Eagle Fiber LasersNothing Faster.
Eagle is the fastest growing fiber laser systems manufacturer in Europe and they have formally come to North America in 2018. They pioneered fiber laser for sheet and plate metal cutting with their long-standing partner IPG Photonics. Eagle manufactures the world’s most advanced and reliable fiber lasers. Link: Eagle Laser Website
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But what makes it the world’s most productive?
Eagle offers 2 to 15kW fiber lasers. Eagle power deliver cut speed 2 to 3 times faster than other lasers, while the exclusive and patented eVa high-power cutting head ensures full reliability and uptime.
Cut speed is useless if your laser can’t accelerate to top cut speed fast enough. Where other machines deliver 1 to 3 G acceleration, Eagle delivers up to 6 G’s. Motion speed of 13,780 inches/minute coupled with 6 G acceleration makes this machine faster than your eye can track.
Fastest Material Handling
Eagle’s 9-second pallet changer is designed not only to be the fastest, the servo drive outperforms hydraulics and the mechanical engagement ensures flawless and reliable operation day in and day out.
Increasing power not only produces more parts per hour, but significantly drops the cost per part.
More Power = More Profit
6 G accelerates and decelerates in 1/2 the distance and time as 3G. Corners and rapid traverse moves are faster
Produce Parts Faster.
Fastest Pallet Change
Most fiber laser machines boast of a 25 to 60 second pallet change. Eagle’s integrated pallet changer takes only 9 seconds. In addition, Eagle has a full line of material storage towers and part removal cells.
6 Steps to an Ideal Fiber Laser Machine
Design mechanical structure for high-speed motion
Eagle performance starts with the structural design and materials. Two polymer concrete bases weighing 8,000 pounds each provide temperature stability, rigidity, and vibration dampening. The bridge is made of a unique carbon-fiber composite that is far stiffer and 2.5x lighter than steel. The bridge is placed directly between the bases to minimize length and weight, ideal for high G loads.
Design a ridiculously fast drive system
Eagle utilizes ultra-powerful linear drives and Renishaw absolute linear encoders on all axes coupled with Beckhoff high-speed digital control to achieve a maximum traverse velocity of 13,780 inches per minute (350 m/min).
Design for extreme acceleration, or your machine will never reach top speed
The hidden curse of ultrahigh-speed motion is vibration. Eagle’s polymer concrete base is heavy, the linear drive is non-contact, and the electrical system has sophisticated vibration dampening algorithms. The result is 6g of acc/dec, double that of other high-speed fiber lasers. Eagle had to redesign the front doors of the Eagle because the bridge motion actually pushed enough air to throw the doors open.
Select high power laser to take advantage of the motion characteristics
Fiber lasers can be ganged to nearly unlimited power levels (laser welding can exceed 100 kW. Once you exceed 6 kW of fiber laser power the weakest link in the reliability chain for the system is the head. Since the beginning, Eagle worked tirelessly with IPG Photonics to understand the issues. The result is Eagle’s exclusive and patented eVa cutting head and optics system – the only reliable high-power fiber laser head available today.
Design material handling pallet changer to be fast
When you cut sheets this quickly, you’re changing pallets 6 to 10 times per hour. Material handling becomes a large part of the total part cost. Since time changing sheets is wasted time, Eagle has developed a servo driven (not hydraulic driven) pallet changer that exchanges pallets in just 9 seconds, as compared to 25 to 60 seconds.
Select only the best sub component partners to provide the greatest reliability
Eagle partners with the best-in-class suppliers of every component and sub-system. Beckhoff – renowned supplier of the fastest, most reliable advanced motion controls , IPG – the inventor and world leader of fiber laser, Renishaw – leader in measurement and feedback systems, Festo – leader of pneumatic technology, and Nord, leader in reliable gear boxes just to name a few. Top quality components for unmatched reliability and global support.