PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 1, 2014 — Laser Research Optics has introduced replacement nozzles in various materials and configurations for CO2 lasers. LRO CO2 laser nozzles are available in brass, copper, aluminum and ceramic, with straight and tapered tips from 0.375 to 0.96 in. long, thread sizes from 1/4 to 5/8 in., and optional brass nozzle lock rings. Supplied in 1.2, 1.5 and 2.0 mm orifice sizes, they direct the focused cutting beam and are designed for Trumpf, Mitsubishi and other popular CO2 lasers. The laser nozzles are compatible with mechanical or sensor heads. Cylindrical configurations are suited for low-pressure cutting with oxygen while conical configuration is recommended for high-pressure nitrogen or argon cutting.