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The Effect of Improved Laser Tube Features on Cutting

Cleanly cut materials that weren't so easy before.

Materials that were previously difficult to cut can now be cut cleanly without distortion or melting thanks to improved laser tube pulsing and control features. Achieving that flame-polished edge on acrylic is now easier than ever using improved optics and beam path design that create better beam density and spot size.

Pulsing of the laser tube when cutting is critical, and advances in system software allow the user to control laser pulsing better in tight curves and on complicated vectors. The result of these software advances is reduced or eliminated scorching from too much laser energy in a region and ultimately cleaner cutting overall.

-Mike Fruciano, Coherent

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Mike Fruciano

Mike Fruciano

Mike Fruciano is the Distribution Sales Manager - The Americas 3D Printing & Laser Systems at Coherent Inc. Mike brings 25 years of laser systems, laser processing, and materials experience, and is a frequent writer and speaker on these topics. Contact Mike at 602-616-4971 or at [email protected]

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