Following its appointment as the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for Portugal-based WID Innovations, Graphtec GB has added the latest WID C Series of dual-laser engraving/cutting systems to its increasingly diverse range of finishing solutions. Available in a choice of four different-sized models (the 500, 700, 900 and 1000), the machines are robustly constructed and of a compact design to facilitate installation in production areas where space may be at a premium.
The C Series of machines have respective processing areas of 700 x 500, 1000 x 700, 1300 x 900 and 1300 x 900mm, with variable cutting speeds of up to 90,000mm/min. They incorporate CO2 tube – and, on selective models, RF (Radio Frequency) – lasers, sourced through partnerships forged with leading specialist laser manufacturers, with power ratings ranging from 60W up to 120W. The systems are supplied with dedicated multi-tool software, are compatible with AI, DST, PLT, BMP and DXF graphic file formats and provide USB and Network connectivity.
Key design features include automatic temperature and air control systems and smoke/dust extraction and waste retrieval units. An autofocus-empowered CCD camera ensures precise material/object recognition, adjustment and alignment to accommodate the most complex applications likely to be encountered.
Developed to accommodate the varying skill levels of both entry-level and seasoned professional operatives, and in applications for which conventional CNC routing/cutting/engraving systems are not suitable, the WID C Series of machines will laser cut and/or engrave a wide range of disparate materials, including various natural woods used primarily for the decoration of and/or marquetry applied to furniture and fittings.