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. 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.
Waterjet cutting has carved a legitimate niche in material fabrication. This article looks at the process with an eye toward how waterjet can work for your shop.
Much like what is happening with desktop 3D printing, Omax has developed a way to bring the versatility, capability and simplicity of waterjet cutting to a broader spectrum of users.
Soon, industrial users of waterjet metalcutting may be able to cut sheet metal, composites and other materials without abrasives -- or at least with much less abrasive than they're accustomed to using.