Trumpf Forms Joint Venture for 3D Printing
German machine tool and laser manufacturer Trumpf has formed a joint venture with Italian laser manufacturer Sisma that is aimed at developing a 3D printer capable of mass production of metal components.
An Eye on the Inside
There are myriad applications for RFID technology. This article shows an atypical one—how it’s used to monitor the degree of contamination on a laser cutter lens so an operator doesn’t have to.
A Fiber Laser Cutter for Job Shops
Trumpf says its BrightLine fiber laser-cutting technology enables its TruLaser Series 5000 fiber laser cutting machines to be just as effective processing thick materials as they are cutting thin sheet metal.
RFID Lens Enhances 2D Laser Cutting
Trumpf has enhanced its LensLine sensor system for 2D laser cutting machines by combining it with a radio frequency identification (RFID) lens to achieve improved accuracy, process reliability and user friendliness, the company says.
Pulse Laser for Microscopic Machining
Trumpf’s TruMicro 2000 series of pulse lasers for microscopic machining offers a pulse duration of 20 picoseconds with 10 microjoules of pulse energy and a 10-W average output power at high brilliance.