This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

JK Lasers Launches 2kW Fiber Laser

RUGBY, England , April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JK Lasers, a subsidiary of GSI Group Inc. and a leading supplier of fiber lasers, Nd:YAG lasers, Q-Switched lasers, gas lasers, and associated process tools, announced today the launch of a two kilowatt (kW) fiber laser.

(Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120305/NE64445LOGO)

The new JK2000FL offers excellent beam quality and high processing powers, presenting manufacturers with a viable and cost-effective alternative to traditional laser sources.  The JK2000FL can be used with different diameter processing fibers from 100 microns to 300 microns for cutting and welding sheet metal. The JK2000FL can cut up to 15mm thick low carbon steel (LCS), 6mm aluminum alloys and 10mm stainless steel (304SS).  It can also weld up to 8mm LCS and 304SS.

The JK2000FL delivers a stable output power from switch on, a consistent focused spot size and beam profile over the complete power range. It is also fitted with JK Lasers' detachable 'plug in, pre-aligned' (PIPA) beam delivery fibers, which incorporates patented back reflection protection to protect the laser from damage when processing highly reflective materials such as aluminum, copper, brass and titanium.

Compared to Nd:YAG lasers, the JK2000FL is up to ten times more energy efficient, offering manufacturers substantial savings in terms of operational costs. Further savings are realized through the use of laser diode pumping at high conversion rates, delivering wall-plug efficiencies of over 25%. With a mean time to failure (MTTF) of over 300,000 hours, the diode laser pump source used in the JK2000FL enables extended system lifetimes.

The JK2000FL retains key benefits from JK Lasers' successful lower power models, including excellent beam quality, user-friendly software, fast modulation and pulse shaping. It can be fitted with JK Lasers' modular range of bespoke process tools for optimal performance and can incorporate an optional timeshare unit that can simultaneously connect up to four separate workstations. With a compact footprint, the JK2000FL can be easily integrated into most production environments.

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,970.04 +257.38 1.45%
S&P 500 2,081.64 +20.62 1.00%
NASDAQ 4,928.46 +37.2410 0.76%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs