Welcome to SME's Industrial Laser Community!
The ILC promotes and facilitates the understanding of laser technology — additive manufacturing,
cutting, drilling, marking, micromachining, surface treatments, welding — for fabricators
and manufacturers to enable laser technology uptake to drive business.
       

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. RUN4MFG 5K

    Nov 10
    Atlanta, GA, United States
  2. FABTECH

    Nov 11 - 13
    Atlanta, GA, United States

LATEST DISCUSSIONS

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    RE: Laser Processing for the Medical Industry

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    This can be done with lasers. It is not as easy as putting holes in catheter material that is homogeneous,...

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    RE: Robotic laser cutting

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    Fiber lasers are great for thin material. Fiber lasers can be delivered through a small fiber allowing...

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    Robotic laser cutting

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    Question from Industrial Laser Cutting Webinar: For robotic 3D laser cutting, are fiber lasers still...

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    Advances with 2 Micron Infrared Laser Technolog...

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    Question from the Advances with 2 Micron Infrared Laser Technology Webinar: Compared to normal laser...

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    Laser Processing for the Medical Industry

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    From the Laser Processing for the Medical Industry Webinar: Is there a laser that can put a window...

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JOINING THE ILC

To learn more information about the ILC and/or how to join, contact Deborah Robbins at 313.587.1135 or drobbins@sme.org.

RECENT BLOGS

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    IMTS 2014 Show Review

    Industrial Laser Community

    The IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) is held every second year at the McCormick Place Convention Center...

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    Kick off BLOG for Laser MicroMachining

    Industrial Laser Community

    I have been writing technical articles, columns and (more recently) BLOGS for many years on topics related to the laser...

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    Help in Solving the Challenges of Industrial Lasers in Materials Processing

    Industrial Laser Community

    The days of finicky, unstable, high-maintenance laser systems are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Legacy laser...

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