TITLE

Marking with near-infrared laser sources

AUTHOR(S)
Schrems, Gernot
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;Nov2007, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the development of the near-infrared lasers for marking. It has two types, the Nd:YAG laser is used for marking at power levels up to 20W and the Nd:YVO that has higher repetition rates and lower thermal drift in output power. It concluded that CW fiber laser is cost-effective, slower plotters and may replace classic YAG/YVO galvo workstations. Fiber laser is more economical than galvanometer systems.
ACCESSION #
27543764

 

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