End Cap 2540

CO2 laser-based fiber splicer for large diameter optical elements.

  • Splicing of large optical elements with different shapes
  • Splicing of large diameter end caps (e.g. 0.5" or 1")
  • Splicing of end caps with antireflection (AR) coating
  • Fibers from 125µm up to 2.5mm
  • Low insertion losses
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Machine key features

CO2-laser heat source
  • Splicing of thin fibers with large end caps
  • Splicing of AR-coated end caps
  • Precisely temperature-controlled heating process
  • Reliable splice connections
  • Contamination-free splice connections
  • Precisely adjustable process temperature
  • No maintenance and calibration of heat source (advantage against electrodes and filaments)
  • High mechanical strength of splice connections
  • No process gases or compressed air
Automation technology
  • Open PC-based Beckhoff automation technology
  • PC-based real-time controller with windows interface
  • High process reproducibility (real-time process control)
  • Permanent recording and control of process data
  • Easy export and evaluation of process data, pictures and videos
  • Easy machine integration in existing infrastructure
  • Customized user surface
  • Interface for SAP-System
  • Connection to all common fieldbuses
  • Data communication with user interfaces and other programs (Microsoft standards: OPC, OCX, DLL, etc.)
Applications
  • AR-coated fiber end caps
  • Fiber laser and amplifier
  • Beam delivery
  • Easy and stable high power fiber coupling
  • Large optical elements for beam shaping
  • Industrial, Scientific, Optical Metrology, Astronomy
  • Photonics, Telecom, Biomedical, Quantum technology
  • Diode Lasers, LED, OLED
  • Laser material processing
Technical data
Laser power
50W
Automation technology
Open PC-based Beckhoff technology
(windows interface)
Fiber diameters
125µm up to 2.5mm
Fiber type
Single- and multi-mode fiber
End cap diameter
> 5mm
Process temperature control
±15°C (at 1800°C)
Dimensions
1200 x 550 x 450mm (L x W x H)
Operation conditions
15°C to 40°C
Optical inspection
High resolution camera
Option
Automatic test of tensile strength after splicing process

All listed parameters are typical values specified at room temperature. Specifications are subject to change without notice.