Trumpf has released its five-axis TruLaser Station 5005, a machine for welding mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium, non-ferrous metals and plastics. It is suitable for applications in medical and electrical sectors and throughout the precision engineering industry in general.
The machine has a small footprint of 800 x 900mm2, an upward-sliding door, and integrated dust collector. Depending on the application, it can be specified with the Trumpf disk, fibre, pulsed and diode laser with an output of up to 1kW.
In addition to its three linear axes, the TruLaser Station 5005 has a rotary axis and a swivel axis for focusing the optics, permitting welding angles up to 120°. The working volume of 300 x 300 x 500mm provides room to process larger parts. Users can also choose between fixed and scanning optics.
The machine has a tiltable control panel with touch screen, which is mounted on a swivel arm that allows each operator to adjust its orientation.
The control system has been optimised for welding applications and a teach function is incorporated. The operator has direct access to the control interface via the NC programme making it possible to manipulate a pneumatic clamping device, for example. A remote diagnostic function is also provided.