Laser cleaning machine is widely used in industrial manufacturing processes to remove contaminants, oxides, rust and coatings from metal surfaces before welding, coating or painting processes. It does not damage the base material and does not affect the processing effect of the product, ensuring better adhesion and quality in subsequent processes, thus improving product quality and durability. At the same time, laser cleaning machine is also used to clean the weld bead after welding and remove rust from old metal workpieces, effectively extending the service life of the product. Cleanable metal materials include steel, stainless steel, aluminum, iron, etc.

Laser cleaning steel

Steel has the characteristics of high strength, good plasticity, strong process performance, and easy processing. Therefore, it is widely used in industrial production. However, steel is easily corroded and has poor fire resistance, resulting in the formation of oxide layers and rust spots during processing, thereby reducing the quality of the metal and hindering subsequent finishing operations.

Laser cleaning is commonly used to remove rust, paint, oil, grease, and other contaminants from steel surfaces. It helps further prepare for welding, painting and other processes.

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Laser cleaning of aluminum materials

Laser cleaning machine can remove oxides, coatings, adhesives, and contaminants from aluminum surfaces without causing damage to the raw material. It’s often used in the aerospace, automotive, and electronics industries.

For example, laser cleaning machines can effectively remove impurities and oxides on the surface of 2024 aluminum alloy and improve friction and wear performance. Laser cleaning can produce a hardened layer on the surface of 2024 aluminum alloy and produce tensile stress on the surface.

Laser rust removal form iron

The main use of iron is to smelt steel and alloys. A small amount of iron is used in the form of cast iron and pig iron, but iron easily reacts with oxygen and water to produce rust. Laser cleaning is very effective at removing rust, contaminants, oxides, and coatings from iron surfaces. When cleaning iron with a laser, the intense energy of the laser beam interacts with the surface, causing contaminants or unwanted materials to evaporate or ablate without damaging the substrate. Whether preparing iron surfaces for welding, removing rust or paint from structural components, laser cleaning provides precise and efficient solutions.

Laser cleaning copper

Copper does not react with water, but reacts slowly with oxygen in the air to form a layer of brown copper oxide. Laser cleaning is an effective way to clean copper rust. The laser uses high-energy pulses to irradiate the surface of copper parts. In addition to cleaning the copper rust, it can also clean oxides, coatings and contaminants on the copper surface, restoring its appearance and function. Laser cleaning machines are suitable for a variety of applications including electronic accessories, musical instruments, and plumbing fixtures. For example, the electric motor is one of the core parts of new energy-powered vehicles. The stator flat copper wire windings inside it need to ensure insulation and achieve electrical isolation. They are usually covered with a layer of paint or an organic insulation layer. Before welding, a laser is required. The cleaning machine can effectively remove the insulation layer in the welding area to ensure the welding effect.

Laser cleaning nickel

Nickel is a versatile material used in aerospace, automotive, electronics, and manufacturing. Laser cleaning machine can selectively remove specific contaminants or coatings from nickel surfaces while leaving other areas unaffected. This selective cleaning capability is valuable for applications that require precise control of the cleaning process. Examples include cleaning residues, oxides and contaminants in nickel-plated connectors, contacts and components used in electronic equipment and circuits.