Researchers at the UK Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) have made significant improvements in the performance of laser drilling aerospace alloys, it was shown at the Industrial Laser Applications Symposium in Grantham, UK
The photonics industry is currently undergoing a transition to a third generation of laser cutting technology, attendees to the AILU Industrial Laser Applications Symposium were told. Matthew Dale reports from the show
A two-day event providing a unique opportunity for users, suppliers and researchers to explore recent advances in laser materials processing.
Greg Blackman assesses how UK laser sub-contractors are coping with rock-bottom steel prices
Information technologies like cloud computing and Internet of Things are bringing about big changes in manufacturing. Gemma Church looks at where laser systems will fit into these smart factories
Matthew Dale asks what measures are needed to bring metal 3D printing into mainstream production
Greg Blackman on the safety equipment for protecting against higher power and ultrafast lasers