Thursday, January 22, 2009

Laser Engraving Steel

Laser Engraving Application:

Laser engraving was accomplished using a 20-Watt Fiber Laser using a 160 mm lens. The steel was engraved using 18 Watts of power, frequency of 25 kHz, speed of 10" per second, resulting in a cycle time of 2.75 seconds per row of numbers.

Technology: Q-Switched Fiber Laser
Wattage: 20 Watt
Wavelength: 1060nm - 1070nm
Focal Length Lens: 160mm

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