Sheet metal


A cut above

High-brightness direct diode lasers are now available with beam quality suitable for cutting and welding sheet metal.  Greg Blackman assesses their potential for sheet metal processing


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


Greg Blackman investigates the art of laser system design and integration


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

Analysis and opinion