Industrial Laser Trends

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...

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...

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...

Inkjet or Laser Marking Systems : How to choose
By Lauris Talbot on May 05, 2017

Inkjet markers and laser marking systems are common options for many industrial marking applications. In order to choose the best option for your application, let’s try to understand how both...

Magnesium Parts Traceability in the Automotive Industry
By Normand Lemieux on May 02, 2017

Magnesium alloys have many characteristics that makes them interesting alternative to steel and aluminum in the...

Laser Markers or Dot Peen Marking: What to choose and why
By Lauris Talbot on April 20, 2017

Direct part marking is often required in industrial applications where traceability is mandatory because of its ability to permanently mark the surface of the parts. Such markings can be achieved...