Mazak Optonics’ Optiplex 4020 CO2 laser-cutting system features an expanded workspace for larger jobs in a 6 × 12-ft. format. The system can process materials ranging from thin-gage steel to 1"-thick mild steel, with a workpiece weight capacity of 3,527 lbs. The laser-cutting system is equipped with the company’s automated AO|5 setup, said to improve productivity and maintain cutting conditions when using various workpiece materials. A 4,000-W Type-10 resonator featuring an efficient Eco mode is said to lower operation costs. The machine features the PreView control with a 15" touchscreen and a graphical interface that visualizes the cutting path. The control automatically determines process conditions, including the required lens, nozzle federate and laser output for different materials and thicknesses.