Laser Physics has introduced a new range of collapsible laser safety barriers from Kentek Corporation to complement the EverGuard and ServiceRight barriers it currently offers. With just five major parts, including pre-assembled laser blocking panels, the 5M Flex-Guard laser barriers are ready for use in less than five minutes. The barriers can be used stand-alone or linked together, are clean room friendly and have options for both high and low power lasers.
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
Moving to very high power lasers for welding metals, like aluminium in car production, has some big benefits, as Greg Blackman finds out