Spring 2014

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All adding up

With the Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM) workshop in Houston, Texas approaching, Tom Eddershaw looks at where 3D printing is finding uses in manufacture

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Powerful protection

With lasers becoming more powerful and with solid-state systems like fibre lasers now more commonly used in manufacturing, Jessica Rowbury examines the safety precautions necessary when using laser equipment

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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

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Moving to very high power lasers for welding metals, like aluminium in car production, has some big benefits, as Greg Blackman finds out

Analysis and opinion