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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...

Three Examples of Industrial Laser Marking Systems with Alex Fraser

By Normand Lemieux on November 15, 2017

Laser marking is, by nature, an ideal match for automated assembly lines. Lasers are capable to individually identify a wide array of material at high speeds. Lasers can mark serial numbers, batch...

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...