Application Note

Utilizing A New Autofocus Technique For Laser Systems With Optimet's Non-Contact Distance Sensors

Source: Ophir Photonics

Utilizing A New Autofocus Technique For Laser Systems With Optimet's Non-Contact Distance Sensors

By Roei Yiftah, Industrial Product Manager, and Moshe Danziger, Application Engineer, Ophir Photonics

Many of today’s conventional marking, welding, drilling, and cutting laser systems have the challenge of focusing the laser accurately on the object’s surface. As the demand for faster and more precise manufacturing processes increase, the need to control the focal point of a laser becomes much more critical. This application note discusses a new laser measurement method that integrates Optimet sensors into laser systems, offering the benefits of autofocus capabilities while upgrading a number of system performances. Download the full article for more information.