LPKF is beginning to display its PowerWeld 2000. Depending on the model, this standalone system is used for small, medium, and large-scale serial production. With its various laser sources and handling options, the PowerWeld 2000 adapts to the specific production conditions of the customer.
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