By Ron Schaeffer Prima Power was an exhibitor at Laser Institute of America’s LME 2018, held March 28-29 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL. After show hours on March 28, Prima Power hosted an Open House at its showroom in nearby Arlington Heights, IL. A large group of visitors, composed of laser industry […]
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The Top Three Ways to Explore Laser Additive Manufacturing Through LIA
Considered by many to be the “hottest” trend in manufacturing, LIA has no shortage of resources in which you can learn more about Additive Manufacturing. The popularity of additive manufacturing methods, such as 3D printing, does not seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Taking a step away from traditional manufacturing methods, additive manufacturing builds […]
Refining Weld Seams
Reduced Ambient Pressure Improves Solid-State Laser Performance & Reduces Spatter By Christian Börner and Klaus Dilger In the German publicly funded research project “LaReD,” investigations are conducted to exploit the potential of high brilliance solid-state lasers and enhance the quality of the joints they produce. This project is being carried out at the Institute of […]
Impact of Lasers in Plastics Manufacturing
By Jerry Zybko As manufacturing has evolved over the years, the methods needed for assembly have expanded. Plastics have certainly gained more widespread acceptance in a variety of industries including automotive, medical, industrial and consumer applications. Depending on part geometry, material/part requirements and financial constraints, a variety of assembly methods are available.
LME 2013 Showcases Laser-Based Manufacturing for Big Bottom-Line Benefits
By Geoff Giordano In its third year, the Laser Institute of America’s Lasers for Manufacturing Event® (LME®) has been established as an indispensable locus of advanced photonics knowledge, with industry experts, seasoned practitioners and enthusiastic entrants to the field converging to share insights into the 21st century production revolution.