ThursdayJuly 27, 2017
Gentec BLU wireless laser power meters now available
Technical sales engineer Dan Cort introduces us to a new wireless product. One of the most recent additions to the ever-expanding Laser Lines product offering is the Gentec BLU, a series of compact, powerful wireless laser power meters from Gentec. Combining both detector and meter alongside Bluetooth connectivity, the BLU series enables users to display … Continue reading Gentec BLU wireless laser power meters now available
ThursdayJuly 20, 2017
Why, and how, should I buy a 3D scanner?
We’ve already looked at resolution and accuracy, the two most important technical considerations when buying a 3D scanner. In this post, we’ll consider the final piece of the puzzle: why should I buy a scanner and what sort? The answer to the first part is clear: cost and time savings. Let’s be honest here. If … Continue reading Why, and how, should I buy a 3D scanner?
ThursdayJuly 13, 2017
Accuracy is important in 3D scanning, but maybe not why you think
In our last post about 3D scanning, we talked about resolution – and why pixel count shouldn’t be your only consideration. Resolution and accuracy are commonly thought to be one and the same, but they are not. Neither is it true to say that a higher resolution scanner will give a more accurate result. Resolution … Continue reading Accuracy is important in 3D scanning, but maybe not why you think
ThursdayJuly 6, 2017
Which 3D printing technology is best for my business?
Laser Lines’ business development manager, Richard Hoy, talks through the options. As the market reaches maturity, the options for on-site 3D production have never been more diverse. Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM), PolyJet, and metal each offer something different, but which best fits your development workflow? Fused Deposition Modelling FDM printers are simple to use and … Continue reading Which 3D printing technology is best for my business?