Schweissen und Schneiden

25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017
Düsseldorf, Germany

Schweissen & Schneiden is the world's leading trade fair for joining, cutting and coating. It takes place every four years and is therefore referred in specialist circles as the 'Olympics of Welding Technology'.

It gives a complete overview of all current developments, innovations and trends from the world of joining technology. Of plants, equipments, machinery, materials and technologies for joining, cutting and coating of metallic and non-metallic materials and composites to facilities and equipment for the heat treatment and other manufacturing processes such as gluing, soldering or thermal spraying national and international exhibitors, including the global industry leaders, show their broad product and service range.

Messe Essen

Matthew Dale discovers that laser welding is enabling battery manufacturers to address the growing demands of the electro-mobility industry


Gemma Church finds jewellers are turning to lasers for repairing and engraving precious metals


Greg Blackman investigates the art of laser system design and integration

Analysis and opinion