The ELEMENT is a big step for automation that thrives in even the tightest spaces. Maximize your machine’s potential, even in a small shop with limited floor space.

If floor space is a hot commodity at your shop, and you are looking to achieve the maximum throughput, can you still access all the benefits of industrial automation?

We have some good news. The answer is yes, and the SmartFlex ELEMENT is here to back us up.

The SmartFlex ELEMENT is a quick and efficient material loading and unloading system. But its small footprint combined with its ability to work in fully lights-out situations makes it a pocket-sized productivity powerhouse. Sometimes the best things in life really do come in small packages.


  • Our laser automation line is fully modular, giving you and your shop the perfect opportunity to create a machining and fabrication solution that’s custom-built to your exact specifications. And with configurations that require up to 30% less floorspace than other setups, designing the setup that’s right for you has never been easier or more cost-effective.


  • From small fabrication shops to massive lights-out operations, our laser automation line comes ready with a wide range of options that make it a great fit in nearly any scenario. This isn’t something you’ll need to replace in 5 years.


  • Not sure where to get started? Not to worry. Our laser automation experts will work with you to determine the right combination of machines, storage towers, product carts, and break-in stations. Together, we’ll help you create an adaptable, future-forward solution you can rely on to meet the needs of today and the challenges of tomorrow.


  • 75-second load and unload cycle time and a small 15’x50’ footprint (including eX or SR laser) make the ELEMENT ideal for quick-turnaround, high-volume production needs in narrow spaces
  • Vacuum load with thickness detection and sheet separation
  • Robust ¾” sheet capacity



  • Available second load station for additional flexibility


  • Fully compatible with DiamondFAB laser automation software
Cycle Time 75 seconds
Load Weight Limit 6,600 lbs
Unload Weight Limit 6,600 lbs (Floor Mounted Skid)
System Footprint 15′ x 50′
Shelf Count (Base) One Load Shelf, One Unload Location
Max Shelf Count 2nd Load Shelf Available
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