Control & Guidance

Clamir

New Infrared Technologies has announced that it has started shipping the first units of CLAMIR, a control system for laser additive manufacturing process.

FLBK40

A new, light weight, compact processing head from the Coherent division formerly known as LASAG is optimised for industrial laser applications here space is limited and minimum mass is required

MTD1020T

Thorlabs has announced the release of a new OEM-grade TEC driver for stable temperature control, the MTD1020T

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Analysis and opinion
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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

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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

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