Beam Profilers

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Pyroelectric Cameras use beam propagation software.

February 18, 2016

Available for Pyrocam™ laser beam profiling cameras, M2 Beam Propagation software incorporates M2 calculations that predict how laser will focus and beam propagation parameters that describe how laser diverges as function of beam waist width. Program allows manual collection of 2D laser beam profiles for CW and pulsed lasers from 13–350 nm and from 1–3,000 µm. Other calculations include:... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Scanning Slit Laser Beam Profiler offers sub-micron measurement.

November 5, 2015

Using moving slits, NIST-calibrated NanoScan™ 2s measures beam position and size with sub-micron precision for CW and kilohertz pulsed lasers. Offering of silicon, germanium, or pyroelectric detectors allows profiling lasers of any wavelength, from UV to far infrared, to 100 µm and beyond. Digital controller, by providing 16-bit digitization of signal for dynamic range up to 35 dB power,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Beam Monitoring System supports dynamic measurements.

June 24, 2015

Featuring magnification optics for measuring beams with spot sizes down to 55 µm, non-contact BeamWatch® 2.0 monitors high-power (up to 100 kW) YAG, fiber, and diode lasers in 980–1,080 nm range used in industrial material processing applications. Unit takes measurements every 60 msec, providing instant readings of focus spot size and beam position as well as dynamic measurements of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

CCD Camera profiles large laser beams.

February 20, 2015

Measuring 43 x 43 x 65 mm, LT665 USB 3.0 Large Array Beam Profiling Camera features USB 3.0 interface that delivers 6 MP at up to 27 fps. Large, 1 in. format provides active area with 4.5 µm square pixels (2752 x 2192 array). Camera works with BeamGage beam profiling software, which includes all algorithms and calculations needed to make accurate, ISO-approved laser beam measurements,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Pyroelectric Laser Beam Profiling Camera serves OEM applications.

February 17, 2015

Along with 80 µm pixel pitch, Pyrocam IIIHR has 160 x 160 pixel image array for profiling beams up to ½ in. without reduction optics. Pulsed and CW lasers, including CO2 and telecom NIR lasers and THz sources, can be measured from 13–355 nm and 1.06 to >3,000 µm. Interface to GigE camera supports high-speed applications, 16-bit ADC promotes reliable measurement and analysis of large... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Non-Contact Industrial Beam Monitoring Systems offer 2D views.

February 17, 2015

Without requiring contact with beam, BeamWatch® instantly measures focus spots down to 80 µm dia in 60 msec intervals and position for YAG, disc, fiber, and diode lasers from 980–1,080 nm. Rayleigh scatter measurement allows monitoring at frequent intervals without shutting down or disrupting process, and 2D viewing of beams determines roundness or presence of astigmatism. Able to be run... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Software

Laser Beam Profiler uses optimized computation engine.

February 17, 2014

Leveraging computation engine that improves cycle time and UI responsiveness while also enhancing ability to work with apertures and partitions, BeamGage® v6.1 performs data acquisition and analysis of laser beam parameters. Solution can analyze different beams or sources of light and incorporates strip chart function that allows for zooming and panning as well as charting of partitions... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Metso's Neles® Capping Valves Give Stora Enso Nymölla Mill an Automated Solution for Its Demanding Batch Cooking Process

November 14, 2013

Stora Enso Fine Paper’s Nymölla mill in Sweden selected Metso as the supplier of new capping valves for its batch digester line 1. In total, Metso will deliver 5 Neles PZ-series capping valves to replace the mill’s old hydraulic cappers. This gives Stora Enso an automated solution for its digesters replacing old valves and actuators that needed manual assistance in the chip filling phase... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Beam Profiling Camera has large array, GigE interface.

February 13, 2013

With 320 x 320 pixel pyroelectric array that can profile beams up to 25 mm without reduction optics, Pyrocam IV measures pulsed and CW (continuous wave) lasers from 13–355 nm and 1.06 to greater than 3,000 µm. Electronics control design includes interface to GigE (Gigabit Ethernet) cameras, and integral focal plane chopper is included for CW beams and thermal imaging. Other features include... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Scanning Slit Laser Beam Profiler features USB2 interface.

February 11, 2013

Using moving slits, NIST-calibrated NanoScan 2 measures continuous wave (CW) and pulsed beams across spectral range from UV to far IR. Beam size and beam pointing can be measured with 3 sigma precision of several hundred nanometers. While USB2 interface provides deep, 12-bit digitization of signal for dynamic range up to 35 dB power, digital controller improves accuracy and stability of... Read More

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Laser Beam Profiling System measures widths to 35 mm.

February 7, 2013

Along with 4008 x 2672 pixel format that allows profiling of beams up to 24 x 36 mm without requiring reduction optics, L11059 USB Large Format Beam Profiling Camera features 50 mm ND filters that provide max power density measurements to 15 mW/cm² without additional attenuation. Frame rates of up to 3.1 fps are supported at full resolution (up to 17 Hz in 4x4 binning mode). Featuring 59 dB... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Profiling System measures quality in real-time.

January 24, 2013

Working with CW and pulsed lasers down to single shot rates, Photon M2-1780 automatically measures M2 beam propagation ratio and all associated ISO 11146 parameters instantaneously at video rates over 20 Hz. CCD camera-based system, sensitive to wavelengths from ~250–1,100 nm, automatically measures with NIST-traceable accuracy to better than 2%. This translates to M2 measurements with accuracy... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

New Process Improves Form Accuracy of Diffractive Optics

September 27, 2011

Taylor Hobson and Precitech have developed a process to measure, analyze and correct for diffractive form errors in three dimensions. Historically, it has not been possible to measure diffractive optical surfaces and deterministically correct for symmetric and asymmetric errors inherent in the turning process. The large diffractive zones make it difficult to measure the shape. This process... Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ophir Photonics Group Features Innovative Developments in Power/Energy Measurement and Beam Profiling at Laser World of Photonics

May 23, 2011

Logan, UT - Ophir Photonics Group, the global leader in precision laser measurement equipment, will feature first of its kind, new power/energy measurement and beam profiling systems at Laser World of Photonics 2011 in Munich, Hall B2 Stand 257. Among the new products that will be introduced is the BeamTrack Series, the industry's first thermal sensors that combine power and energy measurement,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Beam Propagation Analyzer measures M² at any wavelength.

March 24, 2011

Combining NanoScan near-field profiler with dedicated M² measurement hardware and software, NanoModeScan enables quantitative measurement and viewing of high-power CO2 laser beams in as little as 20 sec. System also reports beam waist diameter and location, divergence, and beam's Rayleigh range for each axis. With update rate of 20 Hz, system is suitable for CO2 laser-based material... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Pipe Cutting Machine also includes profiling capabilities.

September 28, 2010

Suited for small- to medium-sized fabricators of tube frame assemblies, MasterPipe(TM) Profiler (MPP) 2-axis, CNC pipe cutting machine is powered by Windows®-based OS and operated via touchscreen. It consolidates setup, programming, and cutting into one operation, and pre-loaded cut library optimizes pipe configuration flexibility. Capable of performing range of standard cuts, machine handles... Read More

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CCD-Based Laser Beam Profiler delivers 12-bit resolution.

September 25, 2009

Operating under BeamProfiler Software in MS Windows®, USBeamPro CCD provides NIST-traceable measurements of ISO Standard laser beam profile parameters - laser beam diameter, centroid, power/energy - for CW, pulsed, and single-shot lasers. USB 2.0 interface facilitates use and promotes portability, while ½ in. format 1,360 x 1,024 array with 4.65 µm square pixels offers total imaging area... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Portable Beam Profiler works with high-power CO2 lasers.

April 21, 2009

Designed to verify performance and reduce changeover time for industrial parts manufacturers, ModeCheck(TM) enables quantitative measurement and viewing of high-power CW and pulsed lasers in 8-30 µm range with intensities up to 30 W/cm². Industrial solution measures key characteristics of laser beam profile in real-time and stores mode images for later recall and comparison. Over time, user... Read More

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Laser Beam Profiling Cameras cover UV and IR spectral range.

December 12, 2008

Operating over 190-355 nm spectral range, LaserCam-HR-UV records beam characteristics at third (355 nm), fourth (266 nm), and fifth (213 nm) harmonics of Nd:YAG lasers, as well as output of most excimer lasers. LaserCam-HR-InGaAs measures infrared laser beams from 900-1,700 nm, and is compatible with eye safe military lasers, telecom sources, and Nd:YAG fundamental. Both units are powered through... Read More

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Laser Beam Profiler offers Hi-Res, 3.1 fps frame rates.

July 28, 2008

Supplied with LBA beam analysis software, USB L11058 Large Format Beam Profiling Camera has 4,008 x 2,672 pixel format that allows profiling of UV laser beams up to 24 x 36 mm without requiring reduction optics. It measures CW laser beams over 190-1,100 nm spectral range and has wide dynamic range of 59 dB. While global shutter allows simultaneous integration of entire pixel array, integrated USB... Read More