance UV and green lasers
Q-switched 15–100 ns 6–45 W, 15–40 W 355, 532 nm  
new
Explorer One
Compact air cooled high power UV ns laser
5-15 ns, <12 ns, <15 ns 01.1-0.5 W, 2 W, 4 W, 5 W 349, 355, 532 nm
new
VGEN-G
Pulsed green fiber lasers (532 nm)
Fiber <1 to >20 ns 10–30 W 532 nm  
VGEN-ISP-POD
Pulse-on-Demand MOPA fiber lasers
2–250 ns 20–50 W 1060–1080 nm  
Explorer
DPSS IR lasers
Q-switched <12 ns 2 W 1064 nm  
Navigator
Industry leading history/reliability for trimming and micromachining
8–110 ns 3–12 W 532, 1064 nm  
HIPPO
Versatile design for micromachining and scribing in a compact industrial package
12–30 ns 2 W, 17 W 266,1064 nm  
Vanguard
Mode-locked, Quasi-CW: reliable with proven longevity
Quasi-CW 12 ps 0.3–2.5 W 355 nm  
Quanta-Ray Pro
Pulsed Nd:YAG with up to 2.5 J of energy per pulse
Pulsed Nd:YAG 1–12 ns 15–50 W 266, 355, 532, 1064 nm  

Application Notes

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Precision Marking in Industrial Manufacturing with Pulsed UV Explorer One Lasers
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High Quality, High Throughput Glass Processingwith the IceFyre® 1064-50 Picosecond Laser
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Picosecond Laser and PSO Motion Capability for Fast, Variable Speed Trajectory Processing
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Fabrication of Highly Transparent Anti-Fogging Glass Surfaces
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Processing of Ultrahard Materials at Superior Speed and Quality Using a High Power Femtosecond Laser
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Burst Machining of Copper and Stainless Steel with IceFyre® Picosecond Laser for Enhanced Material Removal Rates
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Ceramic Scribing Using Talon Pulsed UV and Green Lasers
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Li-ion Battery Foil Cutting Using Pulsed Green Lasers
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Li-ion Battry Separator Foil Cutting Using Nanosecond UV Lasers
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E-Track: Active Pulse Energy Control for Explorer One Lasers
application notes
UV Laser Texturing of CFRP to Achieve High Bonding Strength
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Li-ion Battery Foil Cutting Using Pulsed IR Fiber Lasers
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High Quality Li-ion Battery Cell Manufacturing with IR, Green and UV Lasers
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Fabrication of Superhydrophobic and Superhydrophilic Surfaces for Biomicrofluidics Applications
application notes
Fabrication of Optical Fiber Diffusors Using Femtosecond Lasers
application notes
CFRP Machining Using Pulsed UV Lasers
High Quality Precision Micromachining at 50 m/sec Scanning Speed with Quasar
Glass Cutting and Si Scribing with Quasar
Ultrashort-pulse Laser Structuring with Spirit and Spirit ps
Explorer Fuels Laser Marking Trend Toward Shorter Wavelengths
Glass Cutting with UV Lasers
Advantages of Low-M2 Laser Processing
Gaussian Versus Flat-top Beam Processing

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