Which laser is the right one for my needs?
At Trotec, I am resposnsible for our customers and employees as part of the Trotec Academy. The questions mentioned above, are relative for almost any prospective customer who is considering the purchase of a laser. I have the fortune of being able to accompany many of our prospective customers through their purchase making decisions. This starts long before the purchase actually takes place, by dealing with a prospective customers specific application requests or answering questions about their materials, or even simply providing more information. These initial consultations take place at Trotec open days, trade shows, in our demo centres or at virtual product demos. I am also involved in active exchanges with our customers as a part of our Trotec Academy training program, and this enables me to gain insight into their business development.
There is no blanket answer as to which laser machine is “the best”. But there are a number of important questions you should ask yourself before you buy a laser machine. What exactly do I want to do with the laser? Which specific materials do I want to process? How much laser power do I need? How easy is it to use a laser for cutting and engraving? I would like to give you three personal tips: