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What is Surface Finishing: Processes & Surface Finish Examples
By Catherine Veilleux on November 28, 2023

Surface finishing is the process of modifying a surface to improve specific properties, such as corrosion resistance, durability, adhesion, or appearance. The term encompasses a wide variety of processes, including deburring, coating, polishing, and texturing.

Disadvantages of Dry Ice Blasting: Is It Worth It?
By Guillaume Jobin on November 28, 2023

While dry ice blasting is praised for its advantages, it also comes with several disadvantages. In this article, we’ll go over the different aspects of dry ice blasting to better understand when it’s worth it, and which alternatives to consider.

Understanding Laser Powers
By Catherine Veilleux on November 07, 2023

Laser power is one of the most important parameters to consider when choosing a laser, as it plays a key role in determining the effectiveness of laser processes. In laser material processing, laser power directly impacts the speed of processes like laser welding, laser cleaning, laser texturing, laser cutting, and laser marking.

Superior Metal Bonding with Laser Surface Preparation
By Catherine Veilleux on October 31, 2023

Grit blasting and chemical etching are typically used to prepare metals for bonding. However, lasers offer a new, alternative approach that leads to superior bonding quality, increased efficiency, and lower operational costs

How to Choose the Best Fiber Laser Engraver
By Jerome Landry on September 04, 2023

Fiber lasers are ideal to engrave metal materials. If you don’t have the right information, choosing the right one will be challenging. But if you are willing to learn just the basics of fiber laser engraving, you can quickly identify the best laser engraver for your application.

What is Surface Preparation: Steps & Examples
By Catherine Veilleux on August 29, 2023

Whether you are coating, bonding, welding, or assembling metal parts, surface preparation is essential to ensure the high quality of your product. Failure to do proper surface preparation can lead to quality issues.

How to Do Surface Preparation for Adhesive Bonding
By Catherine Veilleux on July 26, 2023

Surface preparation is essential to ensure the success of adhesive bonding. It involves optimizing the surface of the substrate for a stronger bond with the adhesive. There are three primary aspects to surface preparation: removing contaminants, roughening the surface, and modifying the chemical composition.

Rotor Manufacturing Process for Electric Motors
By Stéphane Melançon on July 21, 2023

The rotor transfers power from the batteries to the wheels of an electric vehicle. Manufacturing rotors with the latest technologies improves the motor’s efficiency in many ways.

Fiber Laser Welding: Advantages, Systems and Applications
By Stéphane Melançon on May 05, 2023

Fiber laser welding is a welding process that uses a laser beam as the heat source. As non-contact tools, fiber lasers are low maintenance and offer fast welding speeds. The laser beam is highly precise and has a low heat input, which minimizes damage to the material