October 9, 2007
By: Dale A. Sabo
Remote laser welding operations, many of which rely on a laser scanner to deflect the beam to the weld area, require high-beam-quality lasers. Years ago this meant that they were used only with high-power CO2 lasers. As the beam quality of Nd:YAG, disk, and fiber-optic lasers have improved, these lasers also have become suitable for remote welding, allowing the scanners to be smaller and faster.
The OPTIPLEX NEXUS 3015 CO2 laser-cutting system is simply innovative. It combines high performance with a compact and flexible design, ideal for fabrication job shops looking to expand into laser-cutting services.
Beware promises of jobs and money, money, money - by Josh Welton
Yes, it’s important to make a good wage. But it’s also important to work at something you enjoy. Don’t pursue a career simply because you’ve been told that good-paying jobs are available in that field.
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