S Laser

Stiefelmayer Lasertechnik has launched its S Laser that combines the precision of micro laser technology with the speed of macro laser technology.

In the laser system, all steel and aluminium was replaced by carbon in all moving parts, and granite axles were introduced to guarantee stability and precision where high speeds are achieved with linear direct drives. Furthermore, highly reflective non-ferrous metals can be processed by using a fibre laser. 

In cooperation with the German product and graphic design company Saidi ’sign, a machine housing was created that takes all requirements optimally into consideration in respect of work processes, setting-up, and maintenance. This includes an easily accessible work room, extendable work tables, and an ergonomic control that is intuitively operated.

The effective S laser was among the winners for the international iF product design award in the industry/skilled category, and is nominated for the German Design Award 2015.


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