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Advantages of 2D laser cutting machines | TRUMPF

The benefits of TRUMPF laser cutting machines

How to use smart functions to fully utilise your machine's laser power

2D laser cutting machines from TRUMPF. We focused on your needs when we developed our laser flatbed machines. Cutting times were therefore not the only priority. We help you to get the most out of your system. Whichever TRUMPF laser cutting system you choose, the bottom line is that we provide you with a coherent complete package made up of the machine, the solid-state laser or CO2 laser, automation and software – all from a one-stop supplier.

1. Set up

Shorten the set-up process and permanently convert power into output. Smart functions from TRUMPF prevent process disruptions caused by typical laser cutting issues such as contaminated lenses or incorrectly adjusted metal sheets. You can find several examples here:

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2. Production

Quickly cut parts at top quality on your laser cutting machine with virtually no previous knowledge. Smart technologies enable you to benefit even more from the advantages of laser beams.

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3. Sorting

After cutting comes sorting, generally a time-consuming and tedious work step. Smart functions help you to perform the sorting function on your TRUMPF laser cutting machine in the quickest time possible.

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4. Starting the follow-on process

Get the most out of your laser cutting machine by thinking about the next process step while cutting. Our synchronised functions make this possible.

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The CoolLine function enables the laser cutting of filigree parts and tight contours in thick mild steel by keeping workpieces cool during cutting.

Collision protection
Smart collision prevention

Your cutting heads are kept safe with collision protection which protects your laser cutting machine from the impact of collisions. Smart Collision helps to prevent collisions from happening in the first place.

One-cutting-head strategy

The one-cutting head strategy greatly reduces setup times and enables any sheet thickness to be processed using the same cutting head.

TruLaser Tube 5000, PierceLine controls the piercing process

Too much spatter residue at the piercing spot? It's a thing of the past with PierceLine. PierceLine enables you to make precise piercing holes with minimum spatter residue extremely quickly. It pierces only to the depth required. You benefit from a higher part quality and shorter part times.


Cutting parameters are automatically adjusted to match material quality. With AdjustLine, any material quality can be reliably cut so that rejects and material costs are reduced.

Smart collision prevention
BrightLine fiber assistance system

Collisions and microjoints can be safely and cleverly prevented on your laser cutting machine with smart collision prevention. The order of manufactured parts and inner contours is calculated so that the laser bypasses those parts at risk of tipping.

BrigthLine fiber
Sample part, BrightLine fiber

Do you wish to produce filigree contours and tiny piercing holes with minimal spatter? You can rely on excellent edge quality in any sheet thickness by combining BrightLine fibre with your solid-state machine.


Starting the follow-on process

Faster and more independent: TruLaser machines are constantly evolving

As a leading supplier for laser cutters, we are constantly working to further develop our machines and laser cutting technology. We are working not only on the speed of the machines, but also on the processes involving cutting. How can I sort faster? How can I reduce waiting times? Two of our solutions are presented here:

TruLaser Center 7030: the full-service laser machine

The TruLaser Center takes care of the entire process – from the drawing right up to the sorted part. It sorts both small and large parts fully automatically and parallel to production at that. Choose between productivity and process reliability is not necessary, because you have both.

Active Speed Control: a milestone in autonomous laser cutting

The laser cutting machine of tomorrow: the operator stands at the controls while the machine virtually operates all by itself. The first step to achieving this is Active Speed Control, a system that monitors the cutting process and independently regulates feed rates. The cut and quality is then constant even when a panel's thickness fluctuates or there are paint residues or rust on a sheet.

(Almost) endless possibilities: Laser processing with TRUMPF

Our laser portfolio extends much further than just 2D laser processing. Marking of different materials, laser welding and 3D printing are just a few of the many options the laser tool provides. Our 3D laser cutting machines are also particularly fascinating. In the example shown here, you see how a TRUMPF laser can make cooking knives really sharp.

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