Summer 2015

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Efficiency gains

With direct diode lasers making their way into industrial settings alongside fibre and CO2 lasers, Jessica Rowbury looks at how important energy efficiency is for end users choosing a laser system

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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

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Matthew Dale asks what measures are needed to bring metal 3D printing into mainstream production

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Greg Blackman on the safety equipment for protecting against higher power and ultrafast lasers