NEWS AND ARTICLES

GE partnership will yield laser machining platform for gas turbine production

GE partnership will yield laser machining platform for gas turbine production

11/20/2014 GE has partnered with laser cutting systems maker Synova and laser machining platform company Makino Milling Machine, whose Laser MicroJet technology will be used by GE in developing a manufacturing machine that will produce ga...
Additive manufacturing, laser melting specialist Concept Laser establishes US office

Additive manufacturing, laser melting specialist Concept Laser establishes US office

11/19/2014

Laser additive manufacturing and specialty laser melting company Concept Laser GmbH has established its new US subsidiary, Concept Laser Inc., in Dallas, TX, a development that was announced in July 2014.

Laser welding joint venture of Worthington Industries opens facility in Canada

Laser welding joint venture of Worthington Industries opens facility in Canada

11/18/2014

TWB Company, LLC has opened a new facility in Cambridge, ON, Canada, that will initially have one laser welding line with the capacity to produce 2 million tailor-welded blanks per year.

Laser cutting specialist in UK approaches milestone

Milestone approaches for UK laser cutter

11/17/2014

It seems hardly credible but at the end of this year, Laser Process Ltd. will have been providing laser cutting services to UK manufacturers for 25 years. 

Laser micromachining company ESI to acquire Topwin Optoelectronics

Laser micromachining company ESI to acquire Topwin Optoelectronics

11/14/2014

Laser micromachining systems maker Electro Scientific Industries (ESI; NASDAQ: ESIO) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wuhan Topwin Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd. (Topwin).

Laser technology maker Rofin-Sinar reports strong 4Q 2014 results

Laser technology maker Rofin-Sinar reports strong 4Q 2014 results

11/13/2014

Laser technology maker Rofin-Sinar Technologies (NASDAQ: RSTI) has reported results for its fourth fiscal quarter and 12 months ended September 30, 2014.

Laser cutting services offered by Specialised Laser Products expand to 24/7 operation

Laser cutting services offered by Specialised Laser Products expand to 24/7 operation

11/11/2014 Following significant investment in new Bystronic laser cutting equipment and a marked upturn in the demand for laser-cut steel and aluminium for industrial applications, Specialised Laser Products (SLP) has moved to a European...

Laser welding, additive manufacturing enable equipment refurbishments with less effort

11/10/2014 The National Laser Centre of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed laser-based refurbishment techniques, including laser welding and additive manufacturing, that have made it possible to refurb...

Webcasts

Application trends of continuous-wave lasers and technology update disk, diode and fiber lasers

Within the past couple of years one can see several trends in laser material processing. The increased use of lightweight designs and electric cars due to goals of reducing CO2-...

Editorial Digests

Laser Tools for Materials Processing

09/23/2014 Laser materials processing requires not only the appropriate industrial laser system, but also a host of “tools” to ensure that the laser beam is delivered t...

DABbling

Fiber laser cutting is hot in Atlanta

11/20/2014

I won't lay all the praise on fiber laser cutting, so I'll give credit where it's due. There was concern about Atlanta as this year's Fabtech venue, mainly about attendance (final total >30,000—a record).

Ron's Laser Report

Wrapping up 2014 and starting in on 2015

11/20/2014

The Fabtech show was a bit slow on Tuesday, but this was understandable given that it was a national holiday—Veteran's Day.

Financial News

Products

Laser marking workstation

11/18/2014

Miyachi America has debuted its LMWS laser marking workstation designed for benchtop operation.

Pulse selector for fiber lasers

11/17/2014 Jenoptik's Pulse Selector IOM enables automatic adjustment of the operating point, which ensures that the modulator's offset voltage is adjusted regularly an...

High-resolution chipsets for 3D printing

11/11/2014

Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced two high-resolution digital light processing (DLP) chipsets for use in 3D printing.

CO2 laser markers

11/10/2014 Electrox Laser has launched its Cobra high-speed CO2 laser marker, which marks up to 2500 characters/s on line speeds of up to 300m/min for coding applicatio...

Editor's Picks

Learn laser basics at laser technology short course at LASYS 2014

The central tenets of laser material processing will be taught during a 2-day short course at LAS...

New 3D printer said to advance the technology

The Singaporean company says its compact, high-speed 3D printer, for use in rapid prototyping and...

Laser additive manufacturing to be presented in Houston

The 6th Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop on March 12-13 will show how laser additive process...

Lincoln Electric, Case Western Reserve team on additive manufacturing benchmarking

In this second-round funding by America Makes, the team will test generating structural parts wit...

EOS and Airbus Group Innovations eco-assess aerospace 3D printing

Study reveals that direct metal laser sintering has the potential to build light, sustainable par...

Diode laser material processing Webcast shows installations for laser welding

In this free ILS Webcast, Wolfgang Todt of Laserline describes the developments made in commercia...

Mitsubishi moves into laser additive manufacturing with Matsuura partnership

MC Machinery Systems and Matsuura Machinery are introducing a new metal laser sintering hybrid mi...

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