Trumpf senior figure and partner Berthold Leibinger has died at the age of 87
Laser manufacturer Trumpf’s sales rose by 15 per cent to €3.6 billion in the 2017/2018 fiscal year. Orders received by the group rose to €3.8 billion, an increase of around 13 per cent.
Matthew Dale reports from the European Photonic Industry Consortium’s Executive Meeting on Industrial Lasers, where it was explained how CO2 lasers could be used to produce the next generation of computer processor
Matthew Dale explores some of the latest technology for manipulating and measuring the beam, including a multi-spot optical module for laser brazing and a contactless beam analysis device
Moving to very high power lasers for welding metals, like aluminium in car production, has some big benefits, as Greg Blackman finds out