For repairing damaged components and enhancing surface protection properties for better wear or corrosion resistance, laser cladding services from Alabama Laser use lasers to deposit a layer of material onto a substrate utilizing either powder or wire.
For high power fiber, disk, CO2 and diode lasers using collimated beams up to 48 mm diameter, the FiberScan HR scanning head from Laser Mechanisms can deliver 20+ kW of laser power to any point within the system’s field of view.
The free WE BUILD-themed 2017 Full-Line Catalog from Miller Electric showcases a wide range of information on welding products, technology and other resources.
Welding Industry News
ESPRIT CAM and Alma CAM Create Robot Additive DED Programming
The partnership has resulted in a validated workflow that provides end users with dedicated additive toolpath planning and programming, as well as robot programming, simulation, verification, collision detection, and code generation. Engineers can also use the technology to achieve the above functions for subtractive finishing.
Sciaky Electron Beam Welding Machine Heading to Merrill
A Michigan-based systems integrator and solutions manufacturer will use Sciaky’s EB welding technology to fabricate critical parts and prototypes for multiple industry applications. Meeting rigid military specifications, Sciaky’s welding equipment is used to manufacture airframes, landing gear, jet engines, guided missiles and vehicle parts.
Coherent Creates ‘Center of Excellence for Fiber Lasers’
Laser source assembly and testing join the manufacturing site of fiber laser components, laser engines and combiners at Coherent’s Tampere, Finland facility. The entire Coherent HighLight fiber lasers series will be housed here to create the industrial high-power fiber lasers for challenging welding tasks.