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Highest Accuracy for Large-Surface Micromachining

XL SCAN is a scan solution for synchronously controlling a 2D scan head and an XY stage with two servo axes. The system was co-developed by SCANLAB and ACS Motion Control and provides a virtually limitless working area.

XL SCAN is ideally suited not only to micromachining of extensive areas, but also for cutting large films and drilling PCBs in electronics manufacturing.

Moreover, the use of tracking-error-free excelliSCAN scan heads and smart syncAXIS software assures highest precision for the application.

Key Features

  • Virtually limitless working area
  • Highest accuracy
  • Increased productivity
  • Unlimited job duration
  • No stitching errors
  • High-dynamics processing without stage vibration
  • Automatic laser control, e.g. Spot Distance Control (SDC)
  • Flexible configuration possibilities
    (e.g. multi-head systems, multiple software instances)

Simultaneous Laser Processing in Practice – XL SCAN Video:



Throughput Optimization

XL SCAN’s contributors to enormously boosted throughput include optimized control and servo mechanisms – such as synchronous control or look-ahead trajectory planning – as well as the possibility of multi-head systems.

Highest Accuracy

This synchronized scan solution avoids stitching errors and compensates workpiece vibration. The totally new smart control approach considers the physical limits of table and scan head in trajectory planning. XL SCAN’s precision thereby exceeds that of other combined-control systems on the market.

Additionally, the syncAXIS control software’s trajectory planning supports advanced control of modern ultra-short pulse (USP) lasers.

User-Friendly syncAXIS control Software

syncAXIS control’s operating interface allows fast and intuitive creation of user programs for XL SCAN.

Download syncAXIS software

Furthermore, the software offers a simulation mode for simplified process definition, as well as a syncAXIS Viewer to display and evaluate simulation results.

Also integrated are features that streamline program development and provide straightforward and efficient debugging.

Background Articles

Additional infomation can be found in the following articles Motion Control Solutions for High-Precision, Large-Field Laser Micromachining and Laser Processing Brings Manufacturing to Next Level

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