Scanlab has expanded its premium-segment series, targeting micro machining and 3D manufacturing applications.
Expert for laser technology, Scanlab, has expanded its premium-segment offering to now include the Excelli Scan 20. This new scan system, according to the manufacturer, targets exceptionally demanding applications such as micro machining and additive manufacturing (3D printing). The Excelli Scan series has smart servo control technology, universal tuning and optimised cooling, which is now supplemented with a new scanner having a larger 20-mm aperture.
Diverse customer demands and applications stretch the technological boundaries of laser processing further. In 3D printing, key criteria include performance and dynamics, i.e., maximally efficient processes with high throughput. And the micro-machining field is expanding its application spectrum from classic drilling and structuring of large-area components all the way through to functionalising surfaces.
Like all Excelli Scan product series, the Excelli Scan 20 has an innovative scan head servo control technology that enables extra speed and precision. Its improved thermal management permits higher long-term stability, even under high and varying loads. And the digital encoder technology it has also guarantees maximum positioning accuracy, Scanlab claims.
For 3D printing users, this larger-apertured system features a high-performance scan head with fast acceleration for very short acceleration periods. The higher dynamics raise productivity by shortening non-productive idle time, like jumps or changes of direction. And in micro machining, as in OLED display fabrication, its 20-mm aperture permits processing of larger working fields at the same spot size as smaller-apertured scan systems.
Test systems will be available for order shortly from the manufacturer.