Industrial Laser Trends

Pouch Cell Assembly: New Methods to Improve Manufacturing
By Stéphane Melançon on January 13, 2022

Pouch cells are the first choice for many manufacturers because of their high energy density, great power performances and other design advantages. While they are widely used in electric vehicles, automotive OEMs have strong opinions about whether they should be used.

Ultrasonic Bonding: How it Works & Applications
By Stéphane Melançon on December 22, 2021

Ultrasonic bonding, or ultrasonic welding, is an industrial welding process that uses ultrasonic vibrations to join plastics, metals, or dissimilar materials together. During welding, the joined materials are typically held together by a fixture and a sonotrode.

Laserax at The Battery Show Europe 2021
By Laserax on December 08, 2021

People from all backgrounds met at this event: engineers, innovators, thought leaders, leading suppliers, industry executives and decision makers were all there to shape the future of electric vehicles and batteries.

How to Choose the Best Marking Technology
By Keven Tremblay on November 12, 2021

Each marking technology has its benefits and drawbacks. Between dot peening, inkjet printing, laser marking, and printed labels, the right solution is not always obvious. The key to choosing the best technology is to understand your marking requirements.

Laser Markers vs Dot Peen Marking Machines: What to Choose and Why
By Keven Tremblay on October 04, 2021

Manufacturers who need permanent markings for traceability typically have two options: dot peen marking or laser marking. Between these two technologies, the choice is not always easy.

The Five Main Types of Lasers
By Alex Fraser on September 24, 2021

Different types of lasers are needed for different applications. Based on their gain medium, lasers are classified into five main types: gas lasers, solid-state lasers, fiber lasers, liquid lasers (dye lasers), and semiconductor lasers (laser diodes).


Class 1 Laser Products: Regulations Explained
By Julie Maltais on August 25, 2021

All over the world, laser products are identified with warning labels like the ones above. But what does a Class 1 label mean? And who decides which labels to apply? 

Three Laser Marking Technologies for Your Unique Applications
By Arthur Perret on July 23, 2021

Every capital investment is a huge decision, and buying a laser marking machine is no exception. Despite the high initial cost, the investment is worth every penny for a growing number of manufacturers.

What is an Industrial Laser and How Does it Work?
By Mohamed Bahdine on July 23, 2021

For a lot of people, lasers are small boxes that shoot red dots, which drive cats crazy. But in fact, laser systems are used in many manufacturing processes.