Oct 2000Qioptiq Photonics GmbH & Co. KG
A fiber-to-laser coupler from Linos Photonics GmbH features an integrated shutter for laser safety. The shutter, which operates on a 12-V power supply, has a response time of <20 ms and includes a manual override switch. It remains closed until a voltage is applied, ensuring maximum safety in a power failure when working with Class III A lasers and above. Options include shutters that close when the fiber is disconnected and shutters that are controlled with a foot pedal.