Laser Die Cutting

Industrial Laser Die Cutting Solutions

Why consider Laser Die Cutting over Rotary Die Cutting?

We’ve been integrating lasers into our converting systems for over 15 years. We know the advantages of converting with this innovative tool and we’ve seen our customers thrive on the increased capabilities it offers. Now it’s time for you to consider using laser die cutting and giving your company an edge over the competition.

Less downtime:

  • Verify cut tests immediately.
  • Change cut profile or pattern on the fly without stopping.
  • No waiting on new dies, No sharpening, No die tooling storage.
  • No wear on cutting tools – cut pattern and depth of cut stay consistent over time.

Increase Capability:

  • Easily cut small intricate sizes and shapes.
  • No contact with material during cuts
  • Easy slug removal setup
  • Cut and seal in one pass
  • Laser cutting compliments jobs that require tight tolerance cutting, registration, vision inspection and alignment.

 

 

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Quicker Time to Market

  • Upload a drawing to the HMI and start cutting.
  • Product recipes and programs are easily saved and recalled.
  • Multiple cuts can be overlaid to minimize amount of material removed during one cut pattern.
  • The laser power, process speed, frequency and duty cycle are programmable, allowing the laser to be programmed to maximize speed and quality of cut.

Product Development

Our in-house laser testing lab gives you the ability to have your products tested on various types of laser cutting technologies. Our laser cutting experts will evaluate your materials and cutting requirements to determine which laser options will best fit your needs.

Types of Laser Die Cuts

  • Ablation
  • Kiss cutting
  • Drilling
  • Slitting
  • Perforation
  • Through cuts and slug removal
  • Scoring
  • Reject marking
  • Scribing & sequential numbering

Materials that can be Laser Cut

  • PSA, Polyester, paper, abrasives, cork, foam, rubber, neoprene, silicone, PU, PE, PET, polycarbonate, polyethylene, polypropylene
  • thin foil, metal
  • Ablation of metals bonded to polyester or similar substrates
  • Abrasives, adhesives, fabric, paper, plastic, rubber, textiles

Laser Die Cutting Options

EDGE® Custom – CO2, Fiber, UV/IR

If you want more, we can do it. We’ve delivered some of the most advanced laser converting systems in production today for the most demanding markets. Cutting, ablating, rejecting? Single, dual, even 18 lasers on a single system? It’s been done and we saw it to completion. No matter your requirements, we have a solution to manufacture your product and we aren’t done until you’re making good parts.

EDGE® Laser Converter – CO2

The Edge is the perfect solution for markets that demand flexibility. This offering combines our Crusader rotary converting platform with an Edge laser module. The laser module is servo controlled and can be moved to various locations on the machine with the touch of a button. Need to run a conventional converting process? The edge laser can move up and out of the way giving your team access to 7 rotary stations, web path options are infinite.

Flex EDGE® – CO2

The Flex Edge is a flexible laser platform that can be used inline or offline with various configurations to allow for production and R&D use in both roll to roll and sheet-fed. This machine is completely portable. It can be bolted inline directly to an existing Delta ModTech machine, use its telescoping arm to connect to an open station on an existing converting line or run as a standalone unit.

Edge® Laser Technology - Laser Die Cutting

 

Demonstrations Featuring:

  • Registered kiss cutting
  • Through cuts
  • Slug removal
  • Perforation
  • Drilling
  • Ablation

EDGE® Laser Technology technical specifications


Laser Delivery: Galvanometer


Max Speed: 300 ft/min (91 m/min)


Cut Tolerance: Application dependent


Max Web Width: 500mm


 

CO2


Power: 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 1000, 2500 Watts


Wavelengths: 9.4, 10.2 and 10.6


FOV: 100 – 500 mm

IR/UV


Power: 10-500 watts


Wavelengths: 157 nm, 193 nm, 248 nm, 308 nm, 351 nm


FOV: 100 – 170 mm

 

To learn more about laser die cutting, contact us online or call 1-763-755-7744.

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