IPG Photonics has introduced the IX-200-F, a fibre laser micromachining system for general purpose, R&D and batch-scale production applications.
The laser is a fully enclosed and interlocked CDRH Class 1 system, configurable with a range of IPG fibre lasers and fully integrated with the system operating hardware and software. The system core consists of special structural design granite to minimise the effects of vibration and thermal drift. It features a high-resolution, high-performance microscope vision system which provides a zoom range from 38X to 880X for sub-micron automated part alignment and inspection. System software includes macro-building tools for fast programming and generation of automated processes for complex feature machining. Additional utilities allow complex pattern input from standard CSV and DXF files.
The selection of IPG Fiber lasers currently supported on the IX-200-F includes pulsed IR to >500W and pulsed green up to 50W as well as UV lasers. Users may select ablation or thermal cutting and scanning or fixed beam delivery configurations.