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  • The Laser Guidebook
    The Laser Guidebook. Designed for ease of use and to explain the operation and characteristics of different types of lasers, this book is written to help end-users quickly and easily choose the laser best suited to their needs.
  • Laser Trackers
    Many industries, including the automotive and aerospace industries, must precisely measure the three-dimensional features of large objects. An increasingly popular way to do this is with the laser tracker, a device first introduced in the late 1980s. As its name suggests, the laser tracker measures
  • Laser Diffraction
    The technique of laser diffraction relies on the fact that particles passing through a laser beam scatter light at an angle that is inversely proportional to their size (small particles scatter light at high angles whereas large particles scatter light at low angles). It is therefore possible
  • Case Study: Fiber Laser vs CO2 Laser
    Laser marking on stainless steel with a CO2 laser is very timely and messy process. Due to the reflective nature of the metal surface and the operational wavelength, CO2 laser systems require a laser marking material (LMM,) to permanently mark the surface. The LMM is sprayed onto the surface
  • Laser Solutions - Laser Die Repair (.pdf)
    Manual welding/cladding, using pulsed Nd:YAG lasers, is a developing process that has recently been introduced to North American tool and moldmakers. Laser energy supplies the heat to fuse tool steel filler wire onto worn tool steel surfaces to achieve superior surface restoration. Two
  • Laser Welding Plastics Using a Fiber Laser
    Fiber lasers have now matured into exceptionally reliable and stable industrial tools. These lasers have unique capabilities that enable a wide range of high quality micro-machining processes; of interest here is their ability to produce high quality welds between plastics. Many different methods
  • Laser ENgraving and Cutting on Plastics
    Laser machines from Trotec are used for laser cutting and marking of a wide variety of plastics. Whether you wish to laser cut plastic material or laser engrave polyethylene and silicone - we offer you the optimum laser system for your application.
  • Fundamentals of Laser Dynamics
    Fundamentals of Laser Dynamics. Placing special emphasis on the problems of low-frequency dynamics of multimode lasers, this text explores the current state of laser dynamics and provides reference data and basic experimental facts for old and new generation lasers.
  • Laser Line Scanning (.pdf)
    Laser line scanning is ideal for non-contact measurement applications - including inspection, cloudto- CAD comparison, rapid prototyping, reverse engineering, and 3D modeling. Laser line probes use a triangulation process to find the position of objects in space. A high performance laser diode
  • Laser Transient Absorption Spectroscopy
    The customer's setup is a scientific application in which transient signals from a Laser Absorption Spectroscope are transferred to a computer. The laser power is modified in steps and the process is repeated. The measurement sensitivity is limited by noise generated by the current digitizer.
  • Laser Engraving Equipment Exhaust
    Proper exhaustion of your laser engraving equipment is paramount in running a safe work area. It's not only beneficial to your work environment, but proper exhaustion will also add to the life of your laser engraving system.
  • Fiber Laser Marking of Plastic
    Laser marking is fundamentally different from ink printing, the traditional method of writing on plastics. Whereas direct ink printing puts an image on the surface of the plastic which can be removed by abrasion or solvents, laser marking can provide an indelible high-contrast mark in the material
  • Laser Marking Guide (.pdf)
    When the laser medium is a solid crystal, the laser is known as a solid state laser. One of the differences between welding and marking solid state lasers, is the use of a Q-switch in marking lasers. This is a high speed switching element with in the resonator that can produce laser pulses down
  • Applications in Laser Welding (.pdf)
    To increase throughput and reliability of automotive parts, a machine-vision system controls on-line laser function with high-speed CMOS cameras.
  • Laser Welding of Plastics (.pdf)
    Plastic welding using a laser source has become an alternative to conventional plastics joining technologies, such as gluing, ultrasonic, vibration or element heating technology by offering flexible seam contouring, minimal heat input and consistent weld quality. The laser source can be either Nd
  • Interface for Laser Scanning Microscope
    This customer needs to interface a scanning laser microscope to their PC so that image data can be acquired and stored. Data is received from the laser microscope via an optical sensor at 1300 line scans per image. Each scan has an 8ms duration, but 2/3 of that time is