Appendix A – (For 6kW Only) Install the Fiber Laser

  1. Prepare the machine to set the fiber.

    1. Open the access panel of the laser head.

      Open the Access Panel of the Laser Head

      Open the Access Panel of the Laser Head

    2. Remove the covers of the Z axis drag chain.

      Remove the Covers of the Z Axis Drag Chain

      Remove the Covers of the Z Axis Drag Chain

      Remove the Covers of the Z Axis Drag Chain

    3. Remove the access panel on top of the Z axis.

      Remove the Access Panel of the Z Axis

      Remove the Access Panel of the Z Axis

      Remove the Access Panel of the Z Axis

    4. Remove the covers of the X axis drag chain.

      Remove the Covers of the X Axis Drag Chain

      Remove the Covers of the X Axis Drag Chain

      Remove the Covers of the X Axis Drag Chain

      Remove the Covers of the X Axis Drag Chain

      Remove the Covers of the X Axis Drag Chain

      Remove the Covers of the X Axis Drag Chain

    5. Remove the access panel at the end of the X axis drag chain.

      Remove the Access Panel of the X Axis

      Remove the Access Panel of the X Axis

      Remove the Access Panel of the X Axis

    6. Remove the side access panel of the X-Y intersection.

      Remove the Side Access Panel of the X-Y Intersection

      Remove the Side Access Panel of the X-Y Intersection

      Remove the Side Access Panel of the X-Y Intersection

    7. Remove the corner access panel of the X-Y intersection.

      Remove the Corner Access Panel of the X-Y Intersection

      Remove the Corner Access Panel of the X-Y Intersection

      Remove the Corner Access Panel of the X-Y Intersection

      Remove the Corner Access Panel of the X-Y Intersection

      Remove the Corner Access Panel of the X-Y Intersection

      Remove the Corner Access Panel of the X-Y Intersection

    8. Remove the covers of the Y axis drag chain.

      Remove the Covers of the Y Axis Drag Chain

      Remove the Covers of the Y Axis Drag Chain

      Remove the Covers of the Y Axis Drag Chain

    9. Remove the access panel at the end of the Y axis drag chain.

      Remove the Access Panel of the Y Axis

      Remove the Access Panel of the Y Axis

  2. Set the fiber through to the laser head.

    Set the fiber through the Y axis drag chain, the X axis drag chain, and the Z axis drag chain to the laser head.

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    Set the Fiber Through to the Laser Head

    IMPORTANT

    The fiber optic cable must be laid straight, without twisting. It must not be uncoiled from the top of the spool. And it is important to prevent it from tangling with other cables and hoses in the drag chains.

    Installation Rules of the Fiber Optic Cable

  3. Connect the fiber to the laser head.

    1. Remove the connections on the laser head.

      Remove the green signal line on the left, and remove the signal box if there is no room for tools.
      Remove the water hoses on the right, and remove the gas pipe.
      Remove the servo cables on the top.

      Remove the Connections on the Laser Head

      Remove the Connections on the Laser Head

      Remove the Connections on the Laser Head

    2. Remove the laser head from the Z axis slider.

      Remove the Laser Head

      Remove the Laser Head

      Remove the Laser Head

    3. Connect the fiber to the laser head.

      Remove the protective cap from the end connector of the fiber.
      Remove the protective cap from the QBH interface of the laser head.
      Hold the laser head in horizontal, aim and set the connector into the QBH interface, and lock it tightly.

      Connect the Fiber

      Connect the Fiber

      Connect the Fiber

      Connect the Fiber

      IMPORTANT

      This step must be done in a CLEAN environment, and the laser head must be held in HORIZONTAL while connecting. Otherwise, there might be dust going into the laser head, and the upper protective lens might get dirty and would be broken by the laser while cutting.

    4. Set the laser head back onto the Z axis slider.

    5. Set the connections back on the laser head.

    6. Close the access panel of the laser head.

  4. Set the covers of the drag chains and the access panels back on the machine.

  5. Connect the cables to the fiber laser.

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