PowerMax-Pro Detector Line Extended to 3 kW Average Power

January 3rd, 2018

Coherent, Inc. has extended its series of large area, high speed, PowerMax-Pro laser detectors to enable power measurement of continuous-wave laser beams of 3 kW, and 5 kW peak power with modulated laser beams.  PowerMax-Pro detectors, first introduced in 2014 and based on Coherent’s proprietary thin film sensor technology, are the only technology that combines […]

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Coherent HyperRapid NX 1064 Speeds Display Glass Cutting

July 7th, 2017

  Glass is used as a substrate in the touchscreen displays of virtually every manufacturers’ smartphones and tablet computers.  The glass for these devices is invariably supplied in large sheets, which is processed and then eventually cut down to form individual displays. Unfortunately, the traditional mechanical methods for cutting glass have drawbacks, particularly for the […]

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What’s green about lasers?

July 4th, 2016

  The recent accreditation for the quality standard ISO 14001:2008 is another step forward on the path of continuous improvement for Rofin-Baasel UK following the successful implementation of an Environmental Management System (EMS) which aims to improve efficiency and reduce waste. Less well known, perhaps, are the ways in which lasers can help save energy […]

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ROFIN Advancing Laser Welding & Marking in Plastics

October 7th, 2015

Industrial manufacturers are switching to plastics for more and more components to save weight, for example to reduce costs and improve fuel economy in automotive vehicles.  The production of these lightweight plastic parts frequently requires laser welding.  ROFIN offers a family of laser workstations, the MPS, with tailor made integration packages for polymer welding. Market-leading […]

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Why upgrade your old CO2 laser? Here are 8 reasons…

October 31st, 2014

Many companies are still using Fast Axial Flow (FAF) lasers for industrial laser cutting. Here are 8 reasons why a new laser will be better, greener and cheaper to run than the previous generation of laser: Eliminate Helium usage –  FAF lasers use 3 different gases (He, N2 and CO2) and the consumption of these gases […]

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Prism Design – laser engraving with the EasyJewel

September 18th, 2014

Bradford-on-Avon based Prism Design is one of the leading manufacturers of Titanium jewellery in the UK, and very experienced in laser technology.  Having purchased their first laser welder almost 14 years ago, they have since added a second ROFIN laser welder and 2 years ago purchased the latest laser engraving system from ROFIN, the EasyJewel. […]

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Have you read the review of Industrial Laser Materials Processing?

September 9th, 2014

This month Laser Technik Journal has a review of the Industrial Laser Materials Processing – the origin, current status and outlook.  Written by Wolfram Rath and  Corinna Brettschneider of ROFIN-SINAR Laser GmbH in Hamburg this article looks at how industrial laser technology has developed over the past 40 years. Dramatic reductions in the physical size […]

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Lasers Point The Way For Jewellery Students

December 15th, 2013

Birmingham’s School of Jewellery has been located in the heart of the city’s famous Jewellery Quarter since 1890. Staff at the school are recognised as experts in their field and support award-winning students through their chosen course and into professional life. Whilst today’s students must still practice and acquire the intricate skills which we traditionally […]

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ROFIN’s Cost Efficient Tube Processing Center

September 13th, 2013

With a new automatic tube loader, suitable for both dry and wet cutting, ROFIN’s market-leading laser cutting system has evolved to become a highly versatile tube-processing centre for automated production. Read the full article here …..Rofin’s Cost Effective Tube Processing Centre   Share on:

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In-House Laser Material Processing – A Smart Business Decision

August 23rd, 2013

Having tried the ROFIN Performance manual laser welding system first hand, and actually welded a few parts, the three Directors of  DHF Precision Mechanics GmbH  re-thought their investment agenda, resulting in the purchase of Rofin Laser Systems for welding and marking. Read the full article here …..In-House Laser Processing – A Smart Business Decision     […]

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