Additive manufacturing


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


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