Application specific consulting services for industrial laser applications

The II-VI Highyag division of II-VI, a provider of laser material processing tools, complements its portfolio with application specific consulting services.

II-VI Highyag provides the services in its own application laboratories. Collaboratively with its customers, II-VI Highyag’s application engineers develop optimal systems and process set-ups for mission-critical laser applications. Areas of expertise include laser welding, laser soldering, laser brazing and laser cutting. The application laboratories are equipped with II-VI Highyag laser processing heads, direct diode and fibre lasers up to 8kW, and various drive systems in the form of industrial robots and gantry systems. Customers can review first-hand the feasibility of applications, fabricate samples and evaluate process windows, allowing processes to be optimised and transferred to serial production.


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


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


Greg Blackman investigates the art of laser system design and integration

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