Laser Systems


At Tube & Wire 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 16-20 April, BLM Group will be showcasing the LT7 for the first time, the most recent addition to its Lasertube family of tube cutting machines


A fifth-generation desktop marking system from Coherent-Rofin combines high precision mechanics, a versatile fibre laser, and powerful software to deliver high quality and consistency


With the CoaxPrinter, Precitec brings a solution for laser cladding to market, which permits a multidirectional processing of the additive material wire for the first time

ByTrans Cross

Swiss sheet metalworking equipment manufacturer, Bystronic, has developed a new loading and unloading system, ByTrans Cross, for its fibre laser cutting machines


The latest generation TruDisk lasers from TRUMPF are advanced, high-power solid-state lasers that include optimum hardware features for a digitalised future and Industry 4.0.



By Dave MacLellan, Executive Director, AILU


Gemma Church finds that additive manufacturing is being used to transform lives through advanced implants and guides for surgeons


Matthew Dale looks at what can be achieved by combining robots with lasers, including a novel tool for repairing jet engines being developed by Rolls-Royce


High-power blue diode lasers are becoming available that have significant advantages over traditional infrared lasers for machining metals. Greg Blackman investigates