ULTRA 9 Platform
Expanded Material Possibilities
The ULTRA 9 platform offers laser material processing for the widest possible range of materials. It is designed and ideally suited for precision material processing in manufacturing, research and development, academic research, and prototyping environments.
The ULTRA 9 platform has a materials processing envelope of 36 x 24 in (914 x 610), with support for materials with a thickness up to 12 in (305 mm).
With its unique modular architecture, customizable solutions can be easily reconfigured with a wide array of options for enhancing performance, capability, and safety to complete the perfect solution to meet present and future business needs.
Universal Laser System
- Configure the customizable ULTRA 9 platform with up to three laser sources consisting of two interchangeable CO2 lasers and one fiber laser.
- When the platform is configured with three lasers, take advantage of MultiWave Hybrid technology enabling up to three wavelengths – 9.3 μm, 10.6 μm, and 1.06 μm – simultaneously combined into a single coaxial beam.
- Each spectral component of the beam is independently controlled and can be modulated in real time.
ULTRA 9 Platform Features and Accessories
Unique System Features
Major features include rapid, high-accuracy laser beam positioning, precision focusing with autofocus, adjustable laser power density, an automation interface, camera registration, an integrated touch screen user interface, fire detection and support for suppression:
- High performance servo-driven beam delivery system with dual loop encoding
- Precision focusing with autofocus touch sensor
- Selectable laser power density
- Computer controlled gas assist with material collision detection
- Optics protection
- Camera registration
- 21 in (533 mm) touch screen control panel
- Automation interface
- All-in-one multi-function material support table
- ULTRA Laser System Manager
- Support for Class 4 conversion
Why you should choose a Universal Laser System
Three advantages of the ULTRA 9 Platform
1. Print Anything
Virtually any design can be printed from your design software to the laser system software. Including Adobe® Illustrator®, Adobe® Photoshop®, AutoCAD®, SOLIDWORKS®, DraftSight® and many others. Additionally, .DXF and .PDF file formats can be imported into the Universal Control Panel (UPC).
2. One Step Process
Cut, engrave and mark in one step. Additionally, you can engrave or mark a high-resolution image on material. The laser systems can perform many different types of operations in a single step by seamlessly changing power, speed and other parameters with one click.
3. Just about any material
An endless number of materials are compatible with a Universal laser system, including plastics, metals, silicone rubbers, fabrics, composites, laminating adhesives and other advanced materials to name a few.
ULTRA 9 Platform Specifications
Essential details for the Laser System
|Processing Area||36 x 24 in (914 x 610 mm)|
|Max Material Thickness||12 in (305 mm)|
|Carriage Travel||1.0 in (25.4 mm)|
|Autofocus Range||12 in (305 mm)|
|Autofocus Accuracy||+/-.001 (25 micron)|
|Beam Positioning Acceleration||>5G|
|Max Beam Positioning Speed||>150 in/sec (3810 mm/sec)|
|Path Planning||Real Time Path Planning Optimization|
|Minimum Addressable Beam Positioning||.00008 in (2 µm)|
|Beam Delivery System Accuracy||.001 in (25 µm)|
|Selectable Power Density Coefficients for CO2 laser||3X/5X (Standard), 1X/13X (Optional)|
|Fiber Power Density Coefficient||52X|
|Number of Lasers Supported||3|
|Available Wavelengths||1.06, 9.3 and 10.6 µm|
|Max Laser Power||150 Watts CO2 (9.3 or 10.6 µm)
50 Watts Fiber (1.06 µm)
|Laser Power Control||Encoder Based Programmable|
|System Cooling||Air Cooled|
|External Connectivity||Ethernet or WIFI
WindowsTM/macOSTM/LinuxTM/AndroidTM/iOSTM (browser based)
|Controls||21 in (533 mm) Touchscreen Interface|
|Software Interface||File Formats: PDF, DXF, G-code
Intelligent Materials Database
Design File Management
Design File Estimator
Design File Relocation and Duplication
Process Control Programming
|Overall Dimensions||Width: 65 in (1651 mm) (control panel folded)
Width: 83.5 in (2121 mm) (control panel extended)
Depth: 45 in (1143 mm)
Height: 53 in (1346 mm)
|Weight||550 lbs (250 Kg)|
|Exhaust Requirements||UAC 4000 Air Cleaner or External Exhaust Blower Capable of 700 CFM @6 in Static Pressure (1190 m3/hr at 1.5 kPa)|
|Safety||Class 1 for Material Processing Lasers (1.06, 9.3, 10.6 µm) Contains Class 2 Alignment Laser (670 µm)
Convertible to Class 4 Operation with Patented Optional Class 4 Conversion Module (patent no. 7,723,638)
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