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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...

Québec héberge le nouveau pôle d’excellence en optique-photonique

By Normand Lemieux on September 22, 2017

La vice-première ministre et ministre responsable des PME, de l’Allègement réglementaire et du Développement économique régional, Lise Thériault était présente avec le maire de Québec M....

Will the Internet of Things Impact Traceability for Manufacturers?

By Normand Lemieux on August 17, 2017

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is making quite a ruckus on the web. But how important is it and will it have an impact on the way manufacturers do business? In this post, we will review the...

How Does Laser Cleaning Work in 5 Steps

By Arthur Perret on July 25, 2017

Laser cleaning is the process of removing contaminants, such as rust, oil, oxides, etc., on steel and other surfaces using laser technology. Laser cleaning is achieved through laser ablation. It...

Dos and Don’ts of Aluminum Surface Preparation Prior to Welding

By Normand Lemieux on July 17, 2017

Miller, the self-proclaimed largest manufacturer of arc welding products in the world, provides very useful clues as to what is required for creating high quality welds on aluminum.  They state...

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...

Environmentally Friendly Projects Throughout the Aluminum Value Chain

By Normand Lemieux on June 29, 2017

Aluminum is used in a wide array of products and it is well known for being highly recyclable. In this blog post we outline examples of initiatives that make the grey metal even more environmentally...

List of Fiber Laser Systems Applications

By Normand Lemieux on May 30, 2017

In Fiber Laser: The State of the Art, Jeff Hecht from Laser Focus World describes the main components of fiber lasers. He then goes on with describing their features and configuration. He finishes...