Fiber Lasers: The Light Fantastic

November 2011
Metal Center News;Nov2011 Supplement, p2
Trade Publication
The article discusses the effectiveness of fiber optic technology in making laser cutting equipment more productive and cost-effective. It states that fiber optic technology demonstrates speed and depth of penetration with 50 kilowatts of power. It indicates that fiber laser is effective in cutting steel sheet up to 3 millimeter, reflective metals such as aluminum, copper, brass, silver, and gold better than carbon dioxide lasers.


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