MKS Announces Ophir® High Power Modular Industrial Laser Power Sensor for Dusty, Dirty Production Operations

Andover, MA – April 11, 2022 – MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® IPM-10KW, a high power modular laser power sensor that delivers high accuracy and repeatable measurements in rough production environments. The IPM-10KW sensor measures powers from 100W to 11kW for wavelengths from 900 to 1100nm and 10.6µm. The sensor is designed for manufacturers of laser-based machines for cutting and welding, as well as users who produce parts using these machines. The sensor’s modular format allows users to mix and match components based on application needs. An optional automated shutter with a field replaceable window protects the sensor against dust and debris. Optional communication modules provide Profinet or EtherNet/IP connectivity.