Preco announced the Lightning Bolt 2000 laser system for processing of highly accurate micro features on metallic, ceramic and polymer materials. The system is customizable to accommodate a wide range of IR, Green and UV wave lengths and nanosecond, picosecond and femtosecond lasers and can be configured for your specific process requirements. Typical processes include ablation, via drilling, surface texturing, and cutting. Common markets are the electronics, medical, energy storage and industrial.
The Preco Lighting Bolt 2000 system utilizes a PC controller based on the Windows® operating system. The system has full graphical CAD interface with the ability to import common file types such as AutoCAD® DWG and DXF format. Processing files can also be generated inside Preco’s AcuBeam™ software. The system utilizes galvo motion for high speed, high accurate laser processing. Typical galvo processing area for micro machining is 50 x 50 mm. The galvo is fixed on a Z axis above a precision XY table. All of these components are mounted on a highly stabile granite base. The processing area can easily be tiled together to allow processing over the full range of the 150 x 150 mm XY motion. Other options include a wide range of XY stages, galvo processing areas, rotary stages, vision registration, inspection and robotics.
David Plourde, EVP, Preco Inc. states, “this type of laser platform is a solid Preco Inc. manufacturing technology, with a wide range of capabilities from the lab to the production floor, all incorporating the best of today’s highly efficient, cold processing lasers”.
Preco, Inc. is a laser system manufacturer offering a wide range of lasers, galvos, and motion systems. Preco has a staff of highly qualified process and design engineers and a worldwide service organization. With experience in automation, robotics, roll handling. Preco has the capability to accommodate your laser processing needs. Preco has multiple manufacturing and contract service operations in the US and is ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 certified to support a wide range of industries including; medical, electronic, energy, transportation and aerospace.