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New Laserax Office in Bremen, Germany

By Laserax on June 19, 2019

On June 17, we announced the opening of a new office in Bremen, Germany. This new location strengthens our presence on the European market and offers Laserax a new place to provide customer service and development.

Marking and Uncoating of Metals with Laser Ablation

By Normand Lemieux on May 09, 2019

Metals have a tendency to get dirty, to corrode and to have unexciting surface finishes. To solve these issues coatings may be applied to metals. Aluminum gets anodized, steel gets painted and...

Visi-Trak and Laserax Collaborate to Bring Part-to-Part Traceability to Diecasters

By Normand Lemieux on May 01, 2019

For over 30 years Visi-Trak has established itself as the leader in plantwide process monitoring with diecasters worldwide

What Is Laser Ablation?

By Normand Lemieux on April 18, 2019

Laser ablation is achieved when a very localized area of a material, which is targeted by the focused beam of an industrial laser, undergoes either fusion or sublimation. The fused material is...

CO2 vs. Fiber Laser - Which One Should You Buy?

By Laserax on April 10, 2019

If you’re looking to mark metal, what you need to buy is a fiber laser. If you’re looking to mark organic materials like textile, wood, or cardboard, a CO2 laser is the best choice.

Laserax Launches Inline Laser Marking and Laser Cleaning Solutions

By Normand Lemieux on April 02, 2019

Manufacturers of parts used in the automotive industry can rely on Laserax’s complete laser marking solutions to provide world-class traceability to their customers. ...

How Does Laser Annealing Work?

By Normand Lemieux on March 19, 2019

Laser annealing does not remove anything from a metal surface. In fact, the marking does not change the surface roughness of the metal surface. It is particularly interesting for applications in which...

Fiber Laser vs CO2 Laser: Comparison of Laser Engraving Machines

By Normand Lemieux on March 07, 2019

Fiber Laser Systems Fiber lasers use fiber optics as their gain medium. Other common gain mediums are gazes, crystals or mixture of dyes. Fiber lasers use laser diodes as...

Laser Etching: How it Works and Frequently Asked Questions

By Normand Lemieux on February 26, 2019

There are lots of things that have been written about laser etching. In order to help you make sense of it all, we have listed some of the most frequently asked questions (and their answers!) to help...