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- Offer Profile
- Iradion Laser, Inc. was
founded in 2007 to design and produce a new and innovative commercial RF
excited CO2 laser based on ceramic core laser tube design. The ceramic core
laser tube concepts were originally developed for demanding military
applications by the founder of Iradion Laser, Inc., Cliff Morrow.
Prior to the founding of Iradion Laser, Inc., operations at our current
facility began in 2001 where a compact food and drug laser-coding system was
developed and produced, based on a new and very small and folded 10-watt
ceramic core laser. Since then, the RF excited CO2 laser with a ceramic core
concept has been continually improved and refined, and is the core of
Ceramic CO2 laser tubes
- Iradion Laser, Inc.'s RF excited CO2 laser is available
with powers of 30 to 250 watts. Applications include laser cutting, laser
welding, laser marking, laser coding, laser drilling, Medical, and
Semiconductor. Iradion Laser, Inc. distributes products worldwide through
direct sales and representative organizations.
Iradion Z30/Z40 - 30/40 Watt
- The smallest RF driven 30 and 40 Watt laser
The Iradion Z30/Z40 (model 163 and 164) is a 30/40 Watt CO2 laser tube and
is based on Iradion’s proven Ceramic Core Technology. One of the primary
differences and technological advancements that is incorporated in this
design is the resonator. Latest release is model 162 with 25 Watt and 9.3 µm
The Z30’s/Z40’s resonator is a Z-folded (2-fold) unstable resonator. This
allows for a smaller package design when compared with other 30/40 Watt
laser tubes and is the shortest (folded) resonator in the 30 – 50 watt CO2
laser class, but has a remarkably long (unfolded) resonator length.
This provides superior power and beam diameter stability. Early test have
shown the from-cold power stability in the ±2% range.
Iradion® Infinity Z Series
- Pure ceramic
- Low thermal expansion
- Fast driver electronics
- High efficiency
- 30% fewer parts
- Adjustable power <1 Watt to MAX
- Long lifetime
- OEM configurations available
- No contamination, no leaks
- Enhanced laser stability
- Quick rise and fall time
- Air cooled up to 120 Watts
- Higher reliability
- No need to ever refill tube
- Optimized for your application
Infinity Series - 50-120 Watt
- RF excited 50 - 120 Watt Ceramic Core CO2 lasers
Iradion´s Infinity Series includes RF excited, 50, 60, 80, 100, and 120 Watt
CO2 lasers. For customer convenience, all models have identical form and fit
with internal RF-drive electronics. If a different power laser is required,
only the DC power supply will require changing.
50, 60, 80, 100, and 120 Watt CO2 lasers are offered in three different
cooling configurations. The Air-Cooled configuration allows for the customer
to supply the necessary cooling air for the laser. The Fan-Cooled
configuration comes fitted with cooling fans. The water cooled version is
supplied with an input and output port to connect a chilled water source.
All configurations of 50, 60, 80, 100, and 120 Watt lasers are built around
Iradion's patented ceramic core technology that provides superior lifetime,
reliability, and stability.
Ceramic CO2 Lasers, Model 15XX
Rated Optical Power (Watts) 40 - 120
Mode Quality (M2 ≤ 1.2
Beam Ellipticity < 1.2:1
Beam Diameter (mm) 2.5
Wavelength (µm) 9.3, 10,2 ,10,6
Rise Time (µs) <75
Iradion 1600 Series 200 and 250 Watt
- The lightest, most compact 200 and 250 watt CO2
lasers in the World.
Iradion is excited to extend the upper limit of its Infinity Series Lasers
to include these new higher powered CO2 laser sources. The model 1620 (200W)
and 1625 (250W) lasers are based on our proven Ceramic Core Technology and
offer the advantages of superior stability, gas lifetime and reliability
over traditional metal tube technology.
Although rated for either 200 or 250 Watts, these lasers ship from our
factory with a minimum of 10% additional output power (220 or 275 Watts
respectively) GUARANTEED. These lasers have integrated RF Power and are
available as water cooled only (chiller required and not included). Iradion
does provide the DC power supplies and does not charge extra like the
competition. The DC supplies are a separate package and may be mounted
remotely for ease of machine design.
Model 1620 and 1625
Rated Optical Power (Watts) 200, 250
Mode Quality (M2 ≤ 1.2
Beam Ellipticity < 1.2:1
Beam Diameter (mm) 1/e2 2.5
Wavelength (µm) 10.57-10.63
Rise Time (µs) <75
Ceramic Core CO2 Laser Technology
- Superior Lifetime, Highest Reliability and Best
Most CO2 lasers offered today are based on the original R&D approach
developed at several different aerospace companies in the 1970s. This
traditional approach involves extruding or machining aluminum bodies to
contain the optical and electrical components inside the laser gas envelope
- the laser tube. These designs are convenient for R&D work, but not ideal
for building lasers that are reliable, and have long lifetimes. The ceramic
CO2 laser tube has a significant advantage.
The leading reliability issue with metal-tube lasers is that the metal is
highly reactive with the gas mixture. Over time, as internal components
wear, "scrub" each other's surfaces, fresh aluminum is exposed. Free oxygen
in the laser's gas reacts with this raw metal (oxidation) changing the
composition of the original gas mixture. In addition, many of these designs
use O-ring seals that can allow air and moisture to enter the laser tube and
further compromise the all-important gas mixture. These issues are
eliminated with Ceramic CO2 laser tubes.
- Ceramic CO2 laser tube technology solves these problems
by moving all the reactive components to the outside of the laser tube
leaving only pure clean Alumina (Al2O3) ceramic in contact with reactive
gasses. Due to its chemical makeup, Alumina does not react with the gas.
Alumina can also be fired at very high temperatures as part of the cleaning
process. This further assures there are no organic contaminants from laser
tube manufacturing, that remains inside the laser tube to react with the
The ceramic CO2 laser tube is also the optical backbone that holds the
resonator optics. The CTE (coefficient of thermal expansion) of alumina is
1/3 the CTE of aluminum. Since laser tube thermal variations have a direct
impact on laser stability, Iradion's Ceramic CO2 laser tube has
significantly better stability performance when compared with metal-based
CO2 lasers. Ceramic CO2 laser tubes also enables gas mixtures of
comparatively high pressure to be used. Ceramic CO2 laser tubes allow for
high pressure gas mixes and provide for faster rise and fall speed as well
as much better power stability.