Blackbird Robotersysteme, a Scanlab subsidiary, introduced a new 2D scan system at Lasys 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany. The IntelliScan FT, with a 30mm aperture, is designed for welding applications and integration into robot and gantry systems. With full industrial suitability, this scan system is ideal for welding flat components and handles laser powers up to 8kW.
Optimised for fibre-coupled disk or fibre lasers with powers up to 8kW, the IntelliScan FT positions the beam quickly and precisely for the welding of 2D contours. The scan head's compact design, and optionally straight or angled collimator implementations facilitate straightforward integration in equipment where space is tight. This pre-integrated system is a cost-effective solution for tasks such as the welding of batteries in the automotive sector or welding contacts in electronic component manufacturing.
Individual image field calibration and the collimator ring's z-position adjuster enable high precision and easy exchangeability of systems. This is supplemented by automatic self-calibration (ASC), which suppresses drift effects to ensure high process quality in industrial series production.
The corresponding ScanControlUnit provides interfaces for image processing systems. User-friendly, intuitive software makes it an optimal solution packet for 2D welding applications. Comprehensive drawing functions and CAD interfaces allow easy set up and optimisation of all 2D scan contours for processing.