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LIA anticipates more than 100 end-users and suppliers and more than 1,000 conference participants at ICALEO 2019

ICALEO 2019 will feature four industry-specific conferences that will become the core focus of each day: aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, microelectronics, and automotive

Tim Gillett investigates the process of laser machining composite materials for the aerospace industry

Paul Harrison, chief engineer for product applications at SPI Lasers, describes a new mode of operation for fibre lasers that enables beam quality to be varied on demand

News

The manufacturing line will be used to accelerate the conversion of maritime transport towards using electric propulsion. (Image: Leclanché)

21 June 2019

Leclanché, a Swiss provider of energy storage solutions, has commissioned Italian industrial automation firm Comau to build an automated manufacturing line for lithium-ion battery modules intended for electric vehicles

19 June 2019

Laser manufacturer Trumpf has acquired a 25.1 per cent share of Dresden-based IT startup Zigpos in order to boost its networked production offerings

18 June 2019

The NRC will provide Burloak with exclusive access to patented technology developed for directed energy deposition

17 June 2019

Rolls-Royce has chosen to work with metal additive manufacturing (AM) machines featuring four lasers operating simultaneously to enhance its AM capability

LIA anticipates more than 100 end-users and suppliers and more than 1,000 conference participants at ICALEO 2019

10 June 2019

ICALEO 2019 will feature four industry-specific conferences that will become the core focus of each day: aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, microelectronics, and automotive

06 June 2019

A robot-controlled laser processing head capable of performing cutting, welding and additive manufacturing is under development that will bring significant productivity and quality gains to sheet metal processing

03 June 2019

A group of engineers has developed a new laser welding process that can be used to create water-tight seals, even in difficult to weld materials such as die-cast aluminium

Analysis & opinion

31 May 2019

Dr Arnold Gillner, of Fraunhofer ILT, discusses the growing application range of ultrashort pulse lasers in industrial manufacturing

31 May 2019

Proper extraction system maintenance and design is vital, says BOFA International’s Joshua Evans, to reduce fire and explosion risks associated with laser metal processing

31 May 2019

Paul Harrison, chief engineer for product applications at SPI Lasers, describes a new mode of operation for fibre lasers that enables beam quality to be varied on demand

31 May 2019

Ali Gökhan Demir, of the Politecnico di Milano, reports on the use of laser triangulation to address a significant challenge being faced by laser metal deposition users

30 May 2019

Luísa Coutinho, director of the European Welding Federation, explains why an evolving qualification system is pivotal to addressing new demands in industry

30 May 2019

Riccardo Tosi, senior research engineer at the MTC, identifies the barriers preventing future adoption of large-scale directed energy deposition in industry

10 April 2019

Matthew Dale shares three interesting applications of laser technology that were presented at ILAS 2019 in Crewe, UK, in March

Features

31 May 2019

Greg Blackman discovers that new beam shaping technology is speeding up and improving the quality of thick plate laser cutting

31 May 2019

Tim Gillett investigates the process of laser machining composite materials for the aerospace industry

31 May 2019

Matthew Dale explores the range of laser solutions available for copper processing applications in e-mobility

30 May 2019

Read the Summer 2019 issue of Laser Systems Europe online here

Application focus

Proper extraction system maintenance and design is vital, says BOFA International’s Joshua Evans, to reduce fire and explosion risks associated with laser metal processing

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

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