laser machine work conditions

The perfect environment
for your laser

Create the perfect environment for your laser machine

With a just few tips and tricks, you can create the ideal conditions and environment for your laser machine – regardless of the season.


Ideal environment conditions:

The following conditions are ideal for Trotec laser machines:

  • Room temperature between +15 °C and +25 °C
  • Relative humidity between 40% and 70% 

You should also protect the device from direct sunlight.


Cold environments

In colder environments, overnight or even daytime temperatures may fall below below the recommended conditions. This can lead to condensation in the laser tube and thus to damage. In addition, greases and oils can harden, affecting the mechanical parts.

But with just a few tips and tricks you can avoid these problems.

Our tips for cold environments

Install a frost guard on the heater to keep the room temperature from falling below the optimal +15 °C. Another idea is to warm up the room slowly before using the laser.

Do not place the laser too close to the heat source, since the warm air could be drawn in as cooling air, causing the laser to shut down due to overheating.

Do you have a water-cooled device?

Wrap it overnight into an insulating hood in order to maintain the temperature. If the coolant is at a temperature below +15 °C, the machine cannot be switched on, for safety reasons.


Hot environments

In warmer climates, laser devices are exposed to the heat of the sun as well as the cold from air conditioning systems. Unfortunately either can lead to problems. High ambient temperature, in particular, can adversely affect functionality.

But with our tips all this should be no problem! Use the following tips to avoid these problems.

Summer tips for your laser:

  • Avoid direct sunlight. If your laser is located near a window, close the blinds or shutters.
  • Do not place the laser and its accessories directly into the air flow from an air conditioner either, as this could cool down the parts excessively.
  • Good air circulation in the room avoids heat build-up – so just open the window once in a while and ventilate.

Further information

Need more help?

Contact the Trotec service hotline where our friendly and qualified laser experts will assist you with any questions or problems.

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