The coherent beam combining technology of Civan's Dynamic Beam Laser can be used to produce a wide range of beam profiles.

06 June 2022

Matthew Dale learns how Bosch Research plans to use one of the most recent developments in laser technology

More than 900 exhibitors were in attendance this year.

30 April 2022

Laser World of Photonics made its much anticipated comeback in Munich last month from 26 to 29 April, three years since the last in-person version of the event took place.

Hot-fire testing of a GRCop-42 L-PBF chamber and NASA HR-1 LP-DED nozzle with integral channels at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. (Image: NASA)

03 February 2022

Matthew Dale learns how additive manufacturing is optimising the production of rocket components

Hydrogen fuel cells could provide a suitable alternative to plug-in electric HGVs, where the weight of the battery could prove to be an issue. (Image: Shutterstock/Audeo und werbung)

14 December 2021

New laser technology could help make hydrogen-powered vehicles commercially viable, David Stuart finds

Laser depaneling systems such as this achieve higher output by higher effective cutting speed and cutting quality. (Image: LPKF)

13 December 2021

Productronica exhibitors shared some of the latest trends in electronics manufacturing with Abigail Williams

Ship under construction in a shipyard. (Image: Shutterstock.com)

24 September 2021

Keely Portway looks at how new laser technologies are optimising welding and cutting for shipbuilding

Labels can be laser marked on a reel-to-reel spooling workstation. (Image: Trotec)

23 September 2021

Greg Blackman on where CO2 lasers excel in materials processing

11 June 2021

Keely Portway considers the benefits of incorporating AI into industrial laser systems

Ultra-thin glass is now being used in the flexible displays of foldable smartphones.

02 March 2021

Ultra-thin glass offers exciting opportunities but poses exceptional manufacturing challenges, Matthew Dale finds

(Image: Andrey Armyagov/Shutterstock)

23 February 2021

Greg Blackman asks experts how fibre lasers developed between 2010 to 2020, as well as what advancements the future may hold for the technology

Amada Weld Tech uses fibre lasers and femtosecond lasers in the manufacture of stents. (Image: Amada Weld Tech)

22 February 2021

Keely Portway explores the use of lasers in medical device manufacturing, including how they have played their part since the start of the pandemic

Lasers can be used to cut vehicle doorings, ABC pillars and any other structural part in a car body made out of press-hardened steel. (Image: Nataliya Hora/Shutterstock)

11 December 2020

LSE speaks with Martin Kuhnhen, head of Jenoptik’s Light & Production division, about the usage of laser technology on automotive production lines