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Laser systems support breakthrough of e-mobility

EVS30 (Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition) was the industry get-together for the entire electromobility industry from 9 to 11 October 2017. Manufacturers, users and decision-makers obtained an up-to-date picture of all types of…

Additive manufacturing process employs multiple laser diodes to accelerate part production

Laser melting systems are increasingly being used in high-value sectors like aerospace and automotive to manufacture metallic and plastics parts in layers from powder. However, this process reportedly comes with its limitations as…

Robot-assisted laser systems for direct metal deposition

Lasertechnologie GmbH develops and builds robot-assisted laser systems for direct metal deposition (DMD) that take the production and repair of sliding bearings to an innovative new level. Latest-generation lasers can be used with…

GE to buy additive manufacturing companies Arcam and SLM

Digital industrial company GE (Boston, MA) plans to acquire additive manufacturing equipment suppliers Arcam (Mölndal, Sweden) and SLM Solutions Group (Lübeck, Germany) for $1.4 billion. Both companies will report to David Joyce, president…

Direct metal deposition with a coaxial powder nozzle

Direct metal deposition (DMD) can be up to 250-330% faster than manual laser cladding. New Additive Manufacturing 2.0 (AM 2.0)-capable laser welding systems can now be equipped with a recently developed powder nozzle…

“Lasers in Action“ forum on new developments, technologies and applications

“Lasers in Action” is the forum to be held during Lasys, the international trade fair for laser material processing, from 31 May to 2 June, in Stuttgart, Germany. Visitors will have a wide…

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