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Advantages and Disadvantages of CO2 Laser Cutting Machine and Market Orientation

Introduction: CO2 laser cutting machine features, advantages and disadvantages and market positioning, the user should be based on their own needs and cut the purpose, to choose a different cutting equipment.

  CO2 laser cutting machine, you can stably cut within 20mm of carbon steel, 10mm within the stainless steel, 8mm below the aluminum alloy. CO2 laser has a wavelength of 10.6 um, which is easy to be absorbed by nonmetallic materials. It can cut high quality non-metallic materials such as wood, acrylic, PP and plexiglass, but the photoelectric conversion rate of CO2 laser is only about 10%. The CO2 laser cutting machine is equipped with nozzles for blowing oxygen, compressed air or inert gas N2 at the exit of the beam to improve the cutting speed and the smoothness of the incision. In order to improve the stability and life of the power supply, for the CO2 gas laser to solve the high power laser discharge stability. According to international safety standards, laser hazard rating is divided into four levels, CO2 laser is the least harm level.

  The main advantages: power, the general power between 2000-4000W, can cut within 25 mm full size stainless steel, carbon steel and other conventional materials, and within 4 mm aluminum and 60MM within the acrylic board, wood board, PVC board , And the speed of cutting the sheet quickly. In addition, because the CO2 laser output is a continuous laser, which in the cutting, these three laser cutting machine cutting section of the most smooth the best.

  Main Disadvantages and Disadvantages: Most of the key technologies of CO2 lasers are in the hands of European and American manufacturers, so most of the machines are expensive, most of the machine prices in more than 2 million, and spare parts and other related maintenance costs are high, Use with high operating costs, and cutting a lot of gas consumption.

  Main market positioning: 6-25 mm plate cutting, mainly for large and medium-sized enterprises and some purely external processing of laser cutting enterprises, but because of its laser maintenance loss, the host power consumption can not overcome the factors, in recent years To the market by the solid laser cutting machine and fiber laser cutting machine a huge impact, the market is in a state of significant contraction, it is estimated that the future development of the future of the laser, the final CO2 laser cutting machine will be replaced by fiber laser cutting machine.