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TRUMPF TruLaser 5030 (L41) 5 kW Laser Cutting Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 8,800 x 4,800 x 2,400 mm
Year of manufacture: 2011
Weight approx.: 12,000 kg
Machine available from: immediately
Delivery terms: EXW Mágocs, ex foundation, unpackaged
Mágocs Hungary, 7342 Mágocs
10/03/2020 09:31
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TRUMPF TruLaser 3030 (L20) 4kW Laser Cutting Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 9600 × 5600 × 2300 mm
Year of manufacture: 2010
Weight approx.: 13,350 kg
Machine available from: immediately
Delivery terms: EXW Tapioszolos, ex foundation, unpackaged
Tapioszolos Hungary, 2769 Tapioszolos
10/03/2020 09:30
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AMADA Alpha III LC2 4115 Laser Cutting Machine Laser Cutting Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 5,750 x 2,630 x 2,790 mm
Year of manufacture: 2004
Weight approx.: 77,000 kg
Machine available from: immediately
Delivery terms: FCA Unterschleißheim, loaded on truck
Unterschleißheim Germany, 85716 Unterschleißheim
04/03/2020 10:27
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AMADA LC-3015 F1NT Laser Cutting Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 7,120 x 3,150 x 2,300 mm
Year of manufacture: 2008
Weight approx.: 12,900 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Kiskorös, loaded on truck
Kiskorös Hungary, 6200 Kiskorös
03/03/2020 10:06
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BODOR F1530T Fiber Laser Cutting Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 5,000 x 3,300 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture: 2016
Weight approx.: 4,200 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Radzymin, loaded on truck
Radzymin Poland, 05-250 Radzymin
03/03/2020 10:14
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MAZAK HYPERGEAR 510 Laser cutting machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 15,000 x 10,000 x 3,000 mm
Year of manufacture: 2005
Weight approx.: 25,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Neuillé-Pont-Pierre, loaded on truck
Neuillé-Pont-P… France, 37360 Neuillé-Pont-Pierre
09/03/2020 14:00
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MAZAK Super Turbo-X 48 Mk II Laser cutting machine Laser Cutting Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 7,000 x 2,600 x 2,200 mm
Year of manufacture: 2003
Weight approx.: 13,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Grevenbroich, loaded on truck
Grevenbroich Germany, 41516 Grevenbroich
09/03/2020 09:09
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BYSTRONIC BySprint Fiber 4020 Laser Cutting Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 13,700 x 6,670 x 2,565 mm
Year of manufacture: 2015
Weight approx.: 15,000 kg
Machine available from: immediately
Delivery terms: EXW Vámospércs, ex foundation, unpackaged
Vámospércs Hungary, 4287 Vámospércs
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BLM ADIGE LT COMBO Laser Cutting Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 19,500 x 8,000 x 2,650 mm
Year of manufacture: 2013
Weight approx.: 25,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Korschenbroich, loaded on truck
Korschenbroich Germany, 41352 Korschenbroich
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 25,000 x 13,000 x 6,500 mm
Year of manufacture: 2003
Weight approx.: 240,000 kg
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Delivery terms: EXW Fano, ex foundation, unpackaged
Fano Italy, 61032 Fano
06/03/2020 10:04
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BYSTRONIC BYVENTION 3015 Laser Cutting Machine
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 6,000 x 6,000 x 3,100 mm
Year of manufacture: 2006
Weight approx.: 15,500 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Köln, loaded on truck
Köln Germany, 51103 Köln
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DURMA HD 3015 Laser Cutting Machine Laser Cutting Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 11,000 x 2,750 x 2,420 mm
Year of manufacture: 2011
Weight approx.: 12,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Heras (Cantabria), loaded on truck
Heras (Cantabria) Spain, 39792 Heras (Cantabria)
17/03/2020 11:02
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 25,000 x 13,000 x 6,500 mm
Year of manufacture: 2003
Weight approx.: 220,000 kg
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Delivery terms: EXW Fano, ex foundation, unpackaged
Fano Italy, 61032 Fano
06/03/2020 10:06
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 16,000 x 6,000 x 4,000 mm
Year of manufacture: 2003
Weight approx.: 20,000 kg
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Delivery terms: EXW Fano, ex foundation, unpackaged
Fano Italy, 61032 Fano
06/03/2020 10:05
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ACSYS SHARK M KT A Laser Cutting Machine Laser Cutting Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2,000 x 1,000 x 2,000 mm
Year of manufacture: 2006
Weight approx.: 1,200 kg
Machine available from: On appointment
Delivery terms: FCA San Giovanni al Natisone, loaded on truck
San Giovanni a… Italy, 33048 San Giovanni al Natisone
25/03/2020 10:13
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YAG GN-CY3015-850W Laser Cutting Machine Laser Cutting Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 7,000 x 2,000 x 1,600 mm
Year of manufacture: 2015
Weight approx.: 4,800 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Alfajarín (Zaragoza), loaded on truck
Alfajarín (Zar… Spain, 50172 Alfajarín (Zaragoza)
17/03/2020 13:11
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GUANGZHOU KH-3020 Laser Engraving Machine Laser Cutting Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 800 x 500 x 400 mm
Weight approx.: 20 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Zona Industriale di Calcinato (BS), loaded on truck
Zona Industria… Italy, 25011 Zona Industriale di Calcinato (BS)
28/02/2020 15:53
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GUANGZHOU KH-3020 Laser Engraving Machine Laser Cutting Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 800 x 500 x 400 mm
Weight approx.: 20 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Zona Industriale di Calcinato, loaded on truck
Zona Industria… Italy, 25011 Zona Industriale di Calcinato
10/03/2020 13:38
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MAZAK NT-X 48 Laser Cutting Machine Laser Cutting Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 6,000 x 2,600 x 2,100 mm
Year of manufacture: 1996
Weight approx.: 8,000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA, loaded on truck
region Lecco Italy, region Lecco
18/03/2020 10:02
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Definition: Laser Cutting Machines

CNC laser cutting machines achieve the highest precision and quality in the non-contact cutting of steel, stainless steel and aluminium. Complex shapes can be produced effortlessly thanks to their high laser power. Therefore, laser systems are displacing conventional punching and nibbling machines from many areas of application. In addition to the widespread CO2 laser, solid-state lasers, fiber lasers, YAG lasers and other systems are also available. Laser cutting machines are very popular as used machines, e.g. used models from AMADA or TRUMPF (Trumatic 3030, Trulaser etc.). You will find these and countless other machines at Surplex, your marketplace for used machines.

Buying and selling used CNC laser cutters and laser cutting machines - it’s better with Surplex

  1. Index
  2. Laser cutting machines - for professional cutting work in industrial production
  3. History, development and background of laser cutting machines
  4. Structure of a laser cutter
  5. Types of CNC lasers
  6. Areas of application for laser cutting machines
  7. Laser cutting machine requirements
  8. Buying used laser cutters
  9. Overview of laser cutting machine manufacturers
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Laser cutting machines - for professional cutting work in industrial production

What is a laser cutter used for? Laser cutting machines, or laser cutters, are machine tools for use in the industrial processing of metals and other materials. Laser cutting can be performed in a variety of ways. The most widespread methods are laser beam cutting, laser beam fusion cutting and sublimation cutting. The main benefits of laser cutting are that production can commence on a single piece and that a wide variety of materials can be cut. Economical exploitation of materials and very clean cutting edges on certain materials that do not require reworking are two other positive aspects of this cutting process. Disadvantages include the high up-front costs for the equipment and ongoing costs for power and gas.

  • Machinery for cutting sheet metal
  • Three different common procedures
  • Various materials can be cut

Laser cutting can be performed through scoring or thermal laser separation (TLS). While the three methods mentioned are suitable for all materials (particularly structural steel, stainless steel, aluminium and non-ferrous metal), scoring and TLS are primarily used on brittle materials such as glass, ceramics and semiconductor plates.

History, development and background of laser cutting machines

The laser cutting machine was developed to enable effective processing of workpieces and can be deployed very economically even with small batch sizes, in contrast to punching and nibbling. Some manufacturers have started producing combination machines, which combine the processes of laser cutting, punching and nibbling in a single piece of equipment. The way in which stainless steel can be cut economically is also an advantage, as well as the very complex shapes that can be produced.

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Structure of a laser cutter

A laser cutting machine consists of a clad base frame onto which all the components are attached. Traditional laser cutters feature a laser beam source, laser beam guidance and a machining head with optical equipment to focus the laser beam, as well as a copper cutting nozzle. The various elements possess a range of mirrors to help guide the laser beam. The laser technology is designed in such a way that the laser beam departs from its source, is guided around deflection mirrors to the focussing optics at the site of processing. The optical system focusses the laser beam to achieve the intensity required for cutting. In the case of Nd:YAG lasers, fibre lasers and disc lasers, the laser beam is guided in the form of near-infrared light via an optical cable. The surface upon which the panel material to be cut is placed features tips, teeth or cutting edges, which guarantee a small support surface. It is made from a laser-resistant material featuring low back reflection to ensure the material is not unintentionally destroyed from below. Proper work preparation is a key aspect in laser cutting sheet metal. The programmes for operating the machine can be created offline or through inputting parameters into the machine. CAD/CAM solutions are the most widespread methods.

Types of CNC lasers

Those wishing to perform metal laser cutting generally make this decision based on CO2 output. In addition to gas lasers, solid-state lasers (Nd:YAG lasers) are also widespread and use neodymium-doped YAG crystal as the active medium. There are also fibre lasers, which are very efficient and easy to focus. The type of laser machine required depends on the material to be processed and the desired quality of the end product. Today, the most modern laser cutting machines are generally CNC lasers, which function on the principle of computerised numerical control. Professional laser cutters are also available in special versions, such as pipe-, profile- and marking lasers. Deciding which laser cutting machine to use largely depends on the intended purpose for the device.

Areas of application for laser cutting machines

Laser beam cutting is a thermal separation process which is regularly used for the processing of metal. What is a laser cutter used for? The material involved is often sheet metal, which sophisticated machines can simultaneously mark, nibble and punch. Metal laser cutters are used wherever there are sheets of metal in need of processing, such as steel construction, machinery construction and apparatus/tool manufacturer. Laser cut steel can be shaped into very complex forms, including very small cogged pinions made from structural steel using a pulsed laser. Special ventilation grates can also be created. Even steel as thick as 40 mm can be effectively cut using these machines. Stainless steel can be cut at widths of up to 50 mm. Aluminium is suitable for laser cutting at widths of up to 25 mm. Other materials, such as wood, are sometimes also processed using laser cutters, especially wood pallets. CNC lasers are also suited to other organic materials. Laser cutters are often operated two-dimensionally but, in some models, are also suitable for processing 3D items, such as pipes and profiles. Depending on the equipment included in the device, laser cutting also enables the production of three-dimensional openings.

Laser cutting machine requirements

Those looking to buy a laser cutter have often made the decision on the basis of lower CO2 emissions. These types of machines enable operators to precisely and rapidly process metallic materials, and speeds of up to 10 - 100 metres per second are commonplace, depending on the performance capabilities of the device. Laser cutting allows workpieces to be processed without physical human intervention and with a very small amount of power; they make it economically viable to produce small batches, which would not be the case with punching machines. There are also CNC lasers possessing an optional punching head enabling any types of contour to be created thanks to the combination of punching and lasering. Precise work results can be expected as a matter of course since most lasers use CNC technology and the more complex pieces of machinery are equipped with professional focussing optics to produce the highest quality laser cut steel.

Detail of a used laser cutting machine

Buying used laser cutters

Those looking to buy a used laser cutting machine should ensure the device is equipped with the latest laser technology. A CNC laser should be powerful enough to processing panel thicknesses of 40 mm for steel, 50 mm for stainless steel and 25 mm for aluminium. If the laser uses CNC technology, it is crucial that the software used is up-to-date. If you decide to buy a used laser cutting machine, an entry-level model with 2D technology can be relatively cost-effective alternative. However, you should aim for the highest accuracy and best cutting quality and the device should feature settings enabling you to switch between flat surfaces and pipe structures. For industrial applications, laser cutters with two cutting heads are ideal.

Overview of laser cutting machine manufacturers

A range of companies have specialised in the manufacture of laser cutters, some of which include: TRUMPF, MAZAK, ESAB, LASER, ERMAK and AMADA, as well as HACO, BEHRENS and PRIMA POWER. Your first port-of-call for a second-hand laser cutter is Surplex. We regularly have second-hand laser cutters for sale from the field of laser technology at attractive prices, so it is worth having a look from time-to-time to see whether you can pick up a laser metal cutting machine at a bargain price. If the right equipment is not available at the moment, please visit us again in the near future. Our portfolio is continually expanding through company liquidations, clearance sales and insolvencies.

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