Optimet has announced the ConoProbe Mark10-HD, a high precision non-contact laser sensor for distance and 3D measurements to sub-micron levels. The Mark10-HD is designed for 2D, 3D, surface contour, and volumetric measurements for quality control, inspection, and metrology applications.
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