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Miyachi America's LMF200 fiber laser marker

Miyachi America donates laser marker to nonprofit for veterans

11/26/2014

Welding, marking, cutting, and micromachining equipment and systems maker Miyachi America recently donated an LMF2000 fiber laser marker along with related safety equipment to Workshops for Warriors (WFW).

3D printing center to open in Singapore starting in 1Q 2015

3D printing center to open in Singapore starting in 1Q 2015

11/25/2014 Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. will offer 3D printing services through the acquisition of privately held Prototype Asia LLC and the opening of its Additive Manufacturing Center in Singapore. Services will be available beginning in ...
Amanda Wu uses digital image correlation to image a part produced by additive manufacturing

New method measures residual stress in parts produced by additive manufacturing

11/24/2014

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have developed an efficient method to measure residual stress in metal parts produced by powder-bed fusion additive manufacturing.

Renishaw's AM250 machine for additive manufacturing

Cardiff University invests in Renishaw additive manufacturing machine

11/21/2014 Cardiff University's School of Engineering has invested in a Renishaw AM250 machine, adding laser melting to the university's existing additive manufacturing research and development (R&D) technologies in metal sintering, r...
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. 

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

Glass laser cutting process

11/25/2014 Rofin-Baasel UK has debuted its SmartCleave FI glass laser cutting process, a kerf-less separation process for strengthened (chemically and thermally) and no...

Remote analysis software for laser cutting systems

11/24/2014

Eurolaser has introduced its Watchdog remote analysis software tool that works with the company's laser cutting systems.

Sheet metal CO2 optics

11/21/2014 Laser Research Optics' large CO2 lenses and mirrors for Mitsubishi and Mazak sheet metal laser cutting systems are said to allow companies to reduce consumab...

Laser marking workstation

11/18/2014

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

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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