The Innoslab series from EdgeWave consists of diode end-pumped CW lasers that are suitable for precision cutting and welding, microprocessing and rapid prototyping. The IS 1064-50 is a 1064-nm Nd:YVO4 laser with beam quality M2 of <2, output power of 50 W, point stability of <180 µrad and polarization of>1:100. Warm-up time from cold start is <5 min and, from standby, <1 min. The laser head measures 180 X 150 X 480 mm and weighs 15 kg. It operates between 15 and 35 °C.