Joe Azevedo Featured on Next Week’s Quarantech Tuesday Webinar A-Laser Sales Manager, Joe Azevedo, is presenting next week’s Quarantech Tuesday webinar. This free technical webinar series, hosted by FCT Solder and BlueRing Stencils, features SMT Experts providing solutions to enhance every assembly process.
Practical Guide: The Top 5 Benefits of UV Laser Depaneling
The Circadian Circus Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away… There’s a romance to being in the sky. Soaring above the clouds, floating on air, it’s incredible. I’ve flown hundreds of thousands of miles in my life as an engineer. The idea of flying is still exciting for me. I’m fascinated by the […]
Why Choose Laser Cutting? I have had the privilege of speaking with many precision parts manufacturers to learn about the technology and methods they use to achieve critical geometries for a number of different industries and needs. Each technology has its pros and cons, and different foundations for success in the world of precision manufacturing. […]
Precision Laser Cutting Plastic The use of plastic is everywhere; in food packaging, in electronic devices, even in the clothes we wear. Where and how plastic is used can play a huge role in determining how it is manufactured. Much of plastic is molded in some way and then proceeds down the supply chain. Plastics […]
What Changes Have You Made? I do not like change because it creates an unknown from what I am doing now and what I expect to do tomorrow. I must change and need to do it, especially in this time of uncertainty. Past habits always push back initially due to fear. Every transformation of my […]
Simplicity: The Foundation of Genius As engineers we often find ourselves seeking out complexity and building intricacies in our solutions. The constant strive for better optimisation or streamlined processes can often blind us to the simple things that make life so much easier. One of my personal favourite examples of simplicity in design is the […]
Can Lasers Cut Plastic? “Can lasers cut plastic?” The answer to that question is both yes and no. It all depends on the type of plastic and polymer, and the laser systems available for your project. Below is a brief overview of laser systems used in general manufacturing, and in precision parts manufacturing.
Working Through Covid-19 If you are like me, the outlook and expectation for 2020 was not even close to what it has become. Socially, the new way of life is something out of the movies. Where else but in some “other” dramatic movie would you see wearing masks as daily part on one’s life. This […]
The Benefits of Stainless Steel A little-known fact about stainless steel is that it was invented all the way back in 1913, more than one hundred years ago. Because of its resistance to rust, stainless steel was adapted for surgical tools between 1919 and 1923. Even today, the many remarkable qualities of stainless steel make […]