While highly reflective material such as copper and brass can be difficult to process for solid-state lasers including fibre lasers, managing back-reflected light can help make cutting faster. By Christian Keller, applications engineer, SPI Lasers
Adding versatility and the ability to produce better parts to a fibre laser cutting machine have made it competent in cutting both thick and thin sheet metal while producing a level of quality that was difficult to achieve in the past. By Joson Ng
Laser marking has significant advantages in terms of productivity and costs. It does not hurt when it produces good quality as well. Contributed by Petrina Heng, sales manager, Laser Division of Trumpf Asia Pacific.