Taking the Heat Out of Material Processing

May 8th, 2013

Cold laser material processing, using ultra-short pulse lasers (USP lasers), has become one of the most promising new technologies for high-precision cutting, structuring and drilling of almost all types of material, without causing thermal damage on the part. The highly versatile StarFemto FX, just one of a comprehensive range of ultra-short pulse lasers offered by Rofin, […]

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Selecting a Laser Welding System with Confidence

May 8th, 2013

Purchasing a Laser Welding system for the first time may seem a daunting task to the uninitiated. How do you know that you are talking to the right companies? Do they have the best system for your application? Happily, the process of selection can be simplified and decisions made with confidence, by reading this article […]

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Laser scribed pouch makes easy tear opening possible

Make it open easily with laser scoring of packaging

April 19th, 2013

Laser scoring of flexible packaging Modern packaging can be challenging to open without resorting to a sharp knife or scissors (with the inherent risk of cutting injuries).  Very often food and drinks packaging is marked with the words “open here” or a picture of a dotted line with a scissors icon at the start.  Sometimes […]

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LEV testing laser fume extraction

Checked your laser fume extraction recently?

March 1st, 2013

LEV Testing – What and Why “Every year, thousands of workers in Britain develop occupational diseases from breathing in certain dusts, fumes or other airborne contaminants at work. Local Exhaust Ventilation, often called dust or fume extraction, can help clean the air, before people breathe in these harmful substances”(Excerpt from HSE web site)   What is LEV? Local Exhaust […]

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Enhancing Craftsman Skills in Jewellery Repair

January 21st, 2013

As the use of lasers for jewellery manufacturing and repair continues to grow, jewellers are now realising their full potential by using this precision technology to undertake welding and joining processes which cannot be performed using traditional methods, without risking damage to the precious metals or stones. Read the full article here ….. Laser Enhances Craftsman […]

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Prism Design Make Their Mark With EasyJewel

January 20th, 2013

Established in 1980, Prism Design is a family business that has grown over the years to become recognised as the UK’s leading provider of Titanium jewellery. The company also has a history of positively embraced technology: introducing CAD / CAM some 10 years ago, to boost their in-house design and manufacture, and more recently purchasing […]

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Performance laser welder

Lasers for Jewellery? – visit Spring Fair

January 15th, 2013

See the latest ROFIN lasers for welding and engraving in Hall 17  at the Spring Fair 2013, NEC Birmingham.  You will find us on Stand 17 V61 at the Spring Fair from Sunday 3 Feb. to Thursday 7 Feb. 2013. Our new Desktop and Performance represent the latest generation of manual laser welders for use […]

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Increased turnover & profit 2012

January 3rd, 2013

Industrial laser systems manufacturer, Rofin-Baasel UK Ltd (RBUK) has just released its audited accounts for its financial year to end-September 2012; bookings and turnover for the UK/Ireland operation were up 12% on last year, adding to a remarkable 3-year run since 2009 which shows business up 75%. A pre-tax profit of almost £500,000 on a […]

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