4Jet

PearlCut

German laser system integrator 4JET Technologies has developed a new process solution for precision cutting of glass, the PearlCut. The process uses ultrafast laser pulses and a unique beam shaping solution for a controlled crack propagation in brittle materials.

Latest issue

Feature

Matthew Dale explores some of the latest technology for manipulating and measuring the beam, including a multi-spot optical module for laser brazing and a contactless beam analysis device

Feature

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

Analysis and opinion