Engineering News | Laser Technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/laser-technology Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:46:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 CSIR NLC to develop local photonics industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-nlc-to-develop-local-photonics-industry-2018-09-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Laser Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497120 1536650743 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750450_resized_nationallasercentre09181022.jpg PHOTONICS DEVELOPMENT The Photonics Prototyping Facility will officially be launched during the 2018/19 financial year 511 287 First Xeno 1 laser installation complete http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-xeno-1-laser-installation-complete-2018-09-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Laser Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496859 1536650742 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749837_resized_xeno1cabtechnology09181022.jpg XENO 1 LASER SYSTEM The Xeno 1 is a desktop system that meets all the requirements for a cyber-physical system 511 287 Laser leaving mark on product identification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-leaving-mark-on-product-identification-2018-09-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Laser Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496866 1536650742 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749872_resized_kelbyparker09181022.jpg KELBY PARKER Traceability Solutions provides custom and standard solutions for all industries 511 287 Laser scanning awareness increased in industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-scanning-awareness-increased-in-industries-2018-09-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Laser Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497281 1536650744 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750854_resized_archiscan09181022.jpg LASER SCANNING Laser scanning delivers exceptionally accurate measurements and it is a nondestructive, noninvasive and safe method of mapping out structures 511 287 Safety laser scanner sets new navigation standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-laser-scanner-sets-new-navigation-standards-2018-09-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Laser Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497339 1536650745 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751058_resized_countapulsecontrolsleuzersl4001022.jpg LEUZE RSL 400 The Leuze RSL 400 offers extremely detailed scanning of the environment across the entire measurement range of up to 50 m 511 287 In situ measurement of hydrogen made possible http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-laser-scanner-sets-new-navigation-standards-2018-09-14-1 Jessica Oosthuizen Laser Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497349 1536922749 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751051_resized_neomonitorslasergas1022.jpg HYDROGEN ANALYSER Neo Monitors has developed a method of measuring hydrogen in situ – the LaserGas II SP H2 511 287 New laser source expands possibilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-laser-source-expands-possibilities-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Laser Technology Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447969 1491472426 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637814_resized_lasertechnologytroteclasermarkingplasticpartmopa032017jpg1022.jpg MAKING A MARK Trotec’s MOPA laser source is especially suitable for dark plastics, as its shorter pulses often produce “vivid”, lighter markings, which results in a higher contrast 511 287 Innovative projects making strides in laser industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-projects-making-strides-in-laser-industry-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Laser Technology Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447857 1491472426 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637487_resized_lasertechnologylaserresearchintsitutestellenboschuniversityco2laser0320171022.jpg SIZEABLE DEVELOPMENT A robust miniature carbon dioxide laser test system for commercialisation and a large, high-pressure carbon dioxide laser to provide infrared light with Terawatt peak power are being developed 511 287 Laser-coding guide dispels misconceptions, enhances technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-coding-guide-dispels-misconceptions-enhances-technology-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Laser Technology Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448215 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638442_resized_lasertechnologypackmarkc350smartlase0320171022.jpg CODING SOLUTION SmartLase is a laser-coding technology engineered by Markem-Imaje, designed to specifically meet the challenge faced on the fastest production lines 511 287 Growth in laser gas noted by company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strides-in-gases-for-laser-cutting-and-welding-processes-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Laser Technology Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448015 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637846_resized_lasertechnologyafroxlindeprlaser1613626584032017jpg1022.jpg CUTTING EDGE Afrox started penetrating the laser cutting market around 2005 and its growth in this field and of the market share for laser cutting has dramatically increased since then 511 287 R&D capitalises on global growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-endeavours-capitalising-on-strong-global-growth-2017-03-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Laser Technology Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448249 1534759287 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638569_resized_lasertechnology3dprintingadditivemanufacturingbloomberg304913736130320171022.jpg ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING Laser-based three-dimensional technology is mostly focused on industrial application, and presents a specific area for significant growth in the future 511 287 New lasers increase ouput http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-offers-fiber-laser-cutting-machines-2016-02-11 Malusi Mkhize Laser Technology Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 402412 1457101514 1457647200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000519108_resized_cuttingwebedge1tr14lasercut1022.jpeg WORTH IT Laser technology provides added shortcuts for customers and can help increase their manufacturing process 511 287 Manufacturer offers fiber laser cutting machines http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-offers-fiber-laser-cutting-machines-2016-03-11 Malusi Mkhize Laser Technology Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 402406 1457101514 1457647200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000519093_resized_amamflc3015aj032700300dpi1022.jpeg FAST, PRECISE AND EFFICIENT The Amada range of fiber laser cutting technology is the most economical machine solution available in the midrange segment 511 287 Gas producer to market titanium powders for 3D printing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-producer-to-market-titanium-powders-for-3d-printing-2016-03-11 Malusi Mkhize Laser Technology Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 402399 1457101514 1457647200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000519064_resized_webprint2233422521022.jpeg OPEN SUPPLY Praxair ends limited supply of fine, titanium powder after moving into full-scale production in 2015 511 287 High-precision laser used in crane runway maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-precision-laser-used-in-crane-runway-maintenance-2016-03-11 Malusi Mkhize Laser Technology Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 402381 1457101514 1457647200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000519046_resized_terexweb1022.jpeg PREVENTION IS KEY Laser measuring technology a key tool in preventing unscheduled downtime on crane runway systems 511 287 3D solutions provider advances mobile mapping systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/3d-solutions-provider-advances-mobile-mapping-systems-2016-03-11 Malusi Mkhize Laser Technology Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 402375 1457101514 1457647200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000518957_resized_webstreetmapperivworkshopcopy1022.jpeg LASER MOBILITY 3D Laser Mapping’s new mobile mapping systems features increased mobile laser capabilities 511 287 Laser scanning technology vital in construction projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-targets-growth-despite-industry-recovery-2016-03-11 Malusi Mkhize Laser Technology Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 402548 1459247029 1457647200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000519540_resized_laserwebm12897891022.jpeg INVALUABLE ACCURACY Laser technology provides irrefutable accuracy to either dispute or approve what has been built by a contractor 511 287 Laser industry shifts to fibre laser-cutting systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-industry-shifts-to-fibre-laser-cutting-systems-2015-03-13 Mia Breytenbach Laser Technology Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 361645 1425967561 1426197600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000399449_resized_laser1022bloomberg.jpeg IMPROVED PROFICIENCY The speed of a fibre laser is several times higher than that of a CO2 laser 511 287 High-speed laser to produce first components in 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-speed-laser-to-produce-first-components-in-2016-2015-03-13 Mia Breytenbach Laser Technology Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 361642 1425967561 1426197600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000399433_resized_csiraerospace1022bloomberg.jpeg INDUSTRY PURSUIT Project Aeroswift will be able to produce components with various metals, including titanium and stainless steel alloys 511 287 Company delivers first order of new laser-cutting range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/machine-tools-distributor-to-deliver-first-order-of-new-high-powered-laser-cutting-range-2015-03-13 Mia Breytenbach Laser Technology Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 361220 1425967561 1426197600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000398163_resized_retecon5000series1022.jpeg PRODIGIOUS REQUIREMENT The manufacturing industry's need for increased laser power can be mitigated by the TL 5000 series 511 287 Local laser specialist launches enhanced product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-laser-specialist-launches-enhanced-product-offering-2015-03-13 Mia Breytenbach Laser Technology Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 361634 1425967561 1426197600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000399415_resized_scorpionrapide1022.jpeg MARKING ALTERNATIVE The Electrox Scorpion Rapide allows for complete control of the laser beam parameters to mark different materials 511 287 TWR Steel Service Centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/twr-steel-service-centre-2015-03-13 Samantha Herbst Laser Technology Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 361673 1425978173 1426197600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000402513_resized_0000399538messer4torchmachinedualcutting11022.jpg 511 287 High-speed laser first of its kind http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-speed-laser-first-of-its-kind-2014-03-14 Jonathan Rodin Laser Technology Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 321274 1394524717 1394748000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000290103_resized_img3285.jpg KELBY PARKER Owing to its small spot size, it enables for even marking into more uneven surfaces without losing print quality 511 766 Aerial survey of power lines captured http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerial-survey-of-power-lines-captureddata-capturing-and-mapping-company-geom-has-completed-an-aerial-survey-project-of-overhead-power-lines-in-angola-using-a-helicopter-mounted-high-speed-laser-scanner-says-geom-ceo-dean-polley-using-a-complete-advanced-n Jonathan Rodin Laser Technology Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 321684 1394524717 1394748000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 New image processing improves on speed and accuracy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-image-processing-improves-on-speed-and-accuracy-2014-03-14 Jonathan Rodin Laser Technology Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 322013 1394524718 1394748000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000292388_resized_skfsolutionfactory80709duane.jpg MOVING WITH THE TIMES Increasing cost pressures in production means that faster processing speeds are being used to keep up with consumer demands 511 340 Laser technology used to aid kidneys http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-technology-used-to-aid-kidneys-2014-03-14 Jonathan Rodin Laser Technology Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 322167 1394524718 1394748000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Company releases first-of-its-kind laser technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-releases-first-of-its-kind-laser-technology-2014-03-14 Jonathan Rodin Laser Technology Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 322205 1394524718 1394748000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Company develops alternative to using pure helium for laser welding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-develops-alternative-to-using-pure-helium-for-laser-welding-2014-03-14 Jonathan Rodin Laser Technology Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 322024 1396341635 1394748000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000292370_resized_dscf2097.jpg HENNIE VAN RHYN Using pure helium is often essential to suppress a plasma plume during welding with high-powered carbon dioxide lasers 511 383 New resonator increases laser cutting capacity by 100% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-resonator-increases-laser-cutting-capacity-by-100-2013-03-01 Samantha Herbst Laser Technology Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 283114 1361862652 1362088800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Global photonics industry demonstrates dynamic growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-photonics-industry-demonstrates-dynamic-growth-2013-03-01 Samantha Herbst Laser Technology Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 283231 1361862652 1362088800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Remanufacturer commissions advanced laser measurement and alignment system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/remanufacturer-commissions-advanced-laser-measurement-and-alignment-system-2013-03-01 Samantha Herbst Laser Technology Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 283195 1361862652 1362088800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Mobile laser cladding unit in final design stages http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-laser-cladding-unit-in-final-design-stages-2013-02-13 Samantha Herbst Laser Technology Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 283046 1361862652 1362088800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Laser manufacturer launches ceramic CO2 laser http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-manufacturer-launches-ceramic-co2-laser-2013-03-01 Samantha Herbst Laser Technology Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 283128 1362128100 1362088800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 NLC to start production on LENS additive manufacturing system ‘asap’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nlc-to-start-production-on-lens-additive-manufacturing-system-asap-2013-03-01 Samantha Herbst Laser Technology Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 283075 1362465222 1362088800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/43627_2013-02-21_csir.mp410745748CSIR's National Laser Centre laser-enabled manufacturing division manager Hansie Pretorius talks about the NLC's range of services to industry. Camerawork and editing: Darlene Creamer. CSIR's National Laser Centre laser-enabled manufacturing division manager Hansie Pretorius talks about the NLC's range of services to industry. Camerawork and editing: Darlene Creamer. NLC introduces array of laser additive-manufacturing technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nlc-introduces-array-of-laser-additive-manufacturing-technology-2012-03-02 Leandi Kolver Laser Technology Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0200 247133 1330409654 1330639200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lidar mapping becoming the specified mapping method http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lidar-mapping-becoming-the-specified-mapping-method-2012-03-02 Leandi Kolver Laser Technology Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0200 248077 1329398812 1330639200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company acquires faster laser marking abilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/faster-laser-marking-abilities-acquired-2012-03-02 Leandi Kolver Laser Technology Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0200 248025 1329399024 1330639200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Equipment acquisition to improve processing speed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-equipment-acquisition-to-improve-processing-speed-2012-03-02 Leandi Kolver Laser Technology Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0200 247964 1330409656 1330639200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0