Aug 2000Coherent Inc.Request Info
Coherent Inc., Laser Group, says its Avia 355-3000 can withstand continuous three-shift manufacturing. It provides more than 3 W of average power at 20 kHz and more than 2 W from 10 to 35 kHz. The 355-nm laser features a <40-ns pulse width up to 60 kHz, and its automated THG crystal shifter extends the life of the laser head to >20,000 h of operation. The Q-switched, diode-pumped laser is suitable for via drilling and scribing, and for micromachining polymers, metals and ceramics.