Ornamental circles and circular arcs precision cut using CO2 laser converting equipment


Synrad CO2 lasers are expanding their role in modern converting equipment and processing systems. The converting process includes precision cutting, kiss cutting, drilling, and perforating on a broad range of materials at very high speeds. Synrad solves these challenges with high performance CO2 lasers available in a wide range of output power levels, multiple wavelengths, and continuous wave or pulsed options engineered for specific converting applications. For more information about Synrad CO2 laser applications in converting watch this video.

The CO2 laser’s versatility to perform exact cutting, perforating, marking, and coding functions controlled with computerized programming eliminates costly set-ups and change overs, minimizing machine downtime. For a more detailed look at on-the-fly converting applications with a laser processing system watch this video. With no mechanical parts to wear or blades to sharpen the cost to maintain laser converting systems is minimal.

The application experts at Synrad can help you choose the right laser for your specific application. For a quick overview of laser converting solutions from Synrad, download the brochure.

Precision Cutting

Precision cutting requires a CO2 laser with higher continuous power to improve cut efficiency, and fast rise/fall times to avoid discoloration and charring. Proper selection of laser wavelength is also critical to match material absorption and achieve the desired results. Recommended Synrad CO2 lasers include:

Kiss Cutting

Kiss cutting requires a CO2 laser with good beam quality to ensure high cut quality, and good power density stability to control cutting the top layer, leaving the carrier intact. Recommended Synrad lasers include:

Easy-Open Scoring

Easy open scoring requires a high performance laser with good beam stability for maximum control to prevent cut-through. Recommended CO2 lasers include:

Corrugated Cutting

Laser corrugated cutting occurs without the typical pressure marks associated with mechanical cutting processes. Recommended computer-controlled lasers include:

Thin Film

Converting thin film materials requires a laser with high peak power to minimize melt lips and excellent power density stability to ensure consistent results. Recommended pulsed lasers include:


Perforating requires a laser with high peak power and excellent beam quality for crisp, symmetrical perforations. Recommended 100W to 400W lasers include:

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