The RLW-S is ideal for the demanding task of welding of copper hairpins. This is made possible in part by the integrated camera sensor coaxially positioned to the laser beam. The sensor identifies the processing point even with different levels of reflectivity on the hairpin surfaces. It also ensures continuous process monitoring for high process reliability. This gives customers maximum dependability with strong, pore-free seams at high reproduction rates.

Function description

The RLW-S enables automatic recognition of patterns on the component as well as the position of the laser beam relative to the pattern contour. This makes it possible to define specific welding paths. A camera positioned coaxially to the laser beam detects the pattern layer(s). The movement of the laser beam is then calculated and executed via the path planning according to the parameterization. The deflection of the laser beam takes place via highly dynamic scanner axes and allows a positioning on the component along with a manipulation of the heat input via oscillation movements.

Areas of application

  • Laser welding for e-mobility
  • Automatic detection and welding of geometry patterns based on a gray image evaluation, for example for hairpins on electric motors or radiator tubes on EGR coolers
  • Adaptation and optimization of image recognition possible for each application


  • Optimization of image recognition according to component requirements for reliable detection of hairpins, etc.
  • Adapted process strategy and optical conditions for low-spatter copper welding
  • In planning: complete process monitoring for maximum process reliability
  • Significantly reduced operating costs with optimized field sizes


  • Each position in the field is based on Cartesian coordinates, no field distortion at high deflection levels
  • Precise laser spot and sensor position across the entire scan field in the overlay
  • Automatic pattern recognition and calculation of the welding strategy
  • Consideration of application-specific process requirements (e.g. coupling onto copper, etc.)
  • Graphical parameterization of samples via separate parameterization software (GUI)
  • Synchronized and highly dynamic positioning reaction by the scanner up to 1000Hz
  • Modular design based on Scansonic scapacs® system, practically limitless adaptation of optical properties, fiber couplings, fieldbus interfaces, etc.

Supported Laser

  • Fibre laser
  • Disk laser


  • Fiber couplings for the following types of fiber optic cables: Trumpf-B, Trumpf-D, Optoskand QBH
  • Fieldbus types: Profibus, Interbus, Profinet, Devicenet, Ethernet/IP
  • Interface laser power: various current and voltage interface Optical ratio 1:1.7 oder 1:2.4


  • In progress: SCEYE quality estimations and process logging
  • Monitoring of safety glass
  • Velve terminal for cross-jets and cone jets
Power supply400 V / 32 A (extern), 24 V / 55 A (intern)
Weightapprox. 25 kg (depending on configuration)
Operating wavelength1030 … 1080 nm (disc laser to fibre laser)
Permissible laser powermax. 8 kW
Total angle of divergence Φ; BPPΦ = 250 mrad (99 % of power capacity); BPP ≤ 25 mm∙mrad
Current magnification factor1:2.4 or 1:1.7
Field size (for F400)X = 38 mm / Y = 56 mm
Available focal length400 mm or f = 300 mm
IP protection degre64 (bei gesteckter Faser)
Laser protection class4
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