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The University is hiring a new research fellow as part of a five-year project looking to move beyond ‘fixed’ fibre lasers currently used in manufacturing. (Image: ORC)

Southampton University developing next generation of high-power fibre lasers

10 August 2022

The university is hiring a new research fellow as part of a five-year project developing ‘smart’, reconfigurable fibre lasers

The implants will be adaptable to each patient, ensure good tolerability and remain functional for a long time (Image: LZH)

Additive manufacturing to enable tailored, durable titanium dental implants

08 August 2022

The implants will be adaptable to each patient, ensure good tolerability and remain functional for a long time

A battery being welded at Trumpf's application lab. (Image: Trumpf)

Trumpf enters partnership with battery manufacturer

27 July 2022

Trumpf will supply lasers to a new production facility set to produce battery cells for 1,000 vehicles annually

The constellation will operate in low earth orbit to perform mining exploration with minimal environmental impact. (Image: Shutterstock/NicoElNino)

Satellite constellation antennas developed using laser additive manufacturing

25 July 2022

The constellation will operate in low earth orbit as part of an initiative for mining exploration with minimal environmental impact

ScaleNC offers digital services on a cloud platform to sheet metal manufacturers, for example, to program their machines. (Image: Trumpf)

Trumpf invests €4m into cloud-based sheet metal processing services

21 July 2022

Trumpf has been using cloud-based solutions in its production lines for over a year now

Inverse laser drilling is being used to manufacture preforms for hollow-core fibres with advantageous geometrical shapes. (Image: Fraunhofer ILT) 

'Inverse laser drilling' to tailor dispersive properties in hollow-core fibres

20 July 2022

The process will be used to create structured fibre preforms over 200mm long

The new facility can accommodate up to 16 launch vehicles for assembly, integration, and launch per annum. (Image: Skyrora)

UK firm opens new facility to build rockets using laser additive manufacturing

19 July 2022

The new facility can accommodate up to 16 launch vehicles for assembly, integration, and launch per annum

Laser powder-bed fusion can be used to efficiently manufacture a wide range of components cost-effectively. (Image: TUM)

New project to enhance LPBF using artificial intelligence

14 July 2022

The project will develop intelligent, innovative LPBF technologies for application in aerospace, automotive and energy production

CO2 laser welding creates reliable fibre couplings for glass-based photonic integrated circuits – an excellent alternative to currently adhesive-based methods. (Image: Fraunhofer IZM)

CO2 laser welding replaces adhesives in PIC production

13 July 2022

The new process is designed as an alternative to adhesive-based fibre interconnection strategies for PICs

The VulcanOne facility in Devens, Massachusetts, operates a fleet of VulcanForms’ proprietary 100kW laser powder bed fusion systems. (Image: VulcanForms)

Firm raises $355m to deliver metal AM infrastructure via 100kW machines

13 July 2022

Funding will enable VulcanForms to deliver metal AM as a scalable industrial process and reduce US dependence on overseas manufacturing

Startups partner to print graphene-infused polymer powders

11 July 2022

The high-performance, graphene-infused powder could enable telecoms, aerospace, and automotive manufacturers to print parts with improved mechanical properties

Green lasers are far more efficient for welding copper than IR lasers. (Image: Trumpf)

Firm adopts green laser to manufacture battery components for BMW

08 July 2022

Vitesco Technologies recently integrated a 2kW system from Trumpf following three years of application development

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