LightWELD XR Handheld Laser Welding and Cleaning System

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Handheld Laser Welding and Cleaning System with Extended Range Capabilities

Experienced MIG and TIG users benefit from the more rapid and flexible processing capabilities of LightWELD:

  • All the welding capabilities of LightWELD 1500
  • All the cleaning capabilities of LightWELD XC
  • Quickly and easily converts between laser welding and laser cleaning functions with a simple switch of the nozzle
  • Lower heat input than LightWELD and LightWELD XC
  • Capable of welding and cleaning an expanded range of materials and thicknesses with additional factory stored preset modes
  • Aluminum and Nickel Alloys up to .250” (6.35 mm), Titanium up to .200” (5 mm), Copper up to .080” (2.00 mm)

Get Your Shop Laser Welding Ready

IPG offers a complete assortment of products, accessories and services to successfully implement LightWELD laser welding in your operations. Our offering can deliver quick set-up, improved safety, faster technology onboarding and an overall better value.


Contact us about more information regarding laser welding premium offerings by calling us at 1.508.373.1100 x3.

  • 10 m (32 ft) IPG Laser Welding Gun
  • 10 m (32 ft) Workpiece Clamp
  • (4) Welding Nozzle Tips
  • (3) Cleaning Nozzle Tips
  • (5) Cover Slides
  • Welding helmet with IR shield

  • Laser safety glasses OD 6+
  • 3 m (10 ft) CAT 6 Ethernet Cable
  • Getting Started Guide
  • High frequency pulsed laser mode, 2500 W pk power
  • Wide (15 mm) scan field for high-speed coverage
  • Pre-set cleaning mode software

Handheld Laser Welding & Cleaning Systems

Integrated Laser Welding Unit Comprised of the Following:
Fabricated steel structure enclosing the laser generator, system controller, panel displays and interface electronics

  • W 316 mm, D 641 mm, H 534 mm (12.5 x 25.2 x 21 ins)
  • Integrated 10 meter (˜32ft) umbilical connection to the Handheld Laser Welding Head
  • Easy-carry handles

Laser Generator 2500 W Peak air-cooled, Single Mode Ytterbium Fiber Laser System housed within the Base Unit

  • Made in USA
  • High Frequency Pulsed mode
  • Single mode output fiber with 10 m (~32 ft) fiber delivery to the head
  • Power adjustable from 10% to 100% of maximum output power
  • Class-2M guide laser capable of producing a peak power of 1mW. Eye or skin exposure should be avoided. Do not stare directly into beam or view with optical instruments

Industrial grade controller housed within the base unit

  • Provides control of all system functionality, laser parameters, gas flow, and monitoring of safety interlock circuits.
  • Interface via front panel controls and Ethernet port web-page GUI with programs selection

Front Panel Controls

  • Rotary knob controls and displays for Laser Power, Wobble Length and Wobble Frequency
  • Touch button access to Stored Process Modes for welding and cleaning
  • System status indicators
  • System enable keyswitch
  • Emergency Off (EMO) button

Handheld Laser Welding and Cleaning Head

  • Optical configuration to deliver on-target beam diameter of 34 µm (0.001 ins)
  • Focal Length 120 mm
  • On-axis red guide beam
  • Wobble function: Linear beam scanning. Length 0-15 mm, Frequency 0-300 Hz
  • 2-Position trigger control
  • Integrated welding part touch safety sensor
  • Integrated process gas delivery (Flow controlled by Base Unit)
  • Four interchangeable precision welding nozzles for different joint configurations:
    • 6 mm, Two points tip
    • 9 mm, Two points tip
    • One point tip
    • Circle tip
  • Three interchangeable precision cleaning nozzles for different joint configurations:
    • Single Prong Cleaning Nozzle for Inside Corners
    • Single Prong Cleaning Nozzle for Outside Corners
    • Two Prong Cleaning Nozzle for Flat Surfaces

Rear Panel Connections

  • AC Power: 220V, 1 Ph, 50/60 Hz, 24 Amp.
  • Power CONNECTOR, 30A 2P3W IP44 6H included.
  • Customer to supply power cable.
  • Welding Head I/O:
  • Workpiece Clamp Circuit:
  • Process gas input for 1/2" tubing

Included Accessories

  • Air-Cooled Base Unit
  • 10 m (32 ft) IPG Laser Welding Gun
  • 10 m (32 ft) Workpiece Clamp
  • (4) Welding Nozzle Tips
  • (5) Cover Slides
  • Welding helmet with IR shield
  • Laser safety glasses OD 6+
  • 3 m (10 ft) CAT 6 Ethernet Cable
  • Getting Started Guide

* Power connector, 30A 2P3W IP44 6H

  • IPG will provide one (1) emergency stop control for the laser system. The circuit will be linked to all operations of the laser system. When the system is latched in E-Stop, the laser firing trigger will be disabled. To re-enable the laser, simply unlatch the E-stop to reset the system.
  • For laser systems sold to customers located either in the USA, or countries without laser regulations, the quote will specify the system rating as Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Class IV.
  • CDRH Class IV systems require the use of safety eyewear and other precautions by the operator and others in the area during Operation, Maintenance and Service functions.
  • Laser Safety eyewear needs to be appropriate for the laser that is being used. Refer to ANSI standard Z136.1 to determine appropriate laser safety eyewear and for additional information on laser safety requirements.
  • All laser products sold by IPG Photonics are certified in compliance with 21 Code of the Federal Regulations (CFR) Chapter I, Subchapter J.
  • Monitoring for conformance is conducted by the Center for Device and Radiological Health (CDRH), which is a division of FDA (Food and Drug Administration).
  • System is designed and manufactured to be in compliance with OSHA requirements.

  • Buyer bears all costs and risks involved in taking the goods from IPG’s premise to the desired destination. International or Domestic freight, ground transportation and insurance fees will be paid by the buyer as well as any costs to meet local laser regulations and export/import licenses and fees. This includes all appropriate sales and/or use tax to its government agencies including duties, brokerage fees and etc. IPG can provide crating and shipping at cost to customer, if requested.
  • Fully crated system weighs approximately 160 lbs. and measures 40” L x 23” W x 32” H.

  • The system outlined in this proposal is covered by a one year warranty unless otherwise noted. This proposal also includes unlimited phone and internet support beyond the expiration of the warranty period.

Purchase of this system constitutes customer's agreement with IPG's Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale

Product warranty is one year.

Incoterms EXW Marlborough, MA.

  • One (1) IPG System Operation and Maintenance manual is included with each system or workstation. The manual will include safety, equipment installation, operating instructions, computer connectivity guide, troubleshooting and maintenance guides and directions for service and support.

LightWELD handheld laser welding is easy to learn, simple and fast to set up and provides consistent high-quality results across a wide range of materials and thicknesses.

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