FARMINGTON, Conn., May 3, 2013 — Trumpf Inc.’s TruDiode 151 and 301 lasers are suitable for plastic or thin-gauge metal welding and are more compact and powerful than previous models. The TruDiode 151 is a 150-W fiber-coupled laser; the TruDiode 301 supplies 300 W of power to the workpiece. Wavelength range is between 920 and 970 nm, with CW or modulated CW up to 3 kHz. Both lasers feature a 150-μm-core diameter Trumpf LLK but are available with LLK core diameters of up to 600 μm. The two-output external beam switch with a single safety circuit is also an option. Options include a 19-in. rack-mount laser unit or 19-in. rack cabinet with central power distribution and self-contained chiller.