A novel curing process for 3D printing plastic components without support structures has been developed by Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT and Rapid Shape, which will be shown at Formnext
Professor Reinhart Poprawe, director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, has been awarded the Laser Institute of America’s ‘Peter M Baker Leadership Award’
Here, experts will inform industrial users in lectures and guided tours about the latest developments and state-of-the-art applications in laser material processing of fiber-reinforced plastics.
A consortium of laser developers, automation firms and metal recycling experts are combining laser technology, modern image processing, and robotics to produce an automated urban mining solution
Matthew Dale reports from an additive manufacturing application panel at Laser World of Photonics, where high-end, multi-laser systems along with low-cost machines were both discussed
The world’s largest selective laser melting facility was officially opened on 1 June as part of the joint ‘SLM-XL’ research project being carried out by the Aachen Center for 3D printing
Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen and RWTH Aachen University have been awarded a €50,000 prize for an ultra-high-speed laser material deposition process called EHLA
Matthew Dale discovers that laser welding is enabling battery manufacturers to address the growing demands of the electro-mobility industry
Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT will present laser processes for micro structuring of thin films at LOPEC 2017
The event is an international platform for experts, laser manufactures as well as users of laser technology and novices in this area.
By Dave MacLellan, Executive Director, AILU
Greg Blackman looks at the state of adoption of ultrashort pulse lasers in consumer electronics production
Rachel Berkowitz explores the wealth of ways that textiles can be cut, engraved, perforated, and patterned with a laser
Matthew Dale discovers that laser cooling is an undefined art, as thermal management firms turn to adaptable modular systems to meet individual customer demands
After 29 years as executive director of the Laser Institute of America, Peter Baker has retired from the role. He looks back at a career filled with laser technology