Recap: CO2 vs. fiber laser shootout by Cincinnati Incorporated

In case you missed today’s CO2-vs.-fiber shootout by Cincinnati Incorporated using its 4,000-watt CL440 CO2 and CL940 fiber lasers to cut identical parts side by side, here’s a quick […]

The Novel Technology for Thick Glass Cutting with Small Power Laser Saw

By Chao Huang, Jimin Chen and Shi bai Introduction In recent years, glass has been widely used in different industrial field due to its excellent physical and chemical properties. However […]

Sapphire Cutting with Pulsed Fiber Lasers

By Christoph Ruettimann, Noémie Dury and Markus Danner With almost 40 years of experience in precision processing of synthetic crystalline materials, Swiss laser manufacturer ROFIN-LASAG AG has developed a process […]

A Technical and Commercial Comparison of Fiber Laser and CO2 Laser Cutting

By John Powell, Alexander Kaplan Since the advent of commercial fiber and disk laser cutting machines, there has been a lot of controversy about the performance of these devices – […]

Investigations in Remote Cutting of Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

By: Annett Klotzbach

Fraunhofer IWS

Carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRP) are increasingly applied in the aircraft industry as well as the automobile industry. The main reason is the highly mechanical […]

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CO2 Laser Cutting of Flexible Glass Substrates

By: Xinghua Li and Sean Garner Ultra-slim flexible glass substrates have many potential applications, spanning from photovoltaics to e-paper to touch sensors. Previously, these applications generally incorporated glass substrates in […]

By |December 1st, 2011|Laser Cutting|0 Comments|

A Study on Laser Cutting of Textiles

By: Dr. Nukman bin Yusoff Laser cutting technology is a non-conventional machining which being used widely in many industries. However, the application of this technology in textile industry is still […]

Fiber Laser Blanking of Coil Strips at Extreme-Speed Extreme-Power

By: Dr. Charles Caristan and Jay Finn Air Liquide Industrial US LP, Automatic Feed Company The blanking process consisting of cutting flat panels directly out of a metal coil is […]

Leading Technology for the Customer’s Benefit – Laser Processing Heads for Welding and Cutting

By: Dr. Markus Kogel-Hollacher For decades Precitec has been the leading manufacturer of processing heads suitable for all laser sources including fiber lasers, disc lasers, CO2 lasers, diode lasers, Nd:YAG […]