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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...

What is an Industrial Laser and How Does it Work?

By Mohamed Bahdine on May 26, 2017

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. They can be used for cutting metal or...

Highly Integrated Automotive Industry Requires Improved Traceability

By Normand Lemieux on May 23, 2017

  In its very well documented report: “Canada-U.S. Trade Still a Powerful Driver for Automotive Sector”, Export Development Canada (EDC) highlights the integration of the North American...

Three Laser Marking Technologies for Your unique Applications

By Arthur Perret on May 15, 2017

For most companies, every capital investment is a huge decision that needs to be reflected upon. If economic uncertainties requires a thorough analysis of the market before proceeding to such...

Laserax profitera du soutien d’InnovExport pour son expansion à l’international

By Normand Lemieux on May 15, 2017

Mme Dominique Anglade, ministre de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation et ministre responsable de la Stratégie numérique, M. François Blais, ministre de l’Emploi et de la...