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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    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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    Bringing laser technology in-house – Simple steps make it easy to incorporate lasers systems into your process

    Industrial Laser Community

    Once the commercial justification for bringing laser technology in house is complete, new to laser manufacturers may...

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