Lasers

EasyMark

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

Foba Y.1000

The new 100-Watt fibre laser FOBA Y.1000 operates up to 40 percent faster than common 50-Watt lasers and allows for marking substrates that are usually difficult to mark with other models

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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