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Copper Laser Welding Machine

Copper Laser Welding Machine
(4 customer reviews)

$4,100.00

Model: AKH
Laser Power: 1500W, 2000W, 3000W
Laser Genertor: Raycus, Max, JPT, BWT
Range of Adjustable Power: 1-100%
Laser Wavelength: 1080nm
Way of Working: Continuous/Modulation
Welding Gap Requirements: ≤0.5mm
After Sale: 3 Years
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Product introduction

The copper laser welding machine is a laser welding equipment specially used for welding copper and its alloys. Laser welding is a precise and efficient welding method that uses a fiber laser generator to generate a laser beam. Fiber laser generators deliver a high-powered laser beam and can focus the energy onto a small spot for precise and controlled welding.
The copper laser welding machines are equipped with advanced control systems that allow operators to adjust and fine-tune welding parameters (such as laser power, and pulse duration) to provide optimal settings for different copper welding applications. In addition, a lot of heat is generated during the laser welding of copper, so a cooling system is required to maintain an optimal temperature for the laser generator and other critical components.
Copper has high thermal conductivity and high reflectivity, making it challenging to solder using traditional methods. Laser welding can produce high-quality welding results with minimal heat input, precise control, and minimal deformation, providing a solution for effectively welding copper. In addition, during the laser welding of copper, to protect the copper from oxidation during the welding process, it is necessary to use a shielding gas to form an inert atmosphere around the welding area.

Product Configuration

Max Laser Generator

Powerful Laser Generator

Our laser welding machines are equipped with high-quality laser generators that ensure excellent beam quality, providing small and focused spot sizes for precise and efficient welding. With power output options from 1500w to 3000w, our laser welding machines can meet a variety of welding needs, ensuring optimum productivity without compromising quality.

Industrial Water Chiller

Advanced Cooling System

Designed with reliability in mind, our laser welding machines feature an efficient water cooling system to ensure consistent performance and extend the life of the laser generator. With advanced water cooling technology, we can guarantee stable and reliable welding results even during long-term operation.

Excellent Beam Quality

Excellent Beam Quality

Our laser welding machines have excellent beam quality, producing a focused and precise laser spot. This feature enables high-precision and efficient welding of different materials and thicknesses, reducing spatter and minimizing the heat-affected zone.

Precision Beam Delivery System

Precision Beam Delivery System

The beam delivery system of our laser welding machines utilizes flexible and flexible fiber optic cables, which can be easily integrated into automated production lines or robotic systems, enabling you to flexibly and easily adapt to different welding tasks. This flexibility increases workflow efficiency and seamlessly adapts to various manufacturing settings.

Control Panel

Intuitive Control Interface

Our laser welding machines feature a user-friendly control interface that gives you complete control over your welding process. Easily adjust and program welding parameters such as power, pulse duration, welding speed, and focus position to obtain the best results for your specific welding requirements.

Comprehensive Security Features

Comprehensive Security Features

Our laser welding machines are equipped with comprehensive safety features including enclosures, interlock systems, and safety sensors. These measures protect your operators from potential exposure to the laser beam, creating a safe work environment.

Product Parameters

Model AKH-1000 AKH-1500 AKH-2000 AKH-3000
Laser Power 1000W 1500W 2000W 3000W
Range of Adjustable Power 1-100%
Laser Wavelength 1080nm
Way of Working Continuous/Modulation
Cooling Method Water Cooling
Power Demand AC220V±5%/50Hz
Working Environment Temperature 15~35℃
Working Environment Humidity < 70%(No Condensation)

Product Features

  • The machine is equipped with a high-power fiber laser generator, which has the characteristics of high energy efficiency, excellent beam quality, and precise control of laser beam parameters. Fiber laser generators are capable of delivering high-powered, focused laser energy, making them ideal for welding copper.
  • The machine provides excellent beam quality, ensuring that the laser beam is focused and stable, resulting in precise, high-quality welding results.
  • The machine can precisely control the laser power and pulse duration, to make the best adjustment according to the specific welding requirements of copper materials. This precise control ensures consistent and high-quality welds.
  • The intuitive and user-friendly interface makes it easier for the operator to set welding parameters, monitor the welding process, and adjust settings as needed.
  • The machine has an efficient cooling system, which can maintain the best working temperature of the laser generator and prevent overheating during long-term use.
  • The machine provides a variety of laser power options to meet different copper thicknesses and welding requirements.
  • The machine selects a high-quality beam transmission system, which can effectively transmit the laser beam from the laser generator to the welding area, ensuring the stability, accuracy, and consistency of the laser beam during the welding process.
  • The machine is easy to maintain and maintain, with features such as easy access to key components, diagnostic tools, and remote monitoring functions to ensure smooth operation and minimize downtime.

Welding Thickness Reference

Laser Power (W) Thickness (mm) Welding Method Welding Speed (mm/s) Defocus Amount Protective Gas Blowing Method Flow (L/min)
1000 0.5 Conduction 40~60 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
1 Conduction 30~50 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
1500 0.5 Conduction 50~80 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
1 Conduction 40~60 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
1.5 Conduction 30~50 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
2000 0.5 Conduction 60~90 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
1 Conduction 50~80 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
1.5 Conduction 40~60 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
2 Keyhole 30~50 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
3000 0.5 Keyhole 80~110 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
1 Keyhole 60~90 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
1.5 Keyhole 50~80 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
2 Keyhole 40~60 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
3 Keyhole 30~50 -1~1 Argon or Helium Coaxial/Paraaxial 5~10
Note:
  • In the welding data, the core diameter of the laser output fiber is 50 microns.
  • This welding data adopts the Raytools welding head, and the optical ratio is 100/200 (collimator/focus lens focal length).
  • The welding shielding gas: Argon (purity 99.99%).
  • Due to the differences in equipment configuration and welding process used by different customers, this data is for reference only.

Comparison of Different Welding Methods

Welding Process Laser Welding TIG Welding MIG Welding
Heat Source Laser beam Tungsten inert gas (TIG) arc Metal inert gas (MIG) arc
Welding Speed High Moderate to high High
Precision Very high High Moderate
Control Excellent Good Fair
Automation Easily automated Manual operation Easily automated
Heat Affected Zone (HAZ) Small Small to moderate Moderate to large
Filler Material Sometimes requires filler wire Usually requires filler rod/wire Requires filler wire
Shielding Gas May use inert gas for some applications Inert gas (e.g., argon) used to shield the arc Inert gas (e.g., argon) used to shield the arc and feed the filler wire
Suitability for Copper Excellent Excellent Good
Welding Thickness Thin to medium Thin to thick Thin to thick
Weld Quality High integrity High integrity Good to High
Skill Level Advanced Intermediate to advanced Beginner to intermediate
Equipment Cost High Moderate to high Moderate

Note: Please note that the characteristics mentioned here are general guidelines and may vary depending on specific equipment, settings, and techniques used in each welding process. Additionally, copper is a highly conductive metal, and its welding properties may differ from other metals, so it’s essential to consider the specific requirements and applications when choosing a welding method for copper.

Cleaning Samples

Our copper laser welding machines are engineered to meet the most demanding industrial requirements. Laser welding technology can handle complex designs and delicate copper components, and applications in industries ranging from electronics to construction require welding solutions that ensure superior performance and reliability. By harnessing the power of laser welding technology, we have taken copper welding to new heights, achieving seamless joints and superior strength in every weld.
Laser Welding Sample of Copper
Laser Welding Sample of Copper
Laser Welding Sample of Copper
Laser Welding Sample of Copper

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, laser welding machines can weld copper and copper alloys. Because of its high thermal conductivity and reflectivity, copper is considered a challenging material to solder using traditional soldering methods. However, laser welding can overcome these difficulties by utilizing a highly focused and high-powered laser beam to create precise and efficient welds.

Laser welding machines provide an effective solution for the welding of copper materials. These machines use a high-power laser generator to produce a concentrated beam of light to heat the surface of the material, allowing precise control of the welding process. The laser energy is absorbed by the copper, causing local melting and fusion of the metal. As a result, laser welding can produce strong and reliable welds on copper and copper alloy components.

The main advantage of laser welding is the ability to provide a concentrated and controlled source of heat, reducing the heat-affected zone and minimizing deformation and damage to surrounding materials. In addition, laser welding allows precise control of welding parameters, making it suitable for welding thin and delicate copper parts without compromising their integrity.

The success of laser welding copper depends on the specific type and thickness of the copper material, as well as the parameters and settings of the laser welding machine. As with any welding process, proper calibration and expertise contribute to the best welding results. Therefore, a skilled operator and proper machine calibration are essential to obtain the best results when welding copper materials.

The cost of a copper laser welding machine can vary widely, including make, model, specifications, and additional features. In general, laser welding machines are considered high-end equipment, so they tend to cost more when compared to traditional welding machines.

For a basic entry-level copper laser welding machine, expect prices to be around $4,500 to $15,000. These machines usually have lower power ratings and fewer advanced features. Prices can range from $20,000 to $50,000 for a top-of-the-line, high-powered copper laser welding machine with advanced features. These machines are designed for industrial-scale applications and demanding projects requiring the highest precision and efficiency.

The price of a laser welding machine is also influenced by the size of the work area, the level of precision required, the brand reputation, and the country of origin. Some manufacturers offer custom solutions, which may further affect the final cost. When considering purchasing a copper laser welding machine, your specific needs and requirements need to be assessed, taking into account factors such as throughput, complexity of welding tasks, and materials you plan to use.

Also, the purchase cost of the machine is not the only consideration, there are other factors to consider such as maintenance and service costs, training, warranty, and technical support. Additionally, the cost of consumables such as laser optics and gases should be considered when evaluating the overall investment.

With the advancement of technology and the development of market competition, the price of copper laser welding machines will also change accordingly. If you want the most accurate and up-to-date information on current prices and available models, you can contact us at any time. AccTek Laser engineers will provide a personalized quote based on your specific requirements.

For laser welding copper, a protective shielding gas is typically used to prevent oxidation and ensure a clean, high-quality weld. The most commonly used shielding gas for laser welding copper is argon (Ar) or a mixture of argon and helium (He).

Argon is often preferred for copper welding because it provides excellent protection against oxidation and minimizes heat-affected zone (HAZ) effects. It is inert, non-reactive, and offers good thermal conductivity, helping to maintain consistent weld quality and minimize distortion.

Helium can also be mixed with argon to improve the weld penetration and increase the welding speed. Helium has higher thermal conductivity compared to argon, which can help distribute heat more effectively and reduce the risk of overheating the workpiece.

The choice between pure argon and an argon-helium mixture depends on the specific welding requirements, such as the desired weld penetration depth, welding speed, and overall weld quality. It’s essential to maintain a consistent and high-quality shielding gas flow during the welding process to ensure optimal weld performance and prevent contamination or oxidation of the weld pool.

Laser welding machines can weld copper, but the maximum thickness of copper that can be effectively welded depends on several factors, including laser power, beam quality, and specific welding conditions. Here’s a general guideline based on laser power:

These specifications outline the range of copper thicknesses within which each laser power level can effectively weld copper. It’s important to note that these are approximate guidelines, and the actual maximum thickness that can be welded may vary based on the specific machine’s capabilities and the welding parameters used.

Laser welding copper can be challenging due to some of its inherent properties and the characteristics of the laser welding process. Here are some reasons why welding copper with a laser can be difficult:

  • High Thermal Conductivity: Copper is one of the most thermally conductive materials among metals. This means that heat is quickly conducted away from the weld zone, making it difficult to achieve sufficient heat concentration for melting and fusion. High thermal conductivity results in shallow weld penetration and poor joint quality.
  • Reflectivity: Copper is highly reflective of infrared radiation, the primary wavelength used in many laser welding processes. This reflectivity causes a significant portion of the laser energy to be reflected away from the workpiece, reducing the energy available for welding and making it more difficult to obtain a stable molten pool.
  • Oxidation Sensitivity: Copper easily reacts with oxygen at high temperatures to form copper oxide on the surface. This oxide layer inhibits wetting and fusion during welding, resulting in defects such as porosity or lack of fusion. Effective shielding and protection against atmospheric contamination can prevent oxidation and maintain welding quality.
  • Material Purity: The presence of impurities or oxide layers on the copper surface can further increase its reflectivity and make welding more challenging. These impurities can cause defects such as lack of fusion, porosity, or surface contamination in the weld.
  • Thermal Expansion: Copper has a relatively high coefficient of thermal expansion, which means it expands and contracts significantly with temperature changes. This thermal expansion can cause workpiece deformation and warping during welding, especially with thicker materials or complex geometries.

Meeting these challenges requires careful selection of laser parameters such as power, pulse duration, and beam focus, as well as appropriate protective gas atmosphere and surface treatment techniques. Additionally, advanced laser systems with higher power levels and specialized capabilities may be required to effectively weld copper, especially for thicker materials or more demanding applications. While laser welding copper can be challenging, it is possible with the right equipment, technology, and process optimization.

Equipment Selection

At AccTek Laser, we understand that different businesses have different needs, which is why we offer you a range of models to choose from. Whether you need a fully enclosed laser cover, an exchange worktable, or both, we have a machine for you. Take your cutting capabilities to the next level by investing in our fiber laser cutting machines.

Why Choose AccTek Laser

Factory Presets Ensure Optimal Welding

Unparalleled Expertise

With years of experience in laser welding technology, we have honed our expertise to provide cutting-edge solutions tailored to your unique needs. Our team of skilled engineers and technicians has the in-depth knowledge to ensure you get the perfect laser welding machine for your specific application.

Compact And Safe

Comprehensive Support And Service

At AccTek Laser, we build strong relationships with our clients. Our dedicated support team provides prompt assistance and after-sales service to keep your laser welding machine running at its best for years to come. Your satisfaction is our top priority and we will help you every step of the way.

Quick And Easy Setup

Strict Quality Control

Quality is the cornerstone of our manufacturing process. Every laser welding machine is rigorously tested and adhered to strict quality control standards, ensuring that the product you receive meets the highest industry benchmarks. Our dedication to quality ensures you get a machine that performs consistently and delivers perfect welds every time.

Operator Safety Features

Cost-Effective Solution

We understand the importance of cost efficiency in today’s competitive landscape. Our laser welding machines can provide excellent value for your investment, minimizing downtime and reducing operating costs while maximizing productivity and efficiency.

Customer Reviews

4 reviews for Copper Laser Welding Machine

  1. Hanna

    Reliable performance, and consistent weld quality. Simplifies complex welding jobs. Highly recommended for industrial use.

  2. Mustafa

    Impressed with its durability and performance. Makes welding tasks effortless. Highly recommended for manufacturing.

  3. Tess

    Effortlessly handles intricate welds. Saves time and improves efficiency. Essential for our production workflow.

  4. Somchai

    Streamlines our welding process. Easy to operate, delivers high-quality welds consistently. A valuable addition to our workshop.

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