FlashLite WD Laser Modules

Focused on the Future of Packaging

With the FlashLite™ laser module, Preco has once again shown it is focused on the future of packaging. The FlashLite modules offer laser scoring and laser micro- perforating for easy-opening, easy-fill and easy-breathe packaging. The compact size and unparalleled flexibility of the FlashLite enables it to be integrated over virtually any existing production line. With a variety of options, including Preco’s patented Beam Compression Units (BCUs) for high speed micro-perforating at web speeds up to 457 m/min (1,500 ft/min), the FlashLite has multiple ways to solve your flexible packaging needs.

BCU technology creates holes 10 times more consistent and three times faster than industry standards. Hole sizes vary from 50 microns to 120 microns depending on film type and thickness.

The FlashLite is configurable to meet your needs. Single or multiple beams available with various power. To provide the best t for your production line, the module itself is avail- able vertically (as shown) or horizontally.

Features

  • Air or water cooled laser module
  • AcuTear® / AcuBreathe® control software
  • Touch screen interface
  • Ramp-up/ramp-down power control
  • Safety shutter
  • Beam compression with process monitoring for perforating
  • Laser power stabilization for scoring
  • System support framework
  • Class 1 enclosure
  • Color mark sensor
  • Lower film support
  • Data acquisition with printer
  • Laser chiller
  • Precision flow tester
  • Closed Loop Power Control

Materials

  • EVOH
  • Foils
  • Laminations
  • Nylon
  • PLA
  • Plastic films
  • Polyester
  • Polyethylene Polypropylene

Technical Parameters

Focus Assembly Fixed Focusing Head Beam Compression
Venting Speed (short slit pattern) Up to 46 m/min (150 ft/min)   Up ro 457 m/min (1,500 ft/min)
Perfing Speed Up to 46 m/min (150 ft/min) Up to 457 m/min (1,500 ft/min)
Perforating Precision 1:1.75 Hole aspect ratio 1:1.2 Hole aspect ratio  
Perforation Hole Size 50 µm - 150 µm (.002 in - .006 in)    
Scoring Speed Up to 610 m/min (2,000 ft/min)    
Lasers 1    
Output Heads
Focus Length Lens 2.5 in (Other optics available per request)    
Laser Power 40 - 100 Watts (Other laser sizes available per request)    
Laser Wavelengths 9.3 µm, 10.2 µm or 10.6 µm    
Module Size (100 Watt) Height: 1118 mm (44 in)    
  Width: 216 mm (8.5 in)    
  Depth: 318 mm (12.5 in)    
Module Weight (100 Watt) 80 kg (175 lb)    
AcuBreathe® / AcuTear™ Software Included     
Closed Loop Power Control Precision control of laser energy, unique to Preco (Optional)    
Power Requirements Controller: 208VAC, 3PH, 50/60Hz    
Chiller: 460VAC, 3PH, 60Hz    

The above data is subject to change. All speeds and hole sizes are dependent on laser power, material type and thickness, and process platform - consult with Preco, Inc.

Have Questions? Contact Us

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Kurt Hatella

VP, Laser Equipment
Phone:
715.247.3285
Global Sales
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Tim Gamboni

Sales Manager – Laser Packaging
Phone:
715.247.3285
Global Sales
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Salvatore Scarvaci

European Managing Director
Phone:
+44 1227 473 900
European Sales
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Volker Hofmann

Sales/Technical Support Manager
Phone:
+49 6387 993 209
European Sales
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