The economic benefit of the Fiber laser includes utilizing processing speeds that are two to five times faster than a CO2 laser while using only half of the operating cost.
Innovation is the driver of high performance manufacturing and the key to competitive differentiation. It can be found at the core of every company that desires to compete, survive and flourish. Innovation is at the core of all Bystronic solutions. The great innovation of the high performance ByStar Fiber lies in the single-mindedness with which the machine was designed. Right down to the smallest detail, the machine has been designed 100% for fiber laser cutting... without compromises.
High cutting dynamics, thin to thick cutting capabilities, seamless automation solutions, intelligent sensor technology, and the integration into modern software systems are all possible with the ByStar Fiber Laser.
As Fiber lasers continue to expand to higher power thresholds, one of the key performance factors is the ability to harness the speed benefits from the higher laser power through improved machine performance capabilities. To facilitate speed, the ByStar Fiber laser cutting machine employs a linear drive motion system for both X and Y axes that removes any mechanical limitations from the drive system.
The ByStar Fiber laser cutting machine is available with a Fiber 8000 or Fiber 10000 laser source. Additional models are available with a Fiber 3000, Fiber 4000, or Fiber 6000.
Innovative cutting bridge design
One of the keys to achieving exceptional acceleration dynamics is reducing weight while increasing rigidity. Bystronic’s patented triangle cutting bridge enables the ByStar Fiber to take full advantage of the increased speeds generated by the high fiber laser powers and the linear drives, while maintaining axis rigidity during accelerations.
The triangle shape enables a 40% increase in acceleration over square profile designs, a 60% increase in torsional rigidity and a 25% reduction in overall profile weight.
The Bystronic ByVision Cutting CNC interface intuitively guides users through the operation process. The full 22” high definition touch screen provides maximum operating convenience and transparent process control of the entire manufacturing process. Since the touch screen is configured much like modern smart phones and tablets, operators quickly and intuitively learn the control interface.
Bystronic-engineered cutting head
Harnessing the full laser power and focusing it accurately on to the work piece for each material type is the function of one of the most important elements of a Fiber laser cutting system, the cutting head. The Bystronic engineered cutting head not only has the capability to automatically focus for each material type and thickness, but also regulates the cutting beam diameter. Regulating the size of the focused beam enables the thinner materials to be cut with a narrow beam and the thicker materials to be cut with a wider beam, improving speeds and overall edge finish.
Additional innovations include a Detection Eye camera system which accurately detects sheet edges within six seconds and an automatic nozzle changer for increased productivity and process safety.
Offered as an option, Observer is a passive remote monitoring system that keeps the user up-to-date about the operating status of the Fiber laser cutting system regardless of time and location. It is accessed by web-enabled terminals such as desktops, notebooks, tablets and smartphones. Orders can be calculated reliably and efficiently because unscheduled idle times and deviations from planned time per part are reduced. The OPC Interface provides data about the manufacturing progress on the Fiber laser, providing an important basis to increase the degree of utilization and efficiency of the machine. It also provides an important basis for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) analysis in real-time.
ByStar Fiber Laser Cutting Machine Customer Benefits:
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