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Somack Laser-welding systems

Power Welding Laser Machine

PWLM Compact

Somack has developed a new laser-welding system. This laser-welding system is equipped with FAYb, the fibre-laser technology by Panasonic. This system ensures top quality welding results. The new laser-welding system makes plastic welding simple and hassle-free. The PWLM Compact main feature is its capability of creating weld seams of up to 200 mm x 200 mm on the components. And this on a defined space of 200 mm x 260 mm.

Laser-welding means that light is concentrated on a miniature focal point. The energy generated is extremely dense – the material to be welded melts within a blink. The seam cools down equally fast and becomes immensely strong immediately. This means that the component itself is not much stressed mechanically, and you obtain a clean welding seam from a reliable process which does not damage the machined component.

Laser-welding processes are mostly used for the joining of components requiring narrow welding seam shapes and low thermally-induced warping. The impressive benefits are: high welding speeds, excellent automation potential, and the option of an in-process Online quality inspection.

  • High-quality laser-welding system
  • Maximal reduction of set-up times
  • Small footprint
  • Integrated PC

General data:

  • Exterior housing dimensions (LxWxH): 600mmx543mmx810mm
  • Weight: approx. 100 kg
  • Cylinder stroke, Z-axis: 150 mm
  • Cylinder compressive force: 1,000 N
  • Door opening: Electrically-driven protective door
  • Grid board: 200 mm x 260 mm
  • PC: integrated, no-fan industrial PC
  • Window: Viewing window 280mm x 200mm
  • Welding range 200 mm x 200 mm
  • Maximum component size: 200 mm x 260 mm x 130 mm
  • Maximum component weight: 20 kg

Electrical connections

  • Voltage: 230V AC
  • Frequency: 50/60Hz
  • Current: 10A
  • Power consumption: 2.3kW
  • Ambient temperature:
  • Operation: 10-35°C
  • Transport: 10-35°C

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