Advantages / Disadvantage of DUAL LASER TUBES

Hi Everyone,

I am looking at purchasing a new Cam Five Laser which has dual 80w lasers option! (or single). Does anyone out there have any experience or knowledge on the benefits or problems with a dual head laser?

Any help would be appreciated!

The advantages of a dual laser tube machine are determined by the form factor i.e.,

  • If the machine a dual laser machine with a combining / cross polarization beam to one head, this type of machine can have two types of lasers (such as CO2 and YAG) for processing different materials
  • If the machine a dual laser machine with a combining / cross polarization beam to one head, this type of machine could combine the power of two identical laser sources for “Super Speed
  • If the machine is a dual tube dual / independent head type, each head is usually designated to half of the working area and the controller in these machines can effectively process a job over the two heads and tubes simultaneously (reducing the processing time)

There are other configurations, but those examples cover a lot of ground.