Mazak Optonics Premiered New OPTIPLEX NEXUS at FABTECH

Elgin, Illinois, November 2014 -

Mazak Optonics Corporation premiered their brand new OPTIPLEX NEXUS 3015 CO2 laser-cutting system at FABTECH in Atlanta. The OPTIPLEX NEXUS combines high performance with a compact and flexible design, ideal for fabrication job shops looking to expand into laser-cutting services.

The OPTIPLEX NEXUS was developed to fulfill the need for a laser that provides significant performance features at an economical initial investment. It is available in single fixed table, manual table, or automated two-pallet configurations which are modular and can be upgraded in the future.

The system integrates Intelligent Setup and Monitoring Functions including auto nozzle changing, auto nozzle cleaning, auto profiler calibration, focus detection, auto focus positioning, pierce detection, burn detection and plasma detection. These features can significantly simplify operation and reduce operator dependency.

The NEXUS has the flexibility to integrate with Mazak’s large range of material automation solutions including load/unload and flexible manufacturing systems. It also features Mazak’s leading-edge Preview 3 CNC control to streamline operation and a new Type 10 resonator with ECO mode to lower operating costs.


About Mazak Optonics Corporation

Mazak Optonics Corporation is a major supplier of laser-cutting systems, offering 50 laser models and leading the industry in the implementation of emerging laser technologies. The company’s 50,000 sq. ft. North American Headquarters are located in Elgin, Illinois, and feature a 30,000 sq. ft. laser technology center housing up to 18 machines for demonstrations and training. Mazak Optonics is part of Yamazaki Mazak Corporation (Oguchi, Japan), the global leader for the manufacture of machine tools and systems for the precision machining of metal parts, including CNC turning centers, horizontal and vertical machining centers, Multi-Tasking machining centers, turnkey cells and software solutions. The North American Headquarters for Yamazaki Mazak are located in Florence, Kentucky. For more information on Mazak Optonics’ products and solutions, visit, email or call 847.252.4500.