Discover the Benefits of Public-Private Partnerships in Additive Manufacturing with America Makes at LAM 2018

Our Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM®) Conference is less than 2 months away. This annual event features a series of presentations from industry leaders that highlight the latest advancements in additive manufacturing technology, applications, policy, standards and training for a variety of industries. LAM 2018 is in Schaumburg, Illinois, and will be co-located with the Lasers […]

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Laser Institute of America Presents Additive Manufacturing: Trends in North America Session at World of Photonics Congress 2017

As part of the World of Photonics Congress’s Additive Manufacturing subconference at LiM 2017, North American laser manufacturing leaders shared a comprehensive look at the latest developments and innovations. ORLANDO, FL – The Laser Institute of America (LIA) presented its 90 minute session,  AM: Trends in North America, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the […]

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Diode Lasers in Cladding, Additive and Hybrid Manufacturing

By Oleg Raykis Today there exist a number of technologies for additive manufacturing of components. The two most prominent types utilizing lasers for generating parts out of metals are either powder bed based solutions or direct energy deposition, often referred to as laser metal deposition. As a company Laserline focuses mainly on the second type. […]

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Quality Assurance of Selective Laser Melting Applications

By Thomas Gruenberger Key differentiation criteria for Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies are freedom of design, cost advantage, customization, and time to market. Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) AM technology is ideal for serial production for industries like aerospace. Setting up a process means mapping the input parameters (e.g. machine and process parameters and part geometry) […]

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How LIA Corporate Members Are Innovating the Future of Manufacturing

The Laser Institute of America aims to foster the future of laser applications. Many of our corporate members uphold similar ideals and they are working hard to advance the future of laser applications in manufacturing. From the development of new life-saving products to building the future of transportation and researching the next steps in the […]

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