Automotive giant GKN Driveline started welding drive components with lasers 14 years ago. Now the tried-and-tested system is moving to the next round — featuring disk lasers — on three continents.
Microstructuring of materials using brilliant laser light is one of the key topics now being investigated by the Laser Center (LFM) at the Münster University of Applied Sciences. The center’s founder and director, Professor Klaus Dickmann, specializes in structuring surfaces and lending them new functions.
Hypodermic needles are disposable products. With its clever tube forming process and diode lasers, Nexans is ensuring the needles doctors discard will soon be much more cost-effective.
An operating table must be adaptable to every need and at the same time totally reliable. That is why the company that was to become TRUMPF Medical Systems adopted laser welding long before it joined the TRUMPF Group.
The co-managing directors of LaserJob tell us how the ultra-short pulsed laser matches up to the hard reality of job-shop operations.
Machines from the TruLaser Series 5000 can cut stainless steel up to 50 millimeters thick - potential applications are making blanks for later machining.
The food industry wouldn’t be the same without the laser.
So you think only heads of state get to have their face on coins? Think again! With marking lasers, a coin can feature anyone at all.
A small part makes a huge difference: the gasket silencer from KACO has put an end to loud water pumps
Scarcely anybody produces stainless steel components as precisely and in such a material-savings manner as LASER & more in Wels, Austria. Company founder Reinhard Aumayr reveals the secret of the company‘s success