A variety of ZnSe focusing lenses on a blue table with a backhoe pictured in the background.

A line of ZnSe laser focusing lenses for steel cutting lasers up to 4kW that are employed cutting heavy steel fabrications has been introduced by Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island.

Laser Research CO2 Focusing Lenses are ideally suited for 10.6 µm 200W to 400kW lasers used for cutting heavy steel parts and come in 1” to 2.5” O.D. sizes with focal lengths from 5” to 10”, in 0.5” increments to match specific steel cutting requirements. Offered in plano-convex and -meniscus configurations, they can be supplied plain and mounted.

Designed for OEMs who manufacture lasers that are used for cutting large steel fabrications or for field replacement by end-users, Laser Research CO2 Focusing Lenses are available with A/R coatings providing <0.2% total absorption and with a proprietary Cool-Cut™ coating which absorbs
<0.15% of laser energy to protect against heat damage.

Laser Research CO2 Focusing Lenses are priced according to configuration and quantity. Price quotations are available upon request and delivery is from stock within 24-hours.