See your process in a whole new light.

LDD unlocks process dynamics that are invisible to other sensors.

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Plug and play

With Laser Mech’s FiberWELD head, compatability with LDD comes standard.

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The only weld monitoring multi-tool

LDD’s OmniWELD multi-factor monitoring suite provides the capabilities of multiple last-gen instruments in one.

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The Next Paradigm in Laser Welding

Laser Mech FiberWeld with LD-600 Head Interface

The Tech

Our patented imaging technique is the only technology that delivers direct, geometric measurements of laser weld penetration—during the weld. Inline Coherent Imaging, or ICI, uses a low-power IR laser beam to gauge distances. This measurement beam is fired through the same optics as the welding beam, getting right to the bottom of the vapour channel and returning the actual penetration in real time. The resulting data is equivalent to a lengthwise section of the weld, delivered instantly, with no additional labour and without destroying the part.

ICI is flexible, with applications in a range of laser processes beyond welding, and the ability to measure a growing number of process-specific metrics. ICI-based seam tracking, height following, and surface inspection are just a few examples.

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LD-600 SYSTEM

The LD-600 inline coherent imaging system is the first tool of its kind. The system sees through blinding optical noise to record laser processes in unparalleled detail. A singular instrument with exceptional versatility, the LD-600 has unique capabilities for process development, automated pass/fail, and active process control.

LD-600 SYSTEM

The LD-600 inline coherent imaging system is the first tool of its kind. The system sees through blinding optical noise to record laser processes in unparalleled detail. A singular instrument with exceptional versatility, the LD-600 has unique capabilities for process development, automated pass/fail, and active process control.

Features

LD-600 3D Head Module

Direct weld penetration measurements

  • Works In-weld
  • All-optical measurement of weld penetration
  • Fast and precise enough for closed-loop control
  • The first tool of its kind

Versatile Industrial Solution

  • Integrates on most fixed-optic welding heads
  • Complete inspection on 100% of production welds
  • Works with most wavelengths and alloys
  • Save time, reduce scrap

OmniWELD

Four measurement streams. One welding pass. One instrument.

LDD’s OmniWELD is the most comprehensive laser weld monitoring solution on the market. Combine multiple measurement streams for automated PASS/FAIL and closed-loop control, as the application dictates. Know your process in unprecedented detail, and take the guesswork out of quality assurance.

Keyhole Depth

It’s in our name. Reduce or eliminate destructive tests. Keep a detailed record of every production weld. Actively control weld depth.

Seam Postion

Follow the right path. Trace the seam position ahead of the weld to catch errors in fit-up. Adjust the laser path on the fly to keep welds on-target.

Workpiece Height

Stay in focus. Detect changes in material height that can bring your process out of spec. Control head offset to correct for warp and runout.

Weld Surface

Verify the results. Scan the finished weld seam to flag surface defects like pits, underfill, and spatter.

Sectors

Our broad expertise allows us to deliver flexible and effective solutions to end users in production, process development, and R&D. Our customers rely on our technology to help them excel in a variety of industries.