Laser cutter brands. There are so many on the market, where do you begin? Well, the best place to start is to decide what you need to use the machine for.
Each laser cutter brand has its benefits and things to consider, but at the end of the day it’ll always boil down to what you need. Just as every brand is different, so is every buyer and business. Some people are seasoned professionals, while others are just getting started in laser cutting.
To give you some insight and a place to start your search, we’ve made a list of the top laser cutter brands based on the Machines4U search volume and what they excel in.
Top Laser Cutter Brands
Bodor tops our list for the most popular laser cutter brands, with 13.8% of laser cutting and marking searches on our site.
This Chinese brand was established in 2008, and has since made its mark on the metalworking industry. They’re praised for their product innovation and development in the industry. And they don’t seem to be slowing down.
Bodor manufactures laser machines that are ideal for use with carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminium, brass and alloy. They also have machines that can produce finer cuts or engraving finishes to materials like acrylic and wood. Of course, the machine you choose will dictate the cutting and engraving capacity.
New and used Bodor laser cutters cost between $10,000 and $485,000* on Machines4U depending on the make, model and condition.
According to anecdotal feedback, some users found that purchasing a machine new from the manufacturer resulted in damage while shipping, which may have caused uneven cutting during operation. However, it’s important to note that this may be an isolated case and you should always check and align all components of the machine before use. You should also be careful when transporting any laser cutting machine, as the technical components can become misaligned during transport.
Founded in 1997, Trotec is an Austrian laser manufacturer that has grown to be a world leader for their development of laser technology. Their machines are manufactured in Austria and are distributed to over 90 countries across the globe. In Australia, Trotec is growing in popularity thanks to their reliable name.
In the past year, Trotec has received 12.7% of the searches on Machines4U for laser cutting and marking machines. This makes it the second most popular brand on our list, and for good reason.
Trotec is a popular and well-known brand in the metalworking industry. Depending on the machine, your needs, industry and requirements, Trotec has a number of machines capable of cutting, engraving and marking materials such as:
- And more!
Currently, new and used Trotec laser cutting machines on Machines4U can cost between $25,000 and $69,000* depending on the make, model and condition.
Amada is another popular brand in the laser cutting industry. Founded in Tokyo, Japan in 1948, Amada Group has been contributing to the fabrication and manufacturing industry for more than 70 years.
With so much experience under their belts, it’s no surprise this brand makes up 9.6% of laser cutting and marking searches on Machines4U. It’s this search volume, the quality performance and reliability of this brand that makes it our third most popular laser cutter brand.
In 1998, Amada Group established their Australian office for training and verification processing using the latest tech in lasers, press brakes, tooling and CAD software. This is a big benefit of the brand, as you can seek technical help from within Australia.
Amada laser cutter machines allow for high cutting speeds and have the flexibility to cut through a range of materials including:
There are a number of new and used Amada machines for sale on Machines4U, they average between $50,000 and $365,000*. As always, costs are dependant on the make, model and condition.
Next up is Trumpf with 7.5% of the searches. This laser cutter brand was founded in Germany and is now one of the world’s biggest providers of machine tools, industrial lasers and laser cutting machinery.
Since their establishment, the company has continued to use and manufacture with innovative technology. They were also the first company to provide machine, laser, automation, software and services from a single source, while other companies relied on third-party software or services.
Trumpf laser cutters are versatile machines that can be fine-tuned to cut a range of materials including:
- Stainless steel
- Laminated steel
The thickness of the cutting capability will vary depending on the machine you choose. Larger models may also be able to cut through other materials not listed here.
On average, new and used Trumpf machines for sale cost between $71,500 and $330,000* depending on the make, model and condition.
Last, but certainly not least, is Bystronic. This laser cutter brand recorded 3.9% of laser cutting searches on Machines4U in the past year.
Established in Switzerland in 1986, Bystronic is focused on automating the cutting and bending process and providing high-quality solutions for processing businesses. This is a major aspect in the fabrication industry, and is a big reason why this brand is one of the leaders.
The machinery that Bystronic produces includes laser cutting systems, automation and software solutions. This machinery varies in capabilities but focusing on their laser cutters, we can see that they have the ability to cut through a variety of materials, including:
- Stainless steel
Bystronic uses two types of laser sources: Fiber laser and CO₂ laser. Depending on the laser source and machine you choose, you’ll see varying results in the materials that can be cut.
On Machines4U, new and used Bystronic laser cutters cost between $33,000 and $540,000*. These prices will depend on the make and model of the machine.
There you have it! That’s our top 5 laser cutter brands based on Machines4U search volume. Each of these machines have their strengths and things to consider, which is your pick from the list?
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*Prices are indicative of Machines4U listing data by sellers/advertisers and are an approximation only. Data is correct up to and at the time of publishing. Prices may change and need to be verified with individual sellers.
Sources: Machines4U Data, Machines4U Listings, bodor.com, amada.de, troteclaser.com, bystronic.com, trumpf.com, cnczone.com