Large-Format Laser Cutter Features 71" Loading Area
Trotec Laser’s SP2000 laser cutter for large-format materials is said to combine a low-maintenance design with high-speed, high-power precision processing.
Trotec Laser’s SP2000 laser cutter for large-format materials is said to combine a low-maintenance design with high-speed, high-power precision processing. It was designed for materials such as acrylics, wood, textiles and cardboard. With a working area of 66" by 98" and access from all four sides, the laser cutter offers a large working area with an ergonomic design.
The product features a 71" wide loading area at the front and the rear, enabling unrestricted unloading and loading even while the machine is cutting. Processing speeds range to 6.5 ft./sec., and laser power ranges to 400 W. The fully enclosed beam path and additional safety features make the SP2000 a class-2 laser, eliminating the need for special safety measures.
Contributed by Hypertherm (West Lebanon, New Hampshire). The company designs and manufactures plasma cutting systems for use in a variety of industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. Its product line includes handheld and mechanized plasma systems and consumables, as well as CNC motion and height controls.
This family-owned job shop has developed an integrated fabrication and machine shop in order to satisfy customers' changing needs. In doing so it has become an example that other shops might want to imitate.
In titanium, significant savings and process efficiency can result from the simple fact that abrasive waterjet cutting leaves the remaining stock intact.