Laser focus from ETG

Now available from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG) is the new Durma HD-FO laser cutting machine.

As the latest addition to ETG’s Fabrication Division, the new HD-FO series demonstrates high productivity, excellent cut quality and integrated automation solutions that make this new arrival an appealing prospect for sheet metal manufacturers.

The machine, renowned for its manufacturing and energy efficiency, industrial design and ease of use and low operational costs features an ergonomic quick-opening top cover and easy access to the cutting area The Durma HD-FO laser is a user-friendly machine that integrates automated work processes for greater efficiency.

Advanced Durma technology ensures this machine has low running costs in a compact work area. The design minimises the footprint of the Durma HD-FO by incorporating the laser source and chiller inside the machine. Complementing this is the quick-opening front door that has been designed especially for customers with factory layout and space availability issues.

Sheet loading and unloading is simple. While a manual cutting table is supplied as standard, customers can optionally select a pneumatic shuttle table option.

From a specification perspective, the Durma HD-FO laser has a working area of 3,048 x 1,530 x 125mm in the X-, Y- and Z-axes with a maximum sheet capacity of 575kg. The Durma machine offers X-, Y- and Z-axis travels of 90m/minute and synchronised acceleration of 14m/s² with positional accuracy and repeatability of 0.05mm. The Bosch Rexroth CNC control system and the user-friendly 19-inch screen combine to simplify and enhance programming and setting up.

The Durma Precitec Lightcutter laser head presents a combination of power and precision that enhances cut quality and edge finishes with its automatic focus that further enhances ease of use.

This durable and powerful laser source is available with a range of options that include the YLR1000, YLS2000, YLR3000 and the YLS4000 which offer power from 1 to 4kW for cutting mild steel up to 20mm thick as well as stainless, aluminium, copper, brass and a host of other material types.


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