Kern Laser Systems has upgraded its HSE product line. Kern is a supplier of mid-range CO₂ laser systems with table sizes ranging from 52 x 25 inch to 80 x 120 inch and various laser sources available up to 400W. A new direct drive gantry system has been implemented that simplifies the calibration and maintenance schedule.
By Dave MacLellan, Executive Director, AILU
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