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.

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By Dave MacLellan, Executive Director, AILU

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Matthew Dale looks at what can be achieved by combining robots with lasers, including a novel tool for repairing jet engines being developed by Rolls-Royce

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High-power blue diode lasers are becoming available that have significant advantages over traditional infrared lasers for machining metals. Greg Blackman investigates