• Photovac Laser Repairs High Power Synrad Laser

    Dear Chris:

    “We have the laser (Synrad F400) re-installed and just measure the power @ 468 watts.
    Thank all of you very much.
    I didn’t know if I was ever going to get it repaired after hearing all the horror stories of other companies destroying Synrad Laser products.
    You guys did a great job. And again, many thanks. You can definitely use me as a reference. Synrad made the right recommendation”

    Jim Draper
    Rocky Mountain Waterjet & Laser
    2218 4th Avenue
    Greeley, CO 80631-7164
    (970) 395-1010


  • Gravitech, cz. saved thousands of dollars

    Please see our customers response for their repair of Coherent K500 Co2 laser system placed in our testimonial section.

    Photovac Laser has both Coherent K250 < >300 watts and Coherent K500 <>600 watts currently available for SALE. Our units are completely remanufactured to new like condition. Our systems come with a full One-year warranty on the laser head, 6-months on th power module include RF cables, logic cable and RF remote controller. We can also offer you the Digital Controller for an additional fee. Hurry they won’t last long!


  • Coherent GEM 50 Air or liquid cooled tubes

    Photovac Laser has both the Coherent GEM 50A (AIR) and 50L (LIQUID) laser tubes available from our Quickie Exchange Program (QEP). This laser tube is  also  known as DEOS or Coherent / DEOS tubes.  You may also get this laser tube with or without cooling fins or just  fans. Just ask one of our sale representatives.

     


  • 1 Million visit Photovac Worldwide Website

    Photovac Laser Worldwide is please to announce customer visits to our website have exceeded 1 million . Our expectation for year end is 1.35 million visitors. Growth in the diversity of OEM laser products we service and support, along with previously owned laser systems sales are driving website traffic President CEO, Christopher Zelich said. 


  • Tis the season to check your chiller

    Summer time typically bring us many problems with lasers that have been cooled improperly. RF exciters either internal or external and laser tube failures are due to chillers either not cooling properly or being set improperly. As the room temperature rises so should your chiller temperature to maintain consistency between the room ambient temperature and relative humidity (consult your installation guide). A typical setting for most lasers is 72 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Setting your chiller in the low to mid 60’s will definitely cause your equipment to sweat.  Always run the chiller when the laser is in operation. While newer RF lasers have internal thermostats to turn the system off, it should never be considered full proof. NEVER turn the chiller on in the morning and let it run for hours without using the laser. This will inevitable lead to moisture developing on the cooling lines and damage the RF. It doesn’t mater if there copper or plastic the lines, they will sweat. The laser running is the compensating balance of heat to the chillers balance of cooling. You should never use one without the other.
    Your chiller should be monitored with a simple thermocouple you can purchase at Amazon. They also sell dew point gauges at very little expense. You should check to make sure your filter is clean and your flow is adequate for your laser tube. Some chillers have a screen filter in the bottom of the water reservoir. Overtime this filter “will” plug up or calcify. The end result looks like a black glob at the bottom of the water reservoir.
    You should also ways remove the chiller every six months, take it outside to blow the radiator out. The radiator is just like your outside air conditioner at home. Dust, wood particles and other particulate quickly gather in the radiator. Always blow the radiator out in the opposite direction of airflow.
    The chiller should always use distilled H20. This cuts down on algae growth. I also use 1/2 cup of 70% alcohol. This maintains a  clean, fresh water environment guaranteed not to grow ugly stuff in the reservoir.


  • Photovac Laser Worldwide placed on Synrad Laser Website

    Christopher Zelich, President CEO of Photovac Laser Worldwide has announced their placement on Synrad Laser website for System Retrofit and Upgrade Services. “We are very pleased to continue the support of Synrad Lasers new product lines say’s Zelich” By visiting Synrad OEM and Integration page under “Custom Automation” you will find Photovac’s contact information. With Synrad’s new line of Ti Series and P-Series laser tubes, older automation machines are easily upgraded. Upgrades saves 10’s if not 100’s of thousands of dollars over new automation and turn key systems Zelich also said. 


  • Update to the Laser Rip off Report

    One of Photovac Laser obligations to the Co2 laser field is to maintain the integrity of  services we provide and the customers we support. All potential customers that require laser tube services should contact Photovac Laser to tell their story of being ripped-off by unreliable, unscrupulous companies. Beware, there are several of them out there, that completely and falsely advertise their services. On of the biggest cons is the cost to regas a laser tube for $800 or $900 dollars. These fraudsters than immediately say your tube requires $3k of work or they say it can’t be repaired. In most cases every tube can be repaired, obviously some that can not. These fraudsters are butchering your laser system, learning the do’s and don’ts at your expense. Photovac Laser has been in the laser repair services field for 34-years. Even if you don’t use Photovac, we are happy to give you an opinion and report with the company you are having trouble with!


  • Laser Rip off Report and Bell Laser

    To our customers once again. Please read the Laser Rip off Report and Bell Laser  We have written emails from our customers on Bell Laser  receiving and never returning customers laser tubes and payments. This also includes laser engraver machines.  Greg Rawley is being sought by numerous companies and individuals for his fraud. If you have any information for our customer to locate this guy, please contact our comp]any immediately.