Richardson Electronics Expands Offering for CO2 Lasers

Improving efficiency and productivity by offering the highest quality RF Tubes and consumables at competitive pricesLaFox, Illinois– September 18, 2012- Richardson Electronics, a world leading supplier of the highest quality replacement RF tubes with 60 years of expertise, is now offering the French made THALES electron tube line for use in industrial CO2 laser systems and provides installation support in select countries. Claudio Schutz, VP and General Manager of the Industrial Services Group for Richardson Electronics, Inc., noted: “Owning a premium quality industrial laser is a significant investment. More and more laser owners are looking to selectively source the highest quality parts while watching their costs. Richardson Electronics helps them reduce the total cost of ownership of their equipment without sacrificing quality.” These tubes are used in Trumpf® and other laser systems. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) have found reliability and performance of THALES tubes to be second to none. Thousands of machines in service worldwide and customers preferring THALES tubes, such as the RS3021CJ and RS2048CJC, are a testimony to Thales’ quality. In addition Richardson Electronics provides installation support and service in select countries. Now customers that require assistance can still buy the best tubes in the industry supported by trained technicians. Richardson Electronics will be showcasing these productsat the FABTECH Expo in Chicago, McCormick Place, November 14-17, Booth 1241. Stop by to learn more about our quality products and support for the worldwide CO laser market and our extensive inventory of RF electron tubes, lenses, nozzles and other parts for industrial lasers. For more information go to: or contact us at (800) 348-5580


Richardson Electronics, Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered solutions, power grid and microwave tubes and related consumables, and customized display solutions serving customers in the RF and microwave communications, military, marine, aviation, industrial, scientific and medical markets. Utilizing its core engineering and manufacturing capabilities, the Company’s strategy is to provide specialized technical expertise and “engineered solutions.” The Company provides solutions and adds value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair. More information is available online at,