Z-Laser

The ZM18S3, ZM18H3, and ZM18DM53

Z-Laser now provides more powerful versions of its ZM18 – the ZM18S3, ZM18H3, and ZM18DM53. New driver electronics offer significantly improved power stability over the whole temperature range.

The future ZM18H3 series provides a new standard: blue and green emitting laser diodes come now with an Automatic Power Control (APC). A temperature-related performance increase or decrease, as well as degradation over the lifetime can reliably be excluded.

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Matthew Dale explores some of the latest technology for manipulating and measuring the beam, including a multi-spot optical module for laser brazing and a contactless beam analysis device

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Moving to very high power lasers for welding metals, like aluminium in car production, has some big benefits, as Greg Blackman finds out

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