Miyachi Unitek Introduces Sigma Laser Tube Cutter MONROVIA, CA – Miyachi Unitek Corporation, a leading manufacturer of welding equipment and laser processing systems, announces the availability of its Sigma Laser Tube Cutter gas assist fine laser cutting system, ideal for precision cutting of stainless steels (300 and 400 series, 17-4, 17-7), MP35N (cobalt-chrome steel alloy),and Nitinol, used frequently in the medical device and battery industries. The Sigma Laser Tube Cutter features high speed direct drive stages that maximize throughput. Multi axis options allow users to customize the tube cutter according to the cutting application for both on and off axis cut geometries. A user friendly interface with intuitive icons and customizable options provides easy navigation and programming for either program editing or execution. Featuring excellent beam quality, high pulse repetition rates and precise control of heat input, the fiber laser is the ideal source for high speed precision cutting. Integrated X and Theta (lathe) axes provide direct drive technology with high dynamic precision performance, delivering the highest accelerations and operating speeds. The Sigma is durable and robust, with lathe stages mounted directly to a granite base and the vertical and horizontal stages mounted to a heavy duty gantry, also secured to the granite base. Using Miyachi Unitek’s proprietary position-based laser firing control algorithm, the Sigma Laser Tube Cutter can maintain extremely precise pulse overlap during multiple linear and rotary axes of coordinated motion. Users can select the best laser source based on specific application and material requirements. The versatile Sigma Laser Tube Cutter can be used with either wet or dry operations. Tubes with small diameters are cooled using a unique self-contained water system, featuring flow and level sensors to monitor operation. Lathe stages and connections are sealed for wet operation. The unit is available with either a Class 1 or Class 4 enclosure system, depending upon what is needed to meet integration and load speed requirements. About Amada Miyachi America Since 1948, Amada Miyachi America, Inc. has worked to achieve one goal: to solve customer’s manufacturing challenges. Knowing there is no one solution that fits all, the company strives to provide customers with innovative and reliable manufacturing technology solutions in an effort to be their single source provider. Amada Miyachi America manufactures equipment and systems for resistance welding, laser welding, laser marking, laser cutting, hermetic sealing and hot bar reflow soldering and bonding. The company serves a wide range of markets including medical devices, battery, aerospace, automotive and electronic components. Amada Miyachi America is an ISO9001 certified company. Contact Amada Miyachi America at [email protected]. Learn more about the company’s products and services at www.amadamiyachi.com.