Positioning laser ZM18B - green laser module

The green laser module ZM18 is an established product series that is used for positioning as guidance of for machine vision. With a Ø 20mm optic head and an M18 thread, they can be easily fixed and utilized for various purpose. The laser module ZM18B offers a green beam for best visibility. Additionally this laser is easily focusable with an output power of up to 40mW, being completely dust- and water-proof.



  • Highly visible green light with optical output power up to 40mW
  • Gaussian/uniform line and dot optics and various DOE optics available
  • 5 to 30VDC supply voltage with reverse polarity protection
  • Simple, external hand focusing mechanism
  • IP67 rated, water-proof and dust-proof
  • M18 thread mounted for simple and versatile mounting
  • LED laser operation indicator
  • Potential-free housing


  • Cutting indicator for vegetables, meat or fish
  • Gang saw, edging/multi-blade saw, sliding-table saw, chop saw
  • Textile carousel
  • Paper punch
  • Metal band saw, block band saw, mitre saw
  • Plate shears / sheet shears
  • Press brake
  • Tire profile inspection
  • Bridge saw or gang saw
  • Tile cutter
  • Cutting glass
  • Glass drilling
  • Spreading table
  • Sewing machine
  • Pocket welt machine
  • Rung-boring machine

Application categories

  • Automotive
  • Wood
  • Medical
  • Metal / steel / aluminium
  • Stone / glass / ceramics
  • Textile / leather

Techn. Specification


Output power up to 40mW
Wavelength 532nm
Power stability < ± 5% at constant temperature
Pointing stability < 50μrad / °C at constant temperature
Projection line Gaussian, line homogeneous, line flat top, dot circular, dot elliptical, DOE cross, DOE multiline, DOE dot matrix, DOE square, DOE dotted line, DOE circle, 90° beam deflection
Line Gaussian profile 3°, 5°, 10°, 15°, 20°, 30°, 90°, symmetrical or asymmetrical
Line homogeneous profile 10°, 20°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°
Point Elliptical or circular
Adjustable focus yes / no
Focus range 200mm up to ∞
Divergence of beam FWHM < 1mrad (with dot optic)



Supply voltage 5 to 30VDC
Modulation no
Protection Reverse polarity and transient protection / ESD,
over temperature protection and LED pre-failure indicator
Operation mode APC with current limiting



Diameter 20mm
IP rating IP67
Weight 105g (focusable version)
Housing M18 industry housing, chromed brass
Optic head: Anodised aluminium
Electrical isolation Potential-free housing
Connector M12 plug, 4-pin
Dimensions 136mm (focusable version / fixed focus)



Operating temperature 0°C up to +45°C (heat dissipation e.g. with mounting H8-M18)
Storage temperature -20°C to +60°C
Humidity Max. 90%, non-condensing
MTTF at 25°C > 10,000h


Z-LASER Product data sheet ZM18B-green