Registration Now Open for LIA’s Inaugural Industrial Laser Conference

ORLANDO, FL – JULY 12, 2016 — Registration is now open for the Laser Institute of America’s inaugural Industrial Laser Conference, to be held at IMTS 2016 on September 13, at the renowned McCormick Place in Chicago. Designed exclusively for the industrial manufacturing professional, the conference will showcase laser applications that are driving the evolution […]

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What You Missed at LIA’s 2016 Lasers for Manufacturing Event and Summit

ORLANDO, FL, MAY 18, 2016 — From business owners to industry leaders and laser experts, the best and brightest in manufacturing gathered from April 25-27, 2016 in Atlanta, GA, for LIA’s most cutting-edge Lasers for Manufacturing Event® (LME®) and Summit yet. Beginning on April 25 with the Summit at the Renaissance® Atlanta Waverly Hotel, and […]

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Non-Disruptive, Low Loss In-Line Laser Beam Monitoring System for Industrial Laser Processing

By Michael Scaggs and Gilbert Haas The BWA-MON (Beam Waist Analyzer MONitor) system is a “smart” focus head that provides “real-time” laser beam measurement, analysis and monitoring of low to very high power lasers in accordance with international standards ISO11146 and ISO13694 related to lasers without disrupting the laser beam in use and with minimal […]

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Remote Viewing

By: Ken Barat Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley California An underused tool in the Laser Safety toolbox is the use of remote viewing. By remote viewing I mean being able to observe beam placement and interaction from a location other than bending over the optical table. Industrial applications are familiar and has long used machine […]

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