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Last update: January 2020

Optical and Mechanical Specifications

180 Watt Carbon Dioxide laser, 'OEM' version : $18,500
Within the United States, 'OEM' products are sold to 'Equipment Manufacturers' only. Sale of 'OEM' designated lasers to 'non OEM' users is prohibited by law.
Sealed CO2 Laser System PLX180   180Watt laserClick to enlarge
PLX180 is a packaged system of two 100 Watt laser tubes mounted side-by-side and the beams are added together. It is NOT a single tube. To get 180 Watts from a single glass tube, its length must be ~9 feet (275 cm) long and if anyone tells you otherwise, Trust but Verify . Buy a Power Meter and measure the power BUT make sure the tube is returnable or else you have paid for a whopper !!
Output Power 180 Watt, +/-5%
Mode Quality TEMoo, 90% Purity
Ellipticity   <1.1
Beam Diameter 8 mm
Beam Divergence (full angle) 3mr
Wavelength 10.59µm
Power Stability (after 60 sec) ±5%
Polarization Cross Polarized
Heat Load (max) 1800 Watt
Flow Rate (18-22°C) 1.2 GPM
Input Voltage / Current 220VAC / 9A
Dimensions, laser head
74 x 10 x 6 inch
188 x 25.4 x 15.2 cm
Dimensions, DC supply
15 x 19 x 6.5 inch
38 x 48 x 17 cm
Weight, laser head 60 lbs / 27 kg
Weight, DC supply 25 lbs / 12 kg

PLX180-OEM systems are OEM configuration (do not include keyswitch).
Beam specifications measured at 1/e².
Specifications subject to change without notice

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