nLight expands fiber laser portfolio with shipment of 12kW fiber laser
nLIGHT announced it has begun production shipments of its 12kW fiber lasers. Built on nLIGHT's next generation semiconductor laser technology and advanced fiber laser architecture, the CFL-12000 is nLIGHT's latest product for the ultra-high-power industrial laser market. "This increase in power provides the shop floor with immediate benefits in speed and efficiency, helping end users increase their production levels and improve profitability," states Jake Bell, General Manager for Industrial Lasers. "We are excited about the strong customer interest in our high-power products and the new markets they allow us to serve." With this latest addition, nLIGHT now offers a complete range of continuous wave fiber lasers with output power ranging from 500W to 12kW. Key advantages available standard in all nLIGHT fiber lasers include unique hardware protection against back reflections to enable uninterrupted processing of reflective metals, the industry's highest modulation rate and power stability for advanced materials processing, and proven reliability in harsh industrial environments for higher uptime.