Spectra-Physics Launches Industrial Femtosecond Laser for Cutting Glass and Sapphire

New Spirit CS laser results in fast, highest quality cutting of transparent brittle materials - Spectra-Physics® introduces Spirit® ClearShape™ or Spirit CS, an industrial femtosecond laser optimized for micromachining of transparent brittle materials.

Spirit CS performs the recently announced ClearShape patent-pending laser process for highest quality, fast cutting of curvilinear and closed shapes in chemically strengthened glass, unstrengthened glass, and sapphire. At cutting speeds up to several m/s, the resulting cut quality is several-fold superior to other laser processes with 40 µJ pulse energy at 100 or 200 kHz.The ClearShape process is highly efficient and only requires an average output power of <4 W. The laser is fully computer-controlled and allows for easy system integration and use. The Spirit laser family is a thoroughly proven industrial platform and has passed extensive environmental qualification testing to ensure high reliability.

Spectra-Physics’ Spirit ClearShape laser will be featured at Laser World of Photonics, Messe München, Munich, Germany, June 22-25, 2015. Please visit Spectra-Physics at hall A2, booth 307 for a demonstration. For more information, please see www.spectra-physics.com/spirit-clearshape.

About Spectra-Physics

Founded over 50 years ago as the first commercial laser company, Spectra-Physics delivers breakthrough technologies that transform the way businesses operate and people live. From the manufacturing floor to the operating room to the research laboratory, the company has blazed a trail of discovery and success in lasers that continues to advance every day. Spectra-Physics is singularly focused on helping its customers use precision laser technologies to advance leading-edge science and propel industries forward. The company does so by offering groundbreaking technologies, deep applications expertise, disruptive cost-performance, a commitment to world-class customer experience, and the highest standards for operational excellence and continuous global improvement. Spectra-Physics is a Newport company and has offices in countries around the world, serving customers across a broad range of industry segments.

Company Contacts

Herman Chui

Sr. Director of Product Marketing

Spectra-Physics

Tel: +1 408-980-6996

Email: herman.chui@spectra-physics.com

Elizabeth Peartree

Sr. Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: +1 408-980-4305

Email: elizabeth.peartree@newport.com

600450 Spectra-Physics Launches Industrial Femtosecond Laser for Cutting Glass and Sapphire glassonweb.com

See more news about:

Others also read

Vitro Architectural Glass debuts online guide to LEED certification  Portal helps architects find LEED credits opportunities using Vitro Glass products
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched an online guide to help architects understand how their projects can earn LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) credits when they use products by Vitro Glass.
The North American Contractor Certification (NACC) program is pleased to announce that it will host its first industry webinar for technical discussion at 2:00PM EST on June 28th, 2017.
Wingate Partners Acquires Binswanger Glass
Wingate Partners, a Dallas, Texas based investment firm, announced today that it has partnered with CEO Tim Curran and management to acquire Binswanger Glass, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
The Synseal Group has today acquired the Domestic IGU manufacturing assets of Euroview Manufacturing Limited – trading as Village Glass.
Leading international building envelope and major façade specialist the Lakesmere Group has announced a structured management buy-out (MBO) of the company by its executive management team.
International trade is at the heart of economic performance, especially for the glass processing industry.

Add new comment