Ideal Scanning Solutions for Processing Large Areas

  • Industry’s highest precision scanning speed for maximum throughput

  • Robust, versatile system that easily switches from job to job

  • Range of options available for processing specific material types

  • System stability and reliability reduce production downtime

  • Increased laser beam focus stability for fiber laser applications

Products and Performance

Product

LightningTM II Digital

Highlights

High stability ensures nonstop, consistent performance 24/7, and offers substantial flexibility when processing over large work fields.

Wavelength Options

355 nm | 532 nm

Field Size Range1

200 – 2500 mm

Input Beam Size

1 - 3 mm |  2 - 3 mm

Minimum Spot Size
(200 x 200 mm)

12 µm | 18 µm

Tracking Error

0.2 ms

Typical Process Speed

50 rad/s 

Repeatability2

<1 µrad

Positioning Resolution

24-bit

Long Term Drift3

<10 µrad 

Thermal Drift

<2 µrad/°C

Modular or Enclosed

Modular

Datasheets 3-Axis Scan Head: Modular with Integrated Z-Axis
Notes:

All angles are in optical degrees, unless otherwise noted.

1. Work field range and input aperture varies with three-lens assemblies.

2. RMS, per axis.

3. For LightningTM II scan heads: During 8 hours of operation after 30 minutes of warm up. RMS, per axis.

Product

ProSeries 2 FX | ProSeries 2

LightningTM  II FX | LightningTM II

Highlights

Field-proven, reliable and cost-effective technology.

High-stability system with 24-bit positioning resolution.

Wavelength Options

1050 nm -1080 nm | 9.36  µm / 10.6  µm

1050 nm -1080 nm | 9.36  µm / 10.6  µm

Field Size Range

100 – 1200 mm | 100 – 1000 mm

100 – 1200 mm | 100 – 1000 mm

Input Beam Size

10 mm | 17 mm

10 mm | 17 mm

Minimum Spot Size
(200 x 200 mm)

 21 µm | 213 µm

 21 µm | 213 µm

Tracking Error

0.44 ms

0.2 ms

Typical Process Speed

25 rad/s 

50 rad/s

Position Resolution

16-bit

24-bit

Long Term Drift1,2

<100 µrad

<10 µrad

Thermal Drift

<20 µrad/°C

<2 µrad/°C

Modular or Enclosed

Modular and Enclosed

Modular

Datasheets 3-Axis Scan Head: Modular with Integrated Z-Axis
Notes:

All angles are in optical degrees, unless otherwise noted.

1. For ProSeries scan heads: During 8 hours of operation after 30 minutes of warm up. <3 sigma from mean, per axis.

2. For LightningTM II scan heads: During 8 hours of operation after 30 minutes of warm up. RMS, per axis.

Product

ProSeries 2 FX | ProSeries 2

LightningTM  II FX | LightningTM II

Highlights

Field-proven, reliable, and cost-effective technology.

High-stability system with 24-bit GSBus communication.

Wavelength Options

1050 nm - 1080 nm | 9.36  µm / 10.6  µm

1050 nm - 1080 nm | 9.36  µm / 10.6  µm

Field Size Range

100 mm – 1200 mm | 100 mm – 1000 mm

100 mm – 1200 mm | 100 mm – 1000 mm

Input Beam Size

20 mm | 17 mm

20 mm | 17 mm

Minimum Spot Size
(200 x 200 mm)

14 µm | 149 µm

14 µm | 149 µm

Tracking Error

0.44 ms

0.2 ms

Position Resolution

16-bit

24-bit

Long Term Drift1,2

<100 µrad

<10 µrad 

Thermal Drift

<20 µrad/°C

<2 µrad/°C

Modular or Enclosed

Modular and Enclosed

Modular

Datasheets 3-Axis Scan Head: Modular with Integrated Z-Axis
Notes:

All angles are in optical degrees, unless otherwise noted.

1. For ProSeries scan heads: During 8 hours of operation after 30 minutes of warm up. <3 sigma from mean, per axis.

2. For LightningTM II scan heads: During 8 hours of operation after 30 minutes of warm up. RMS, per axis.

Virginia Frisby, Senior Applications Engineer and Post-Sales Support (USA)

"Superior customer support sets the tone for our team; our customers’ goals and design challenges become our own."

Virginia Frisby
Senior Applications Engineer and Post-Sales Support (USA)

Our advanced, LightningTM II 3-axis, digital scan heads offer the highest speed and accuracy, and are ideal for very demanding industrial and electronics applications such as additive manufacturing, converting, and micromachining. Our field-proven ProSeries models are built on analog technology with dynamic 3rd axis controls and are best suited for applications such as scribing, photovoltaic, micromachining, rapid manufacturing, and converting. The high power model is the ideal scanning solution for laser welding. All of our scan heads are designed to operate in conjunction with Cambridge Technology controllers and software.