Industrial Laser Trends

High-Power Laser Marker Embedded in Conveyor Enclosure
By Normand Lemieux on November 28, 2017

High-power lasers, such as those used for marking identifiers on metal, can be embedded in enclosures. Such systems, when properly designed, are 100% safe for workers and passersby. Laserax has...

Webcast: Part Traceability and Permanent Laser Marking
By Normand Lemieux on November 21, 2017

Lasers were first used in industrial applications by Western Electric in 1965 (1). Since then, lasers have been adopted in many other industrial applications. Laserax has become a leader in permanent...

Integrating laser markers : An interview with Paul Rochette
By Normand Lemieux on November 09, 2017

Mr. Paul Rochette, Director Business Development for Primary Metal - Laserax Paul graduated in Mechanical Engineering. He has over 20 years of experience in product...

Industrial Traceability in the Aluminum Industry with Laser Marking
By Normand Lemieux on October 26, 2017

Accountability is currently one of the most important priorities in manufacturing, especially in light of recent scandals, such as the Kobe Steel fumble. If a  supplier steps out of bounds, it...

Understanding Common Aluminum Alloys Series
By Normand Lemieux on July 12, 2017

Pure aluminum is seldom used in common industrial applications. It is usually alloyed with other metals. The choice of additives depends on the ultimate intended use of the product. In ESAB knowledge...

Inkjet or Laser Marking Systems : How to choose
By Lauris Talbot on May 05, 2017

Inkjet markers and laser marking systems are common options for many industrial marking applications. In order to choose the best option for your application, let’s try to understand how both...

Magnesium Parts Traceability in the Automotive Industry
By Normand Lemieux on May 02, 2017

Magnesium alloys have many characteristics that makes them interesting alternative to steel and aluminum in the...