Steven May founded Maygems in Hatton Garden, London, three years ago, after around 30 years’ experience in the jewellery trade.
20 years ago, in 1995, ROFIN showed the first manual laser welder for jewellery applications at the Inhorgenta Show in Munich, Germany.
Register now for the Jewellery & Watch Birmingham 2015 show at the NEC, Birmingham.
On 10 December 2014, AILU (the Association of Industrial Laser Users) is holding a seminar where a range of speakers will discuss laser processing solutions to today’s manufacturing challenges. One of the most significant challenges in terms of material and cut quality is the laser cutting of glass – particularly where this material is required […]
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 […]
Rofin-Baasel UK and ES Technology will be attending 2 Open Days in Dublin where visitors will be able to see the latest technology for laser processing, 3D printing and 3D CAD for jewellery design. The Open Days are on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 at University College Dublin. Visitors are welcome to drop in any […]
In a year when global shipments of smartphones and tablets are expected to surpass 2 billion units, the ability to cut glass and similar materials is critical. Television screens, computer screens and smart watches also need tough screens which must be cut at production speeds with perfect quality. ROFIN is now able to offer the […]
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. […]
XL Precision Technologies (XL-PT), based in Stockton-on-Tees in the North-East of England, is a fast growing company working mainly in the medical device manufacturing industry and offering laser material processing and EDM machining to manufacture precision micro-components. In 2009 XL-PT relocated to larger premises and further expansion is scheduled in the near future, as a […]
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 […]