Laser News

  1. Properly Executing Fiber Optic Safety
    6/18/2019

    Happily, laser accidents with fibers are almost exclusively related to non-beam hazards. Still, laser fiber users need to understand a number of factors relevant to fiber optic safety.

  2. Understanding Laser Safety In Fabrication Settings
    5/21/2019

    Many laser standards exist to address the variety of laser use applications, but the fabrication setting is conspicuously omitted. This article details what the basic laser safety requirements for fabrication, as well as what it takes to implement such safeguards.  

  3. A Guide To Selecting Laser Protective Eyewear
    3/30/2019

    When it comes to laser protective eyewear, a number of factors go into selecting the best option, and some are more important than others.

  4. Recognizing Ergonomic Concerns In The Laser Lab
    3/5/2019

    To improve the safety, positive working environment, and ― ideally ― effectiveness of your laser lab, weigh these ergonomic considerations when approaching its layout.

  5. BEA Lasers Expands MIL Series With New Laser Alignment Modules
    12/10/2018

    Both new MIL RA Alignment Modules feature a low profile 3/8” rugged laser housing, fitted with a M12 connector. A PVC jacketed cable 2 meters long, integrated power supply and optional mounting bracket complete this sturdy ready-to-use system.

  6. Introducing The ‘Smart Mirror’
    9/17/2018

    Lasers play roles in many manufacturing processes, from welding car parts to crafting engine components with 3D printers.* To control these tasks, manufacturers must ensure that their lasers fire at the correct power. 

  7. FLEXPOINT Long Range Laser Module: Precise Positioning Over Long Distances
    5/31/2018

    With its FLEXPOINT Long Range Line Module, LASER COMPONENTS has developed a highly-precise positioning tool for long distances. Even at 50 m, the line is only 4 m long and can be adjusted to line widths of a few millimeters with an easy-to-use focusing device. The FLEXPOINT LR-L module is available with red (660 nm) or green (520 nm) lines. Customers have the choice of any output power in a range between 5 mW and 30 mW.

  8. X-Ray Laser Opens New View On Alzheimer Proteins
    5/9/2018

    A new experimental method permits the X-ray analysis of amyloids, a class of large, filamentous biomolecules which are an important hallmark of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. An international team of researchers headed by DESY scientists has used a powerful X-ray laser to gain insights into the structure of different amyloid samples.

  9. FLEXPOINT Laser Module For Industrial Facilities
    4/11/2018

    Thanks to its M18 thread, the FLEXPOINT MV18 line laser module can easily be integrated into standardized systems. LASER COMPONENTS is going to present this new product at the Vision Show 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. It is designed to deliver homogeneous power distribution along the entire projected line – an important requirement for its use in machine vision.

  10. Zygo Launches Next-Generation 3D Optical Profilers
    3/15/2018

    Zygo Corporation’s latest generation Nexview™ NX2 and NewView™ 9000 3D optical profiling instruments precisely measure surface area topography quickly and with ease for enhanced productivity and versatility, addressing a broad range of applications.