With Bystronic Inc.’s 15-kW power, the cutting speed of the ByStar fiber laser cutter increases by up to 50 percent when cutting with nitrogen compared to a 10-kW laser source. The 15-kW laser output also enables extended applications in stainless steel and aluminum up to 1.5 in. thick. The SSC cutting head offers maximum precision in thin and thick sheets and profiles. The variable telescoping cutting head automatically adjusts the focal length and spot size, and the focal position is set automatically for the material. The new 15-kW power level is available for the ByStar 3015 and ByStar 4020.