Large format Industrial laser cutter and engraver
The Optiflex Is Kern’s Flagship High Performance Laser System.
The OptiFlex is Kern’s flagship large format laser system. The HyperDual motion package debuts on the OptiFlex and is setting the standard for large format laser cutting and engraving across the world.. This improved motion system features a rack and pinion design and powerful servo motors at each side of the laser table. Cut acceleration rates are up to three times faster with a 100% increase in top end vector speed. The X axis has also been upgraded with twin linear rails and a thicker steel reinforced belt.
Whether you are a sign shop, metal fabricator or educational institute the OptiFlex laser system should be your machine of choice!
Laser Classification: Class 4 CO2 Laser
Laser Wattage: 100 – 650 watts
*Positioning Accuracy: +/- 0.002 in/ft
Repeatability: +/- 0.0005 in/ft
Work Area*: 52″ x 50″ – 86″ x 144″
Footprint (W x L x H): 74″ x 87″ x 53″ – 112″ x 181″ x 53″
**Part Clearance: 3″
Electrical: 230v/1ph, 230v/3ph, 415v/3ph CE, 480v/3ph
*Mapped Table under controlled conditions
**Custom gantry heights by request.
OptiFlex Laser Cutting & Engraving System
If your shop requires a large-format laser solution, the OptiFlex could be your next machine of choice.
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Kern’s CO2 laser systems can be equipped with innovative metal cutting technology. The metal cutting option allows for accurate cutting of sheet metals like stainless steel, mild steel, aluminum, and brass.
To learn more about the Metal Cutting, please watch this video and visit our Metal Cutting page.
ABOUT KCAM LASER SOFTWARE
KCAM® is a laser cutting and engraving software package developed by Kern’s in-house software development team. Through years of research and customer feedback, KCAM has developed into an industry-leading laser control software.
KCAM can be linked with popular design softwares such as CorelDRAW®, AutoCAD® and Adobe Illustrator®, allowing for hundreds of file types to be processed.A convenient user interface provides operators with complete control of the laser systems cutting and engraving parameters. Kern’s customers have access to the latest KCAM software upgrades from our website.
Whether you’re cutting thick acrylic or a thin delicate textile, be ensured that KCAM will provide you with the laser control required for quick and accurate results.
Kern has teamed up with Geneva Capital to bring you great new finance options. Financing makes it easy to get the equipment you need, while experiencing the benefits and tax savings of leasing.
Case Study - Laser Etch Technologies, Buffalo, MN
Owner Tim Pawelk of “Laser Etch Technologies” roots run deep with Kern Laser Systems. A customer since 1999, Laser Etch currently uses four Kern lasers that have been instrumental in achieving worldwide attention. Such projects included teaming up with renowned Tibetan artist Rinchen Dorgee. Dorgee was instrumental in the creation of the throne the Dalai Lama used during his visit to Minneapolis/St. Paul in May of 2001. The throne was also recently used for His Holiness when he visited Minneapolis this year to celebrate the Tibetan New Year.
Around Minnesota, Tim has also done amazing work. Most notably, his wood etching and engraving can be seen in the Legends Club area located at Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins.
Baseball fans would recognize Pawelk’s grand slam work located at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins. This creative wonder that includes both etching and engraving can be seen in the Legends Club and press box areas of the stadium.
Pawelk allows that the Kern Laser Systems has provided him with the needed tools to think outside the box and grow his business through the wide range of capabilities found in a Kern laser.
He has been able to do a variety of projects with his Kern Lasers that he’s sure he wouldn’t be able to do with the use of some of the competitors’ laser systems. Some of his projects have drawn attention not only in the United States, but also worldwide. In 2001, Tim Pawlek and Laser Etch teamed up with renowned Tibetan artist Rinchen Dorgee. Rinchen was the main artist involved with the creating of the Dalai Lama’s throne his visit to the Twin Cities in May of 2001. The throne was recently used for his holiness when he visited Minneapolis this year to celebrate the Tibetan New Year. (Insert pictures of the throne)
To hear more about Laser Etch’s projects, as well as their experience with Kern Laser Systems, click on our video link for Laser Etch’s exclusive customer testimonial.