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20 April 2017

MKS Instruments has announced BeamCheck from Ophir, a new beam profiling system that ensures accurate laser performance in additive manufacturing

20 April 2017

3D-Micromac is presenting its highly productive MicroCell systems for laser processing of crystalline solar cells at the SNEC 2017

19 April 2017

For three days during mid-June visitors to the Trumpf 2017 Open House will see how Trumpf continues to innovate to help UK manufacturers be competitive and successful

19 April 2017

Lasermet recently installed its “Laser Castle” laser safety cabin at Fraunhofer CLA, the Center for Laser Applications, in Plymouth, Michigan USA

19 April 2017

4Jet Microtech has developed a high throughput solution that enables laser edge deletion, bus bar exposure and via drilling operations of CIGS glass substrates

19 April 2017

Automotive supplier Continental has made a commitment to additive manufacturing of metal parts with a machine from Concept Laser

30 March 2017

Global 3D printing software and services provider Materialise is bolstering the Additive Manufacturing (AM) offering at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)

30 March 2017

Scanlab’s new collimation module is closing a market gap for reliable connection of fiber-coupled lasers

30 March 2017

Amada Miyachi Europe announced that it will highlight a range of laser and resistance welding equipment ideal for the medical industry at Medtec Europe, to be held 4-6 April 2017

30 March 2017

ACS Motion Control released a software suite designed for high-precision laser processing equipment that significantly reduces and in some cases will eliminate the need for user interface development and maintenance

30 March 2017

MKS Instruments announced BeamSquared, a new M2 laser beam propagation system from Ophir that measures the quality of the beam to optimise performance

30 March 2017

A new, 1 kW (average power) pulsed fiber laser from Coherent Rofin offers the highest beam quality currently available at this power level

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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