Fiber Laser Application Selection Guide

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Applications/ Lasers YLR-QCW  YLR  YLM YLP-HP YLP
Series
YLP-R  YLP-M  YLP-G YLP-RA  YLP-C DLR
Welding- Metals  x  x  x              
Welding- Plastics    x x               x
Spot Welding (Flash-Lamp & DPSS YAG Laser Retrofit)  x  x

             
                   
Cutting-
Metals
 x  x  x      x    x  x  
Cutting- Polymers    x  x    x  x  x  x    
Cutting- Ceramics (Scribing)    x  x              
Cutting-
Silicon
   x

 x 

 x        
                   
Micromachining- Thin Film Removal/ Scribing       x  x  x  x   x    
Micromachining-High Speed Thin Film Removal x x x x x
Micromachining-Special HAZ Requirements x x x x x x x
Micromachining- Reflective  Surfaces x x x x x
Micromachining- Die Cutting x x x x
           
Marking/ Identification:
General Purpose- Metals     x    x    x     x
General Purpose- Plastics x x x x
General Purpose- Silicon         x        
General Purpose- Ceramics          x x     
General Purpose- Some Organics x x x
High Quality Graphics/ Grayscale x x
Deep Engraving- Metals x x
Special HAZ x x x x x x
Chemical Marking x x x
Corrosion Proof Marking (Dark) x x
Decorative Color Marking x x x
             
Sintering x x x x
Brazing x x x x
Soldering x x x
Heat Treating x x x
Coating Removal (e.g. Paint Stripping) x x
             
CO2 Laser Retrofit x x x x x x
Retrofit: DPSS YAG or Other x x x x x x x
Retrofit: DPSS 9xx nm Diode Laser System                     x