Configured for nanosecond pulsed fiber laser applications, the WL-300A laser processing workstation from Amada Miyachi America Inc. (Monrovia, CA) is a larger version of the LMWS laser marker workstation designed to accommodate larger parts. Integrated with the company’s LMF fiber lasers (10-70 W), the WL-300A has the same graphical user interface for easy transfer from prototype to production phase.
Available in benchtop or floor-standing versions, standard options include an XY table, rotary stage, cover gas module, fume extraction, bar code reader, and camera systems to tailor the machines to a specific process.
Featuring fast and precise motorized Z-axis for easy focus adjustment, easy access to parts and tooling, and an optional XY table for step and repeat motion, the WL-300A offers a large viewing window for easy visual observation. Lens options include F-theta 100 mm, 160 mm, 254 mm, and 420 mm for marking a wide variety of part sizes. An optional compact motorized rotary axis makes marking and welding cylindrical parts easy and fast. The workstation also provides easy part fixturing using the M6 threaded hole pattern mounting base plate. A fume extraction port is included with flexible tubing to extract harmful fumes created during the laser process
The WL-300A handles mark types including line-art graphics; shaded graphics; TrueType fonts; single point or drill object arrays; Data Matrix or QR code barcodes; and MS AutoDate, MS TextMerge, serialization, and barcode marks. Though primarily designed for laser marking and engraving applications, the laser source can also be used to weld and cut thin metals (up to 0.010-inch [250 micron]).
Software features include a powerful, user-friendly Windows 10-compatible job editor, easy graphics importing tools, multilanguage support, and an advanced DXF filter with process optimization. Password-protected security lockout also available.
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