Coherent will be exhibiting its Meta systems, designed for producing high-precision parts from a wide range of both metals and non-metals. The machine's small size permits its use in even highly space-constrained facilities, and its easy-to-use software interface facilitates its use with minimal operator training.
Coherent Meta products integrate a CO2 laser, CNC controller, beam delivery system, assist gas delivery system, drive system and laser cutting head, all into one highly compact machine frame with a standard table size of 1.25 x 1.25m. The machine is capable of cutting metals, such as stainless steel, mild steel, aluminum and titanium, in thicknesses of up to 6mm, as well as wood, plastics, rubber, thin films, composites and other organics in thicknesses of up to 32mm. The system can deliver a precision of up to 25µm, at cutting speeds up to 50m/min.