Now with a new technology, LPKF is targeting the challenging medical applica-tions sector, and is focusing on researchers and developers with de-manding specifications for the joining technology
At the Medtec Europe show, LPKF will be showcasing the first system in a new machine generation, and a method for the production of sophisticated microfluidic components
A new transmission tester for inline and offline laser welding operations has been launched by LPKF. The LPKF TMG 3 transmission tester quickly determines the transmission properties of welding partners, ensuring that faults are detected earlier in the processing chain.
During transmission laser welding, the laser beam passes through the upper, laser-transmissive joining partner to pass its welding energy on to the underlying, laser-absorbing joining partner. A moderate joining pressure aids thermal transmission, and produces a clean and reliable weld seam.
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
High-power blue diode lasers are becoming available that have significant advantages over traditional infrared lasers for machining metals. Greg Blackman investigates