Press releases

14 August 2018

The LAS 1200 enables high-degree purification of laser fumes and laser dusts by leading the airflow through five different filtration stages

10 August 2018

NLight has introduced a new compact 3kW fibre laser that leverages ongoing advances in pump diode technology to add 20 per cent more output power

10 August 2018

Recol Engineering, a subcontract supplier of complete metal-based manufacturing solutions, will become Europe’s first user of the AMADA ACIES-2515TAJ 4kW CNC fibre-laser profiling centre

10 August 2018

MKS Instruments has announced the new Ophir SP920G GigE silicon CCD high resolution camera designed for industrial laser beam profiling applications

09 August 2018

Jenoptik has boosted its capabilities for producing high-power laser diodes at its site in Berlin, Germany, in response to continuing high demand for semiconductor lasers

08 August 2018

CENIT will be on location at this year’s IMTS to present the latest version of FASTSUITE Edition 2 – the next-generation 3D simulation software for the digital factory

02 August 2018

Laser micromachining firm 3D-Micromac has introduced the microPREP 2.0 laser ablation system for high-volume sample preparation of metals, semiconductors, ceramics and compound materials

02 August 2018

Laser manufacturer Trumpf has launched a programme under which employees can spend half their time at work putting their own business ideas into action

02 August 2018

Research work on an arc-based 3D printing machine takes place at the BIAS Bremer Institut für angewandte Strahltechnik as part of the joint project REGIS

30 July 2018

TLM Laser has announced a further expansion of its laser technology portfolio to include the comprehensive Universal Laser Systems (ULS) range

26 July 2018

Trumpf UK has projected that its sales will close at the end this current financial year at more than £52 million

24 July 2018

ULO Optics has launched its new, competitively-priced FT-CL Collimator as the latest addition to its comprehensive FIBER Tools 1µm beam delivery range


Analysis and opinion

After the international laser technology congress AKL, in Aachen in May, Matthew Dale learned that dramatic increases in power are on the horizon for ultrafast lasers


Greg Blackman finds that new EU PPE regulations mean that laser safety eyewear must have an operational lifespan, a change that will impact manufacturers and users alike


Keely Portway looks at how digitally networked laser machines, along with additive systems, will help improve production efficiency in the factories of the future