Which laser is the right one for me?
At Trotec, I am responsible for our customers and employees as part of Trotec Academy. The most common questions we get asked, is about the concern of almost every prospective customer who is thinking of buying a laser. I am fortunate enough to be in the position of accompanying many of our prospective customers through their purchase decision. This journey stars long before the purchase - whether a prospective customer has a special application request or questions about his materials or simply wants more information. These initial conversations take place at Trotec in-house events, trade fairs, in our demo centers or during online product demos. As part of our Trotec Academy training program, I am also constantly engaging with our customers and because of this, I have direct insight into their business development and needs.
There is no general answer as to which laser machine is “the best”. There are however, a number of questions you should ask yourself before you buy a laser machine. Questions like - What do you want to do with the laser? Which materials do you want to process? Which laser power is the right one for me? How easy is it to use a laser for cutting and engraving? At this point in the conversation, I would like to give you three personal tips: