LIA Presents Professor Reinhart Poprawe with Peter M. Baker Leadership Award

Laser Institute of America presented Professor Reinhart Poprawe, managing director of Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT), the Peter M. Baker Leadership Award during this year’s International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics (ICALEO®) in Atlanta, Georgia, Oct. 22-26. The award acknowledges individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership in an organization while significantly benefiting the […]

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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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Lasers in Manufacturing AM: Trends in North America—What You Need to Know About the New Conference Session

The Laser Institute of America (LIA) will present a new 1.5-hour session called Lasers in Manufacturing AM: Trends in North America on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 2:00-3:30 PM local time at the International Congress Center in Munich, Germany. As part of the Additive Manufacturing subconference of Lasers in Manufacturing (LiM) 2017, LIA will add to […]

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