Explore Laser Manufacturing Technology at the Lasers for Manufacturing Event

ORLANDO, FL (March 19, 2018) – The Laser Institute of America is excited to announce that the 2018 Lasers for Manufacturing Event® (LME®) will be held at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois March 28-29. This year will be the first time the event will be co-located with the Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM®) Conference, […]

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Why Was the Industrial Laser Conference Created?

Why was the Industrial Laser Conference created, who is it for, and how can it help advance your industrial manufacturing career? This blog explains it all. Registration is now open for Laser Institute of America’s inaugural Industrial Laser Conference, to be held at the International Manufacturing Technology Show on September 13, 2016 at the renowned […]

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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 rundown. Performed at the company’s Customer Productivity Center in Harrison, Ohio, about 20 miles west of Cincinnati, this demonstration by the longtime LIA exhibitor used their machines […]

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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 the glass cutting is always a difficulty because of its fracture characteristics. Especially in the field of irregular curve cutting, sloped cutting and drilling. In […]

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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 for cutting sapphire glass, which is now increasingly used in mobile electronic devices and high-quality mechanical watches. Synthetic sapphire is a mono-crystalline aluminum oxide with […]

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