"laser" tag

Removing rust with CL-1000

The CL-1000, a 1000-Watt device developed by German CleanLaser, is able to remove rust totally.  The handheld rust remover eliminates hours of manual labor, scrubbing machines, and apparently, residue in the machine shop…

Laser process creates stronger joints between aluminum and carbon fiber

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) researching team developed a laser process that could make joining carbon fiber composites and aluminum less expensive with more robust joints as a result. The process promises cheaper lightweight,…

TRUMPF introduces new features in TruLaser 5030 fiber

TRUMPF shocased its productive machine for 2D laser cutting – the TruLaser 5030 fiber – featuring both new functions and an additional choice of laser power. TRUMPF introduced new innovations that will make…

Heating materials more than Sun’s core

Scientists at Imperial College of London (UK) developed a new method that could allow lasers to heat certain materials to temperatures hotter than at the Sun’s core in 20 quadrillionths of a second. With…

TRUMPF introduces new image processing software for laser units

TRUMPF has developed the new image processing software VisionLine Mark for the laser units in the TruMark Series 3000, 5000 and 6000. The software has two new functions that make marking with a…

New YW52 laser welding head from Precitec

Precitec presented the YW52 laser welding head with integrated ScanTracker for the controlled weld position and weld seam width. In conjunction with the WeldMaster system for realtime process control and quality monitoring, this…

FOBA’s new laser marking solutions

FOBA presents reliable laser marking solutions for complete traceability of parts. FOBA’s closed-loop laser marking process HELP (Holistic Enhanced Laser Process) is an innovative process solution which involves pre-marking product validation, laser-based product…

Laser components’ different laser diodes

With an emission wavelength from 520 nm at up to 120 mW, Laser Components included three different laser diodes in its product range. Space saving and efficient – therefore made for embedded solutions: The small…

Strategic collaboration for GF Machining Solutions

Swiss machine tool giant GF Machining Solutions signed a strategic deal to collaborate with laser additive manufacturing equipment pioneer EOS. GF Machining Solutions (GF is short for Georg Fischer), part of a company that…

Speedy laser mirrors for cutting and welding

Researchers at Fraunhofer Institute have discovered to develop fast, durable mirrors that are capable of performing challenging cutting and welding tasks. Silicon micromirrors can guide laser beams at extremely high speeds, allowing operators…

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