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Industry
22 June 2016

Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) has celebrated its 30th anniversary in an event held on 3 June with guests from politics, industry and science

Industry
22 June 2016

Renishaw has opened an additive manufacturing solutions centre on 15 June in Pune, India

Industry
13 June 2016

The Kegelmann Technik group has recently concluded a comprehensive framework agreement with Concept Laser

Industry
3 June 2016

Jenoptik recently broke ground on its new £15 million modern technology campus at its US location in Rochester Hills, Michigan. The location will encompass metrology and laser machines for the automotive industry

Industry
2 June 2016

Greg Blackman reports from day two of the laser material processing trade fair, Lasys, taking place in Stuttgart Germany from 31 May to 2 June

Industry
1 June 2016

Solid-state lasers will be fitted in 60 to 70 per cent of 2D machine cutting tools in Europe this year, Dr Christian Schmitz at Trumpf Lasertechnik has said on the first day of Lasys. Greg Blackman reports

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Analysis & Opinion

26 May 2016

After the completion of a project to increase the brilliance of direct diode lasers, Dr Jens Biesenbach, CTO at Dilas, explains the technology, work that could see diode lasers competing with fibre lasers

5 May 2016

Following a talk at Mach 2016, Riccardo Tosi of the UK's Manufacturing Technology Centre writes about the Reclaim project, a hybrid system that combines additive and subtractive machining for repairing parts

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19 September 2016 to 22 September 2016
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27 February 2017 to 1 March 2017

Features

Hybrid welding
18 May 2016

Building large structures like ship hulls or railcars lends itself to hybrid welding, a combination of laser and arc welding. Gemma Church explores the technique

Medical traceability
18 May 2016

New regulations on unique device identifiers for medical equipment and implants are being phased in by the US Food and Drug Administration, codes that are best marked with a laser, as Rachel Berkowitz finds out

Reclaim project
18 May 2016

A laser cell that combines additive and subtractive machining methods for repairing components has been developed as the result of a project called Reclaim. Riccardo Tosi of the UK’s Manufacturing Technology Centre, who spoke about Reclaim at the Mach event in April, sets out the business case for building such a hybrid system

Job shops
18 May 2016

Greg Blackman assesses the health of the laser job shop market and finds that new service offerings are springing up for micromachining

Energy
17 February 2016

Gemma Church investigates how the energy industry is turning to laser technology to meet the demands of a wide range of applications

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LATEST PRESS RELEASES

Lasers
8 June 2016

At Lasys 2016, Jenoptik presented the newest advancement of its JenLas Femto series, the JenLas Femto 16

Test and Measurement
8 June 2016

Ophir Photonics Group, a Newport company, has introduced the Helios, a compact laser power meter for measuring high power lasers in industrial processing applications

Control and Guidance
8 June 2016

Blackbird Robotersysteme, a Scanlab subsidiary, introduced a new 2D scan system at Lasys 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany

Control and Guidance
8 June 2016

Scanlab has introduced an intelligent monitoring and calibration system for laser processing applications requiring strict dimensional tolerances

Control and Guidance
7 June 2016
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6 June 2016