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Fiber Laser Cutting System uses optimized cutting head, CNC.

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August 21, 2014 - OPTIPLEX 3015 Fiber laser-cutting system employs Zeta-7 cutting head that features intelligent functions — beam diameter control, nozzle changing, focus calibration, auto focus control, pierce sensing, plasma detection, and burn detection — to automate and optimize laser process. Also included, PreView 3 CNC Control features 15 in. touchscreen and automatically determines required processing conditions for material prior to cutting.

Mazak Optonics Corp.

2725 Galvin Court, Elgin, IL, 60124, USA

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Mazak Optonics to Debut New Optiplex Fiber with Zeta-7 at Fabtech

Press release date: August 1, 2014

Elgin, Illinois — Mazak Optonics Corporation will debut their new OPTIPLEX 3015 Fiber laser-cutting system with a Zeta-7 cutting head and Preview 3 Control at FABTECH. The brand new Zeta-7 cutting head features breakthrough intelligent functions to automate and optimize the OPTIPLEX Fiber laser process. This new technology incorporates a Mazak-exclusive cutting head design which reduces operator dependency and improves cut quality and productivity, especially for challenging varied workpiece materials. Zeta-7 intelligent functions include beam diameter control, nozzle changing, focus calibration, auto focus control, pierce sensing, plasma detection and burn detection.

Compared to conventional laser processing machines, the OPTIPLEX Fiber significantly increases the productivity of thin to thick worksheet cutting with impressive accuracy. It is also designed to process reflective materials at greater speeds than its CO2 counterpart and can significantly reduce operating costs for applicable material types and thicknesses.

The OPTIPLEX Fiber uses the new Mazak PreView 3 CNC Control which features a user-friendly 15” touch-screen control and automatically determines the required processing conditions for the material, prior to cutting.

FABTECH attendees are invited to visit Booth B3525 to see the OPTIPLEX 3015 Fiber system and Zeta-7 cutting head in action, along with a new compact automation system and other leading-edge laser technology.

About Mazak Optonics
Mazak Optonics Corporation is a major supplier of laser-cutting systems, offering 50 laser models and leading the industry in the implementation of emerging laser technologies. The company’s 50,000 sq. ft. North American Headquarters are located in Elgin, Illinois, and feature a 30,000 sq. ft. laser technology center housing up to 18 machines for demonstrations and training. Mazak Optonics is part of Yamazaki Mazak Corporation (Oguchi, Japan), the global leader for the manufacture of machine tools and systems for the precision machining of metal parts, including CNC turning centers, horizontal and vertical machining centers, Multi-Tasking machining centers, turnkey cells and software solutions. The North American Headquarters for Yamazaki Mazak are located in Florence, Kentucky. For more information on Mazak Optonics’ products and solutions, visit www.mazakoptonics.com, email sales@mazaklaser.com or call 847.252.4500.

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