PLS Multi-Wave Laser Platform
The PLS6MW Multi-Wavelength Laser Platform uses multiple laser wavelengths to process the broadest possible spectrum of materials. The PLS6MW is built on Universal’s patented Rapid Reconfiguration technology, so changing laser wavelength is as easy as changing the laser source and requires no tools, optics changes or software reconfiguration. This cost-effective, small-footprint, total material processing solution is ideal for fast-paced R&D and production environments and is only available from Universal Laser Systems.
1.06 micron – Fiber
Materials: Most metals, some plastics. When configured with a 1.06 micron pre-aligned interchangeable fiber laser, the PLS6MW can mark most metals and some plastics.
10.6 micron – CO2
Materials: Plastics, textiles, wood and some metals. Reconfigure the PLS6MW with a standard 10.6 micron pre-aligned interchangeable CO2 laser to open up the full breadth of organic material processing capabilities.
9.3 micron – CO2
Materials: Some plastics. Reconfigure the PLS6MW with a specialized 9.3 micron pre-aligned interchangeable CO2 laser for excellent results on certain highly-functional plastics.
Materials: Some complex materials, including mirrored acrylic, adhesive-backed foils and some plastics. The multi-wavelength functionality of the PLS6MW can be used to accomplish some tasks which are impossible if only a single laser source is used.
|Work Area:||32″ x 18″|
|Laser Dimension:||44″ x 39″ x36 ″|
|Z-Axis Lifting Capacity:||40 lbs.|
|Interface Panel:||Keypad and LCD display show current file name, laser power, engraving speed, PPI and run time.|
|PC Requirements:||PC running Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 32-bit and 64-bit|
|Laser Options:||10.6 µm CO2, 9.3 µm CO2, and 1.06 µm FIBER|
|Equipment Weight:||345 lbs.|
|Power Requirements:||110V/10A or 220V-240V/5A|
|Exhaust Connection:||Two 4″ ports / Rated at 500 CFM @ 6″ static pressure|
High Reliability Digital Motors
Universal’s laser systems use high quality digital motors which don’t require expensive and complicated optical encoders to function, increasing reliability.
Intelligent Laser Energy Management Engine
This feature maintains consistent energy density at any processing speed producing uniform marks and constant depth when cutting, marking and engraving.
Laminated Safety Glass
Glass viewing windows creating a safe enclosure for laser processing.
PLS laser systems come equipped with an onboard LCD display, allowing you to move the motion system and Z-axis manually during setup or to change job settings on the fly. This function is useful when determining optimal settings for new applications.
Multiple Language Support
Supported languages include English, German, Japanese, Spanish, French, Italian, and more.
Over-Temp Alarm (for fire safety)
An over temperature alarm installed in every Universal laser system monitors the temperature of the work area. If an unusually high temperature is detected the system will turn off the laser and trigger an audible alarm.
Permanently Sealed Bearings
Our sealed, self-lubricating motion system bearings keep dust and debris out, resulting in a longer bearing life.
Stretch-Free Kevlar® Belts
Durable belts provide a long life of reliable processing.
Air-Cooled Laser Source
Because our laser sources are air-cooled, no complicated liquid cooling systems are required.
High Reliability, Excellent Power Stability
Our laser sources provide consistent power for predictably excellent processing results.
Laser Fan Control (to reduce noise)
Universal’s lasers are all air cooled by computer-controlled fans. Fan speed is reduced or increased as a function of laser temperature, reducing noise levels when the lasers are being used on lower power settings.
A red laser pointer is installed for easy material alignment.
Patented Cross-Platform Compatibility
Laser sources can be freely interchanged between laser platforms.
Patented Free-Space Gas Slab Laser Design
Our patented laser sources use free-space gas slab resonators to produce an excellent quality beam with even power distribution and good near and far field characteristics.
Patented Pre-Aligned Laser Sources
Laser sources are pre-aligned at the factory and do not need to be internally realigned.
Smart Laser Source Technology
Because we manufacture our own lasers, Universal’s lasers can communicate their model number to the laser system CPU, allowing the laser system to automatically choose the right settings for a particular material based on available laser power.
Wide Selection of Power Levels
Lasers are available at power levels from 10 to 150 watts.