A laser marker introduced at the K 2007 show in Dusseldorf is geared to high-precision applications such as cellphone keypads and illuminated automotive switches designed for day/night visibility. The TruMark 3130 from Trumpf USA, Farmington, Conn., uses an yttrium vanadate laser, instead of the Nd:YAG laser in the sister Model 3020. This is said to make this marker suitable for high pulse frequencies from 30 to 100 kHz. Trumpf's new 3000 series has a modular design and reportedly consumes about 80% less power than older markers. A new air-cooling system allows the unit to operate at ambient temperatures up to 104 F without need for water cooling. (860) 255-6000 . www.us.trumpf.com
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