Laser Welders

Nd:YAG or Fiber Laser Micro Welding?

There are a number of choices for laser for micro welding. Here are the factors to consider why and when one laser might be chosen over another, and how to select the best option for your specific application.
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Laser Welders: Articles

Three Common Questions Concerning Laser Welding in Sheet Metal Fabrication

Many sheet metal fabrication shops still hesitate to invest in laser welding. They are missing out on the numerous competitive advantages and opportunities that it offers over conventional welding processes. Here are some insights that they need to know.

Lasers Handle Cutting and Welding of Complex Parts

This shop welded the seam and cut 100 million holes in 12,100 torches – in six months. That's not all. Check out the automotive parts they're making.

Electron Beam Welding vs. Laser Welding

A comparison of the two processes by application and cost.

The Next Big Thing in Sheet Metal Fabrication

The competitive advantages of laser welding are generating all sorts of excitement as new advancements have minimized the initial investment required and offer a more affordable entry for job shops. 

Laser Beam Delivery and Focusing Optics

Some tips and best practices for maintaining a high production yield in micro welding.

 

Laser Welders: Industry News

Coldwater Machine Named Level 1 FANUC Integrator

This status opens up new automation opportunities for them in appliance, automotive, and aerospace applications.

Laser Mechanisms Acquires Visotek

This deal expands their capabilities of providing laser beam delivery solutions.

 

Laser Welders: Products

Advanced Welding Cells for Gearmaking and Automotive Jobs

GMTA offers a compact CNC workcell from Arnold available with CO2 or solid-state lasers, this cell is suitable for mass production or smaller batches, owing to the onboard loading and powerful CNC programming capabilities of the machine.

Higher Power Fiber Lasers for Thicker Materials and Faster Speed

The LF Series fiber laser welders from Amada Miyachi America address thicker materials or increase processing speed for a given application. They offer continuous wave and modulated fiber laser technology with both single mode and multimode options.

Powerful Lasers are Ideal for Plastic or Thin Gauge Metal Welding

TruDiode 151 and TruDiode 301 lasers from TRUMPF are more powerful and efficient, yet smaller than previous TruDiode lasers, producing wavelengths that range between 920 Nm to 970 Nm.