Laser Additive Manufacturing’s Journey to Commercialization

By Andrew Albritton As seen in LIA TODAY LASER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CHALLENGES Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM), as it pertains to powder based manufacturing, is a technique that utilizes the interaction of lasers and base materials to construct a product, rather than removing material from a pre-constructed block of material. LAM is quickly approaching the critical […]

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LIA Invites You to The 2018 Laser Additive Manufacturing Conference

By Ron D. Schaeffer, Ph.D.  Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM) is one of the most exciting potential growth areas for the laser industry. The market has been watched for a few years and every year there are gains in the revenue generated by this market segment, but so far the revenue curve has not started rising […]

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Explore the Possibilities of Laser Additive Manufacturing at LIA’s 2018 LAM Conference

ORLANDO, FL (February 16, 2018) – The Laser Institute of America is pleased to announce that the 2018 Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM®) conference will be held at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL, March 27–28. For the first time in its 10-year history, the conference will be co-located with the Lasers in Manufacturing Event® […]

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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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High Growth Areas in Industrial Laser Processing & Monitoring

By Craig Bratt & Rahul Patwa The brilliant light of the laser promises unlimited possibilities for materials processing. Its use in manufacturing dates back to the late 1960s where laser drilling was developed for jet engine components. As laser technology has progressed, fast-paced advances in computers and sensor technologies have enabled the development of improved […]

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