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TruLaser Cell 3000, unique and universal
TruLaser Cell 3000, unique and universal
Laser welding systems

TruLaser Cell 3000

Unique and universal

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    Highly productive and versatile 5-axis laser machine

    With the compact and high-precision 5-axis laser machine TruLaser Cell 3000 you can weld and cut in two or three dimensions. In addition, the 3D laser machine is also ideal for laser metal deposition (LMD). From prototypes to large-scale series production with extensive automation, this multi-talented machine displays its superiority across the board. This applies in particular to cost-effective laser processing of small to medium-sized components with top quality.

    Process flexibility

    Welding, cutting, and LMD through simple and fast process adapter changes

    Simple to automate

    For higher quantities the machine can be automated very simply in line with the customer's specific requirements.

    Individual fixture technology

    Tailor-made fixture concepts with sophisticated clamping systems and sensor systems from a single source.

    Modular construction

    Easy to retrofit or upgrade with a large number of options and processing optics.


    The repetition accuracy of up to < 5 µm sets new standards.

    Extremely large work area

    Use the full work area for large installations and comprehensive automation systems.

    TruLaser Cell 3000 – unique and universal
    TruLaser Cell 3000 – laser welding of transmission components
    TruLaser Cell 3000 - Automatisiertes Laserschneiden von Messern bei Zwilling
    TruLaser Cell 3000 – automated laser cutting of knives at Zwilling
    Ergonomic and user-friendly control for the TruLaser Cell 3000
    Extremely user-friendly and ergonomic

    You can operate the TruLaser Cell 3000 intuitively and easily with the interface developed by TRUMPF on the basis of the Siemens 840D solutionline. During cutting, you can use the cutting parameters stored on the control system and optimized by TRUMPF for the most common laser types, material types, and material thicknesses.

    TruLaser Cell 3000 motion unit
    Highly dynamic motion unit

    The machine is equipped with highly dynamic linear direct drives. These enable fast and precise positioning and operate almost entirely wear-free. Another advantage is that with the boom construction with up to four axes (X, Y, Z, and B axis) directly in the beam, you can very easily automate the laser machine for high quantities.

    TruLaser Cell 3000, FocusLine variable zoom optics
    FocusLine Professional variable zoom optics

    The TruLaser Cell 3000 has a unique optics system for automatic adjustment of the focal diameter and focal position. There is no need to change the optics. Depending on the processing task – deep welding, heat conduction welding, cutting thick and thin sheets, or LMD – it is possible to implement variable, program-controlled aspect ratios.

    TruLaser Cell 3000, ultimate accuracy
    Measurement system for ultimate accuracy

    The direct, absolute measurement system with glass scale performs the positioning measurements for the X/Y axis. For the Z axis the measurement system with rotor position sensor is integrated in the motor. Additional evaluation of the axis position is performed by absolute encoders. No reference run is necessary when starting up the control.

    TruLaser Cell 3000, simple automation
    Simple to automate

    In two-station operation with a rotary table you can produce and set up at the same time. This is particularly recommended for high quantities. In addition, a single loading and unloading position facilitates component handling. On request, robots can even take care of loading and unloading your parts. Side accessibility to the TruLaser Cell 3000 is excellent. This also enables smooth integration of the machine in complete production lines, including linear transfer and workpiece exchange systems.

    Laser-welded gear differential

    Deep welding

    The 3D laser machine, TruLaser Cell 3000, is well-suited for deep welding where a very high power density, of approximately 1 megawatt per square centimeter is required. Deep welding offers high efficiency and high welding speeds. The high speed means that the heat-affected zone is small and distortion is minimal. This process is used for applications requiring high welding depths or in cases where multiple material layers are to be welded at the same time. A typical example in which this process is used is the laser welding of an automotive gear differential.

    Laser-welded control gear

    Laser-welded control gear

    If a component is worn as a result of high temperatures, pressure, abrasion, or moisture, it is not always necessary to replace the entire component. Laser metal deposition is a fast and cost-effective alternative to manufacturing a new part.

    Laser-processed electromagnetic water pump coupling

    Laser cutting and welding

    The TruLaser Cell 3000 is used both to cut slots and to perform welding on the electromagnetic water pump coupling. The fast process adapter change means that the TruLaser Cell 3000 is extremely flexible in terms of processes.

    Laser-cut stator plates

    Laser-cut stator plates

    Laser cutting makes almost any contour shape possible – even intricate and complex ones – without the need for tool changes. The edges are smooth and burr-free, so there is no need for post-processing. Due to the small size of the heat-affected zone, there is virtually no distortion. Laser cutting is used particularly on metals: steels, aluminum, and alloys.

    Components of an operating table

    Operating table

    Components such as the head plate of an operating table used to be milled in a lengthy and complex process. With the aid of the TruLaser Cell 3000, the component can now be welded together from two laser-cut components, offering up cost savings in the process.

    Laser-cut kitchen knives

    Laser-cut kitchen knives

    Kitchen knives used to be stamped. This led to high tool wear and high tool costs. In addition, whenever the contour was changed the tool had to be changed. The result of this was extensive non-productive time and downtime. Today, lasers are a universal, wear-free tool that bring significant reductions in terms of cost and time. If the contour is changed, e.g. to a different knife geometry, then all that needs to be done is to change the program. In addition, there is no tool wear.

    Laser-cut heat protection sheet for exhaust gas systems

    Heat protection sheet

    Using the 3D laser processing of the TruLaser Cell 3000, heat protection sheets for exhaust gas systems can be laser cut, for example. As a result of the precise light from the tool, neat edges are produced and there is no heat distortion.

    TruLaser Cell 3000
    Axis travel range  
    X axis travel range 800 mm
    Y axis travel range 600 mm
    Z axis travel range 400 mm
    B axis travel range ± 135 °
    Maximum axis speeds  
    Max axis speed, axially parallel in X 50 m/min
    Max axis speed, axially parallel in Y 50 m/min
    Max axis speed, axially parallel in Z 50 m/min
    Max. axis speed, simultaneous 85 m/min
    Max axis speed of B axis 120 RPM
    Max. axis acceleration  
    Max. axis acceleration, axially parallel in X 10 m/s²
    Max. axis acceleration, axially parallel in Y 10 m/s²
    Max. axis acceleration, axially parallel in Z 10 m/s²
    Max. axis acceleration, simultaneous 17 m/s²
    Max. axis acceleration of B axis 130 rad/s²
    Positioning accuracy  
    Positioning accuracy of linear axes (X, Y, Z) 0.015 mm
    Positioning accuracy of rotary axes (B) 0.02 °
    Repeatability R  
    Repeat accuracy of linear axes 0.01 mm
    Repeat accuracy of rotary axes 0.01 °
    Max. laser output 8000 W
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    Technical data sheet

    The technical data of all product versions as a download.

    Numerous options make working with the TruLaser Cell 3000 not only easier, but, due to reduced non-productive times, also noticeably quicker and therefore more productive.

    TruLaser Cell 3000 with rotary table
    Rotary table

    The rotational changer enables loading and unloading parallel to production at quantities above 100,000 pieces/a. The resulting two-station operation leads to high-yielding production. As a result, two-station operation enables highly productive manufacturing: cycle times are shortened and non-productive times are reduced.

    TRUMPF image processing – trust in your process

    The intuitively operated image processing system VisionLine automatically detects geometric features on the component, such as joint gaps or edges. If required, it then corrects the NC program, providing you with maximized process reliability, increased quality for your components, and savings in terms of time and costs.

    TruLaser Cell 3000, workpiece axis
    Additional workpiece axis W1

    With the additional workpiece axis (positioning axis in Z direction, 12 in. stroke) you can also process large 3D components, which can be up to 250% larger. The maximum 3D component size is increased as a result to a diameter of 600 x 520 mm. This allows you to make the best possible use of the work area and provides maximum flexibility for your production.

    Simple programming with the aid of the teach panel
    Teach panel

    With the ergonomic teach panel you can program quickly and intuitively directly on the workpiece. The axes are precisely actuated via the 6D mouse. In the process, the integrated display will visualize all pending actions for you, and due to the utility programs you can create the tool path safely and quickly.

    TruLaser Cell 3000, variable clamping system
    Variable clamping system

    The variable clamping system of the TruLaser Cell 3000 allows you to take full advantage of all of the options of a unique and flexible workspace management system. The hole matrix system helps you to achieve reproducible fixture set ups. Not only can you easily adjust the working height to suit your own requirements and the processing task in hand, but for applications with large space requirements you can remove the clamping system quickly and easily.

    Seitliche Hubtür der TruLaser Cell 3000
    Side lifting doors

    For loading and unloading from the side you can equip the TruLaser Cell 3000 with automatic side lifting doors. This enables the unit to be connected to transfer systems or for components to be loaded by a robot. The short opening and closing times ensure that non-productive time is minimized while productivity is maximized in automated working environments.

    High Accuracy axis system

    Thanks to a special measurement and compensation process in the axis system, the machine is capable of operating with the same accuracy as a measuring machine. This enables you to implement high-precision laser processing tasks. The repetition accuracy is below 5 µm.

    TruTops Cell

    TruTops Cell is an offline programming system for 3D laser processing. With this system you can create programs parallel to production, i.e. while production is running on the machine. TruTops Cell works with a large amount of 3D CAD data and includes the entire technological knowledge of TRUMPF. Important simulations such as collision checks or path optimization are performed directly in the programming system. The software is compatible with all TRUMPF 3D machines and machining processes.

    TruTops Boost Key Visual

    TruTops Boost

    With TruTops Boost you can get the best out of your TruLaser Cell 3000 for 2D processing. Automated processes and wizards make day-to-day working with TruTops simple and efficient. The system autonomously generates, for example, looping or roundings on corners, and generates piercing points and approach and return paths. The software positions the parts to be cut in the best possible way. In the process, TruTops Boost means that the laser machine automatically uses appropriate parameters. Interfaces to leading CAD systems allow parts drawings to be quickly imported. However, with an integrated design module you can also create drawings yourself in no time at all.

    Software Prozesskreis


    The extensive range of TruTops software supports you throughout the entire production process. Control your operational workflow in a simple and targeted manner, from managing your customer orders and purchasing processes to delivery of the produced parts. Through the direct coupling with the machine control, you can keep a constant eye on the status of your orders.

    Depending on the application you can choose from a wide range of solid-state lasers and select the perfect one for your needs. The TruLaser Cell 3000 can be equipped with all fiber-guided TRUMPF solid-state lasers with laser powers up to 8 kW. Higher laser power performance is available on request.

    TruDisk, maximum performance from the disk

    Maximum performance from the disk

    TruDiode – the energy-efficient diode laser

    The energy-efficient diode laser

    TruFiber fiber laser

    Precision laser for delicate work


    Pulsed peak power in the multi-kilowatt range for spot welding and seam welding

    TruMicro Series 7000, built for maximum performance.
    TruMicro Series 7000

    Built for maximum performance

    Focusing optics adapt the properties of the laser beam to the relevant task. The diverse modular optics kit has proven itself over years of use and is a perfect match for the TruLaser Cell 3000 due to its compact design.

    Focusing optics

    Regardless of whether you are welding, cutting, ablating, heat treating, or drilling, you can count on high-quality process results with robust focusing optics from TRUMPF.

    BEO D70 focusing optics with observation camera, crossjet, and aerator nozzle
    BEO D70

    Large working distances with small focal diameters

    Programmable focusing optics

    The ideal optics for remote processing

    The TruFiber has an interface to connect TRUMPF processing optics, such as the PFO 20.
    PFO 14

    Welding and drilling with the programmable focusing optics PFO

    Programmable focusing optics PFO 20
    PFO 20

    Welding and drilling with the programmable focusing optics PFO

    TRUMPF processing optics
    PFO 33

    Welding and drilling with the programmable focusing optics PFO

    This product range and information may vary depending on the country. Subject to changes to technology, equipment, price, and range of accessories. Please get in touch with your local contact person to find out whether the product is available in your country.

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