Research collaboration announced for laser materials processing

Powerlase will work with the NCLA to deliver the benefits of laser technology to the Irish manufacturing industry by developing new techniques for materials processing

Powerlase has announced a research partnership with the National University if Ireland Galway (NUI Galway). As part of this agreement, Powerlase will work with leading academics from the National Centre for Laser Applications (NCLA) to develop novel techniques for laser materials processing.

The NCLA was founded in Galway in the West of Ireland in 1989 and champions the use of lasers in Irish manufacturing industry. The center works with companies in a wide range of sectors, including medical devices, electronics, precision engineering, and aerospace. Powerlase is partnering with the NCLA to improve wider industry understanding of techniques in materials processing.

This agreement is the latest in a series of global research initiatives from Powerlase as it aims to take advantage of its world leading laser technology by working with the world's finest research institutes, according to the company.

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