Farmington, CT 06032


About TRUMPF Inc.



111 Hyde Rd
Farmington, CT 06032
United States

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TRUMPF Inc. (TRUMPF) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group, a multinational and privately-held high-tech company based in Germany.  Dedicated to serving the manufacturing needs of the American, Canadian  and Mexican markets, TRUMPF is one of the leading manufacturers of fabricating equipment and industrial lasers in North America. It was founded as TRUMPF America Inc. in 1969.

Headquarters and Other Offices 

TRUMPF’s North American headquarters are located in Farmington, Connecticut. TRUMPF Inc. also includes the Laser Technology Centers in Plymouth, Michigan and Santa Clara, California, the TRUMPF Technology Center in Costa Mesa, California, and the Chicago-area TRUMPF Smart Factory in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, which is an Industry 4.0 international center of excellence.

TRUMPF’s North American operations also include facilities in Mississauga, Canada and Apodaca, Mexico, as well as TRUMPF Photonics in Cranbury, New Jersey, Stellar Industries in Millbury, Massachusetts, and an EUV business in Seattle, Washington.


Laser diodes

Laser Systems

Machine tools and laser systems – that is our specialty. TRUMPF offers you systems and units for flexible sheet and tube processing: Bending, punching, combined...
Laser deposition systems, pulsed

Additive Manufacturing

TRUMPF has brought two additive manufacturing laser processes to industrial maturity in the last 20 years which can be used to create complex shapes and individual metal components...


The demand for components for electric cars and alternative drives is rising continually. Particularly high-performance components directly involved in the production of batteries...
Lasers, diode-pumped solid-state, pulsed

Pulsed Lasers

Pulsed lasers from TRUMPF enable short, high-energy pulses at high pulse power. This means that they are very well-suited for cost-effective and low-heat spot welding and seam...
Lasers, VCSEL (non-telecom)

VCSEL Solutions

Whether it's in sensors for autonomous driving or driver monitoring, in smartphones or in digital data transmission – laser diodes from TRUMPF Photonic Components are used...


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Laser Processing

Enabling better EV battery technology

A look inside the technological advances a TRUMPF-led project must overcome to create a compact, high-brilliance x-ray source for analyzing electric car batteries.
Laser Processing

3D printer features a motorized beam expander

The TruPrint 2000 3D printer uses a square build plate and a 500 W integrated fiber laser.
Laser Processing

Laser-cut part separator is pneumatically powered

The TruTool PS 100 separates parts with nanojoint and microjoint connections in material thicknesses of up to 0.47 in.
Lasers & Sources

Industrial-grade VCSEL lasers available from 760 to 940 nm

Smart single-mode VCSEL lasers are designed as a laser source for industrial optical sensing systems.
(Image credit: Bosch Sensortec)
FIGURE 1. The world’s smallest particulate matter sensor uses miniature lasers and is maintenance-free since it operates without a fan.
Lasers & Sources

Case study: Monitoring air quality on the move

TRUMPF and Bosch Sensortec introduce a tiny, portable particulate matter sensor based on vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs).
(Photo credit: TRUMPF)
Clean room manufacturing at TRUMPF.
Executive Forum

Building a bridge between the industrial and consumer markets

In this interview, EPIC’s Antonio Castelo talks to Berthold Schmidt, CEO of TRUMPF Photonic Components.
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Laser Processing

Laser marking system provides 1–4000 kHz pulse repetition frequency

The TruMark 7050 marking and material processing laser system provides 200 W average power.
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FIGURE 1. This VCSEL comes with an additional optical structure. A photodiode is part of the VCSEL that detects reflected light signals.
Lasers & Sources

Full sensor functionality integrated into tiny VCSELs

Vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) with an integrated photodiode not only emit light, but also detect light reflected back—enabling measurements of velocity and ...
FIGURE 1. Overview of laser surface processes in the battery pack.
Laser Processing

Flexible laser surface pre-treatment for joining

Requirements for surface preparation in electro-mobility industries, such as those for welding seams on aluminum components and metal-plastic bonding, are diverse and complex....
(Courtesy of TRUMPF)
FIGURE 1. LMD processing of the 718 portion of the hybrid component.
Laser Processing

Laser metal deposition for additive manufacturing a hybrid propulsion component for space

Additive manufacturing (AM), a.k.a. 3D printing, is used for applications such as medical, automotive, consumer products, commercial aviation, and most interestingly, space exploration...

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Attendees make their way into the SPIE Photonics West 2022 exhibition hall.

SPIE Photonics West 2023 exhibitor products (UPDATED 1/27)

Get a first look at what will be shown on the SPIE Photonics West 2023 exhibit floor.
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FIGURE 1. An example of laser cutting 50-mm-thick materials.
Laser Processing

Ultrahigh-power laser cutting continues growth path

The laser cutting market occupies the largest share among many industrial applications. In recent years, laser cutting has seen considerable growth in parallel to the increased...
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Laser Processing

Laser welding machine delivers 3000 W maximum power

The TruLaser Weld 1000 entry-level automated laser welding machine features a KUKA KR 10 industrial robot and offers 6 axes, 1100 mm range, and +0.02 mm repeatability.
(Courtesy of Agile Space Inc.)
FIGURE 1. Agile Space is one of many new space vehicle propulsion system providers using laser AM.
Laser Processing

A glimpse into laser applications in aerospace

Laser processing is an ideal technology for applications in aerospace and, in particular, space exploration. Its benefits include an improved buy-to-fly ratio, reduction in lead...
FIGURE 1. Individual heating profiles can be created and infrared (IR) power can be controlled precisely (a); high-power IR VCSEL heating modules provide scalable power and can be regulated precisely (b).
Lasers & Sources

VCSEL heating systems speed up microchip assembly

Using direct heat treatment via VCSEL high-power modules, die attach and assembly processes can be sped up and increase the quality of solder interfaces.
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Executive Forum

Photonics business roundup: August 2022

Let’s recap all the business announcements in photonics from August 2022.
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Executive Forum

Photonics business roundup: July 2022

Let’s recap all the business announcements in photonics from July 2022.
Lasers & Sources

Fiber laser stores up to 1000 laser programs

The TruFiber 2000P 2 kW fiber laser offers an optical laser cable length as long as 10 m.
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German chipmaker Infineon Technologies applies several different approaches to develop qubits based on its own chip technologies.

How do European companies develop quantum technologies?

Industrial quantum technology was a big topic at the International Laser Technology Congress AKL ‘22 in Aachen, Germany.
(Courtesy of Frank Lison, Toptica)
The booth parties at LASER World of PHOTONICS 2022 were plenty and crowded.

LASER & World of Quantum 2022

Germany’s biggest photonics trade show came back this year with plenty of new technology. Beyond all the fancy quantum programs, there are several surprising trends in areas including...
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Graphical representation of a photonic quantum computer with ring resonators as quantum light sources (blue circles), waveguides (blue lines), electrically modulable Mach-Zehnder interferometers (diamonds), as well as electrical contacts (black boxes), chip control (black ICs with the Q logo), and wiring (gold and white lines).
Science & Research

Quantum startups take off in Germany

Many quantum startups began working on hybrid systems to demonstrate quantum computing based on photonic platforms. Next step: integrate generation of nonclassical light.
A single-mode VCSEL with integrated photodiode for infrared light.
Test & Measurement

Noncontact laser measurement for everyone

Optical measurements of speed, position, and length in production systems are better than tactile ones—but, unfortunately, also much more expensive. SICK and TRUMPF revisited ...
FIGURE 1. Titanium additively manufactured components are very suitable for biomedical applications, such as facial (a) and titanium hip socket (b) implants.
Laser Processing

Laser surface modification of a titanium sheet

Laser surfacing creates implantable microstructures in titanium and provides color changes to titanium surfaces used for permanent identification of parts and components.
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Executive Forum

Photonics business roundup: February 2022

Business announcements were plentiful in February 2022 for the optics and photonics industry, spanning several application and product markets.
Lutz Labisch, CEO of Trumpf Inc.
Executive Forum

Trumpf announces changes to its leadership team

Laser Focus World catches up with new Trumpf CEO Lutz Labisch to discuss strategy, opportunities, and trends.
FIGURE 1. Wavelength absorption in copper at room temperature.
Industrial Laser Solutions

Advances in green laser processing

Green-wavelength lasers have found distinctive materials processing applications, with the latest being 3D printing using copper powder.
Berthold Schmidt, CEO of TRUMPF Photonic Components, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the European Photonics Industry Consortium EPIC. (Credit: Trumpf)
Executive Forum

Trumpf’s Berthold Schmidt joins EPIC Board

Berthold Schmidt, CEO of TRUMPF Photonic Components, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the European Photonics Industry Consortium EPIC.
The pre-existing coherent beam-combining methods of tiled aperture (left) and filled aperture (center) are contrasted with the new mixed-aperture approach (right).
Lasers & Sources

New coherent beam combiner unites the best qualities of previous approaches

A mixed-aperture coherent beam combiner achieves 90% efficiency at low fill factors, and does not require concatenated optics.
A TRUMPF TruMicro Series 5000 ultrashort-pulse laser does high-speed cutting of glass using TOP Cleave optics.
Lasers & Sources

SPI Lasers is now TRUMPF

TRUMPF integrates all of SPI Lasers's fiber-laser technologies into its product portfolio; SPI Lasers becomes TRUMPF Laser UK.
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Standing in front of the world's strongest pulsed industrial laser are (L-R) Dr. Peter Kürz from ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (SMT); Michael Kösters from TRUMPF Lasersystems for Semiconductor Manufacturing; and Sergiy Yulin from Fraunhofer IOF. (Copyright: Deutscher Zukunftspreis/Ansgar Pudenz)
Lasers & Sources

ZEISS, TRUMPF, and Fraunhofer IOF awarded German Future Prize 2020

The collaboration won the prestigious prize for their development of EUV lithography.
(Source: TRUMPF Group)
Q.ANT and SICK are jointly developing quantum sensors for industry; here, a Q.ANT employee is checking the overall functionality of the sensor at this measurement stand.
Test & Measurement

TRUMPF and SICK partner to develop industrial quantum sensor

The two companies will work together on the development of quantum optical sensors for industrial use; the collaboration began with a successful functional test of the quantum...
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Executive Forum

Trumpf sees light at the end of the tunnel

Trumpf sales revenues down 8 percent after crisis year, but EUV and Electronics hit double-digit growth for return of 8.9 per cent, almost at last year's level, with indications...
One Click Metal, a spin-off owned by Trumpf is making economical 3D metal printing machines. (Source: Trumpf Group)
Executive Forum

Nurturing startups during the pandemic

Trumpf, the German maker of laser machine tools, is encouraging employees to build startups. And it works.
The executive panel (from left): Stephen Anderson, Kurt Weingarten, David Nislick, Ralf Kimmel, and Giovanni Barbarossa.
Lasers & Sources

Technology and Markets Panel: Analyzing the business of photonics

Steve Anderson, who marked his 35th anniversary at this show, asked the panelists first for current challenges in the photonics marketplace.
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Technology Review: Laser Focus World’s top 20 photonics technology picks for 2019

In 2019, the wide-ranging advances in photonics include precision fabrication and measurement, biosensing and imaging, and the use of AI.
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Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar: Get to know our 2020 speakers

The Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar's 2020 speaker and panelist lineup of industry experts will take a deep look at emerging opportunities, niche markets, and changing ...
Dr. Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, Trumpf President and Chairwoman of the Managing Board. (Photo Courtesy: Trumpf)

Trumpf reports higher sales, but a decline in orders received

Trumpf reports 2018/19 fiscal year sales up by around 6.1 percent from 3.6 to 3.8 billion euros, but orders received down from 3.8 to 3.7 billion euros due to market conditions...
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Lasers & Sources

Business Forum: Having a VCSEL moment

VCSELs are proving to be a disruptive force, broadening the wave of innovation at all levels for all optoelectronic semiconductors and supporting optics.
It has the size of a locomotive and will be a workhorse in fabs worldwide: The EUV stepper TWINSCAN NXE:3400B.

EUV lithography revisited

After three decades of development, a new generation of lithography machines has now been shipped; it uses extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light at a wavelength of 13.5 nm to make silicon...
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Laser 2019: Cutting-edge lasers within a cooling economy

This year's LASER World of Photonics conference and exhibit set new attendance records; the mood was positive in spite of an economic slowdown.
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Lasers & Sources

Ultrafast laser from Trumpf has average powers up to 36 W

The TruMicro 5380 Femto Edition ultrashort-pulsed laser for UV micromachining is designed for cutting mulitilayer stacks with high speed.
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Riding the winds of change: Photonics in 2019

As you will read in this Report on the 31st annual Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar, the revenue numbers remain good for lasers and across many photonics markets - but the...
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Laser welding of copper hairpins is a typical application in e-mobility.
Lasers & Sources

Keynote Talk: Solution-oriented integration as key for sustainable success in the laser business

Ralf Kimmel, the general manager of TRUMPF Laser Technology, presented his company’s approach: “Solution-oriented integration as a key for sustainable success in the laser business...
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3D-printed components made of pure copper are shown.
Industrial Laser Solutions

Trumpf demonstrates additive manufacturing with copper and gold

Trumpf has a new green laser with pulse function that enables pure copper and precious metals to be processed in a 3D printer.
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Industrial Laser Solutions

Laser welding at the green wavelength benefits electrified mobility applications

This article presents electrified mobility component market perspectives, applications, and process development results with pulsed and continuous-wave green lasers.
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Ralf Kimmel, general manager of Trumpf Laser Technology, and Matthijs Glastra, CEO of Novanta, will give keynote presentations at the 2019 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar.
Lasers & Sources

Trumpf & Novanta to keynote 2019 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar

The 2019 Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar will feature keynotes from Trumpf's Laser GM and Novanta's CEO.
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Berthold Leibinger in 2010.
Industrial Laser Solutions

Berthold Leibinger: A warm and gracious business leader

Professor Berthold Leibinger passed away in Stuttgart, Germany, on October 16, 2018, following a long illness.
The TRUMPF TruLaser 1030 fiber laser cutting machine installed at OSH Cut.
Industrial Laser Solutions

Utah laser cutting shop shortens lead times

OSH Cut was founded to improve the quoting and ordering process for custom laser cutting of metals.
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Lasers & Sources

Trumpf invests €20 million in Chinese operations including JFY subsidiary

Trumpf opened a €12 million production facility for JFY, invested €8 million in Trumpf China
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A 200-W ultrashort pulse laser from Amphos machines carbon fiber reinforced plastic.
Lasers & Sources

Trumpf acquires Amphos, manufacturer of ultrashort pulsed lasers

Amphos develops and produces ultrafast lasers based on InnoSlab technology.
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Lasers & Sources

Trumpf acquires majority stake in EUV source maker Access Laser

Trumpf has acquired an 85% stake in Access Laser, which produces high-precision, low-power CO2 lasers for EUV lithography.
The TruFlow laser amplifier for extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) applications is an essential part of the next-generation EUV lithography systems using radiation at about 13 nm.
Lasers & Sources

Market Insights: TRUMPF is riding the tiger

Peter Leibinger, vice chairman, and Christian Schmitz, president of the laser division, of the TRUMPF Group shared their fascination and thoughts on the past, present, and future...
FIGURE 1. Not an insider tip anymore—the Toptica booth party is traditionally the best at the LASER fair.
Lasers & Sources

LASER World of PHOTONICS Review: What was new at the LASER trade fair?

LASER World of PHOTONICS 2017 didn't disappoint, with a record-breaking crowd and plenty of evidence showing a thriving laser industry.
Peter Leibinger
Lasers & Sources

Digital photonics should be called 'disruptive photonics'

Without photonics as an enabling technology, there would be no digitalization - both go hand in hand.
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Lasers & Sources

Fiber punch laser combination machine from TRUMPF can store up to 23 tools

The TruMatic 6000 fiber punch laser combination machine can cut, punch, form, and engrave sheet metal up to 0.25 in. thick.
FIGURE 1. To cleave thin, hardened glass, TOP Cleave optics with beam shaping is applied (a). The intensity of the laser light is uniformly distributed along the propagation axis of the beam (z-direction), creating a beam focus line with an aspect ratio of >1000:1 (b). The laser pulses modify the complete interior separation surface in a single pass.
Lasers & Sources

Industrial Lasers: Beam shaping enables new ultrafast laser manufacturing applications

The beam intensity profile can be adjusted in x-, y-, and z-directions, benefiting applications such as materials processing.
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Diode-pumped solid-state lasers are used here in automotive production.
Lasers & Sources

TRUMPF opens Berlin subsidiary for high-efficiency laser diode development

In close cooperation with Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, TRUMPF is working on energy-efficient laser pumps and direct-diode lasers.
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View from the north of Trumpf's Ditzingen facility, which will house the new EUV development home: In the foreground there is the office complex with room for 270 employees working in development and administration.
Lasers & Sources

TRUMPF invests nearly $80M in EUV laser facility in Ditzingen

For more than 70 million euros, TRUMPF says it is going to build a new home for its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology.
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FIGURE 1. Micro bicycle cut with an ultrashort pulse laser, standing next to a 2 Euro coin for size comparison.
Lasers & Sources

Ultrafast Lasers: Ultrashort pulse lasers bring cost-efficient precision to micromanufacturing

Ultrafast thin disk and fiber lasers deliver the cold ablation material processing required for high-value, high-volume products such as smartphones, automobiles, and medical ...
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FIGURE 1. The output beam of a 200 W laser-diode array made by DALSA and used to enhance MRI imaging is hexagonal with a beam size of ~63 mm.
Lasers & Sources

Photonics Products: High-power Laser-Diode Arrays: Diode arrays are compact, high-power light dynamos

With their high-power density, high efficiency, and long life, laser-diode arrays are the essential light source for materials processing, laser pumping, and other applications...
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Industrial Laser Solutions

Hot stamping and laser processing: A hot topic in automotive

Laser cutting systems yield cost efficiency in manufacturing.
Lasers & Sources

Trumpf's TruLaser 3000 comes with RFID laser sensor

The system helps optimize the lens-cleaning cycle by eliminating visual inspection.
To build a high-power laser diode pumping module, TRUMPF first creates a chip-on-submount (CoS) assembly with the laser diode soldered to the copper-tungsten (CuW) submount and wire-bonded to an electrical n-contact (a); 12 CoS assemblies are then mounted on a common cooler (b).
Lasers & Sources

LASER DIODES: High-power laser diode modules pump disk lasers

Laser diode systems with expansion-matched heatsinks provide reliability and a price-to-performance ratio that makes them suitable for pumping disk lasers and other pumping applications...
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TRUMPF focusing optics are programmable

PFO 3D programmable focusing optics for scanner welding, cutting, and drilling increase the maximum work area of the laser to 20.8 × 30.7 in. in elliptical form, with a Z stroke...
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Industrial laser manufacturer TRUMPF has expanded its primary solid-state laser development facility by erecting a new building at the town of Schramberg-Sulgen with 6200 square meters of floor space.

TRUMPF inaugurates new solid-state laser facility

Ditzingen, Germany--TRUMPF has expanded its primary solid-state laser development facility by erecting a new building at the town of Schramberg-Sulgen.
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Lasers & Sources

TRUMPF UV marking laser delivers 355 nm wavelength

The TruMark 6350 laser features a wavelength of 355 nm, beam quality M2 = 1.5, and a pulse repetition rate of 1–120 kHz.
(Photo: John Wallace)
Martin Konk of Trumpf Photonics shows off some of the photonics used in Trumpf's laser-diode pump modules, including resonator and beam-guidance mirrors and beam-shaping optics. The components are all manufactured at the Trumpf Photonics site in Cranbury, NJ.
Lasers & Sources

Trumpf Photonics' 10th anniversary shows full-steam-ahead outlook

On Friday, Trumpf Photonics, Inc. celebrated the 10th anniversary of its production facility in Cranbury, NJ. Trumpf acquired the business, which was formerly Princeton Lightwave...
FIGURE 1. Laser welding can either reduce or eliminate flanges (a) compared with resistance spot welding. And laser welding using stitches and 'strategic' continuous seams (b) can eliminate the need for additional reinforcements.
Lasers & Sources

PHOTONICS APPLIED: MATERIALS PROCESSING: Successful laser welding demands optimized laser joint design

An optimized material joint design for laser welding is not only at the heart of a successful implementation, but it is the key to financial justification for the laser joining...
FIGURE 1. The absorption curves for silicon are plotted for an energy density of 1 J/cm2. For pulse durations of 6 ps (left) the linear absorption is dominant above the nonlinear absorption. Even at 500 fs (right) the nonlinear absorption is too low to reach the desired 1 µm scale optical penetration depth.
Lasers & Sources

ULTRAFAST LASERS: High-power pico- and femtosecond lasers enable new applications

Ultrafast laser pulses with proper energy density and wavelength can now be used for processing materials where thermal influence must be minimized, including drilling metals ...
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Slat cleaner from Trumpf for use on flatbed laser machines

The TruTool TSC 100 can remove mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel slag.
FIGURE 1. The absorption of laser output at different wavelengths varies according to the materials involved.
Lasers & Sources

LASER MARKING: How to choose the best laser for your marking application

Given the numerous types of lasers and materials involved, picking the best laser for a marking application can be a challenge. An understanding of the laser characteristics and...
FIGURE 1. An optical plate for a direct-diode system includes a beam-combiner enclosure and fiber-output couplings (top). Weld penetration versus welding speed for a 3 kW system is shown for two spot sizes (bottom).
Lasers & Sources

HIGH-POWER DIODE LASERS: Low-numerical-aperture direct diode laser maintains high power

A passively cooled, fiber-coupled diode module has a previously unachieved combination of high power and high beam quality.
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A beam-delivery system that uses reflective optics minimizes heat absorption for reduced thermal focus shift in high-power materials-processing applications, improving on the best straight-through or angled configuration using transmissive optics.

MATERIALS PROCESSING: Reflective optics minimize 'focus shift' in high-power materials processing

One of the challenges in any materials-processing application that uses high-power, high-brightness lasers (kilowatt power levels) is "focus shift"-the shift in focus position...

TruLaser 1030 cutting system offers high technology at a low price

Trumpf's TruLaser 1030 features all the benefits of Trumpf technology. It combines a rugged drive system and machine construction with a TruCoax 2 KW diffusion cooled RF laser...
FIGURE 1. The annular discharge design uses an increased discharge area and opens the discharge gap to allow free-space propagation rather than waveguiding, which reduces concentricity and alignment requirements and results in output powers similar to a planar waveguide with the same electrode footprint.

Novel design approach benefits CO2 laser users

Compact free-space annular radio-frequency discharge results in a robust, near-diffraction-limited, multikilowatt laser.