Fanuc laser cuttingWith the addition of the FF500i-A and FF1000i-A models, Fanuc says it now offers a range of laser cutting solutions covering 500W through to 6000W. The company notes that specific Laser functions and interfaces allow for the integration of robot systems into the laser machine process for both material handling purposes and material finishing processes.

The company claims it will be introducing a new control system which will facilitate the combination of traditional machine tools, such as lathes and milling machines, with its fibre laser technology, in the near future.