Services

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Micromachining and Micromanufacturing

The scope of this consulting service is the test and development of short and ultrashort pulsed laser processes for manufacturing and material processing operations that require high precision.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Laser surface Texturing and Functionalization

The scope of this consulting service is the testing of laser-based surface modification for the generation of functional surfaces (wetting, antibacterial, antiice, tribology, etc...) directly on a component.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Development of Laser-based additive manufacturing application

The main scope is the determination of the optimal AM strategy and parameters to attain a good balance between quality, cost and productivity, and the assessment of the technical and economic feasibility of the AM manufacturing of the target part.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Direct Energy Deposition process development

The scope of the service is to assess the technical and economic feasibility of manufacturing parts and components using DED (blown powder or wire) additive manufacturing.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Development of in-process monitoring

This service covers the analysis of an actual industrial laser manufacturing process, and the screening of the process monitoring technologies or in-line/on-line NDT techniques.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Laser cladding and repair

Laser cladding and repair may include consultancy services in Laser Cladding processes (blown powder or wire) and DED processes, to improve behaviour against wear and corrosion, or to repair damaged or worn out pieces with a near-net-shape technique.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Powder Bed Fusion process and geometry optimization

The scope of the service span through the many aspects of PBF-LB/M optimization, including the research related to materials, design for AM, hybrid printing, postprocessing, quality assesment, and overall printing parameter optimization.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Access to Infrastructure

If the potential customer identifies a capability or equipment within the PULSATE consortium, and wishes to perform any test not covered by the rest of the service offer within the Expression of Interest, the customer can request this Access.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Analysis of data acquired during a Laser-based process

This consulting service addresses data acquired during a laser-based fabrication process. Examples of such data are image, thermal or eddy-current data. However, other data sources can also be considered.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Laser welding

This consulting service combines materials science, process knowlede, system engineering and feasibility studies to evaluate a robust solution for materials joining using laser technology, covering a range of metal alloys or polymers.

Consulting provided by PULSATE Network

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Summer School on Ultra-short Pulse Lasers Applications

UPLAMP 2024 - Summer School on Ultra-short Pulse Lasers Applications in Material Processing

Course provided by FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

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Introduction to Laser Based Additive Manufacturing

This course includes an overview of the main additive manufacturing technologies that use a laser source as the basis of the manufacturing process. Main characteristics, advantages and disadvantages, materials, etc. are included.

Course provided by AIMEN

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Summer School Trends and New Developments in Laser Technology

Students and Ph.D. candidates share their laser tech findings through oral presentations. Industry experts explore trends like laser hardening, high-speed cutting, additive manufacturing, laser surface modification, and ultra-short pulsed lasers.

Course provided by The Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS

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Introduction to Laser Beam Welding

Understanding the key principles of laser welding of metals in different scenarios. To know the influence of the different types of joints and process parameters. Understand the quality aspects related to the process.

Course provided by AIMEN

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Review of 3D technologies

Review of 3D technologies developed at FTMC and their applications.

Course provided by FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

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Laser-induced cracks for fast processing of transparent material

Review of laser-based glass cutting techniques

Course provided by FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

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PRODUCT DESIGN: FROM IDEA TO FINAL PRODUCT

A brief introduction to a product design approach in laser-based additive manufacturing.

Course provided by FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

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Efficient ablation by ultra-short pulse lasers

Theory introduction and review of recent trends in the efficient laser ablation technology and burst application.

Course provided by FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

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Fundamentals laser technology for materials processing

Basic principles of laser technology. Advantages and disadvantages, aspects to be taken into account for their selection, main characteristics and applications.

Course provided by AIMEN

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Laser Welding

https://www.iws.fraunhofer.de/en/technologyfields/cutting-and-joining/welding.html

Consulting provided by The Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS

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Support in Product Development

• Concept validation • Initial study/tests • Consulting

Consulting provided by FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

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Support in Process Development

• Validation of laser production technologies • Microprocessing • Process optimization and assessment

Consulting provided by FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

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Business Development Support

• Innovation audits • Access to finance • Incubation • Brokerage

Consulting provided by FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology

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Access to Infrastructure

• Testing various laser (micro)fabrication technologies on different materials • Prototyping • Scale-up • Support for process qualification

Consulting provided by FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology