Editor's picks

Greg Blackman speaks to Marco Reichle, at Reichle Technologiezentrum, on laser texturing injection moulds for vehicle makers – now a huge part of the firm’s business

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Dr Ben Mills, an EPSRC early career fellow and senior research fellow for the ORC in Southampton, UK, explains how deep learning could be used to enhance laser processing

Analysis & opinion

14 March 2019

Professor Duncan Hand discusses the results of CIM-Laser, a collaboration between five UK universities that has supported the country’s uptake of laser-based manufacturing over the past five years

14 March 2019

Dr Stefan Kaierle shares how joining dissimmilar materials with laser beam welding could be used to decrease the weight of ships and cars, leading to a reduction in their emissions

14 March 2019

Dr Dieter Schwarze and Bodo Haack, of SLM Solutions, discuss the importance and progression of standardisation in laser metal additive manufacturing

14 March 2019

Dr Daniel Arnaldo del Cerro, laser applications engineer at Oxford Lasers, describes how global energy consumption could be cut back through laser surface texturing to minimise the friction of moving mechanical components

14 March 2019

Paul Webster and Chris Galbraith, of IPG Photonics, report on the development of a new inline weld monitoring system based on technology from Laser Depth Dynamics

14 March 2019

Dr Rich Martukanitz, of the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing and the University of Virginia, explains how a performance qualification protocol in traditional manufacturing can be adapted for AM

14 March 2019

Dr Jack Gabzdyl and Dr Ken Dzurko, of SPI Lasers, highlight the multiple applications that fibre lasers can be used for in the making of electric vehicles

Features

07 March 2019

Greg Blackman speaks to Marco Reichle, at Reichle Technologiezentrum, on laser texturing injection moulds for vehicle makers – now a huge part of the firm’s business

07 January 2019

Keely Portway discovers some of the different ways advances in laser processing have been used to help improve aircraft efficiency

07 January 2019

Gemma Church investigates the explosion of cross-industry plastic welding techniques

10 September 2018

Moving to very high power lasers for welding metals, like aluminium in car production, has some big benefits, as Greg Blackman finds out

Application focus

New regulations dictate that certain medical devices must be marked with a unique device identification code. Here we explore how different laser technologies can be used to produce these markings

A look at some of the industrial laser technology on display at Photonics West

A selection of laser technology for micromachining applications, including drilling, cutting, structuring and scribing.

Applied technology for laser material processing, with a focus on what was shown at Lasys from 5 to 7 June in Stuttgart, Germany

Press Releases

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