Coherent | OR LASER to Showcase High Performance Industrial Laser Additive Manufacturing Equipment at IMTS


Dieburg, Germany; August 29,2018: OR LASER, now part of Coherent, will exhibit its latest advances in industrial laser additive manufacturing at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), to be held in

Chicago, IL, USA (September 10-15, 2018). Highlighting the advanced nature of OR LASER’s equipment, the display will include a range of systems, most notably the CREATOR direct metal additive manufacturing machine, the CUBE for DED AM applications, and the EVO MOBILE compact laser welding system.  

OR LASER’s continued focus on advancing the capabilities of the CREATOR has resulted in a refined metal powder bed additive manufacturing system. Last year, this system was expanded to incorporate hybrid subtractive capabilities. At IMTS 2018, Coherent will demonstrate the CREATOR RA. This system now includes the capability for processing reactive materials, such as Titanium and Aluminium.

R&D testing with reactive materials has produced some extremely encouraging results, according to R&D Manager, Markus Wolf. “We have demonstrated successful production of parts with this technology using dedicated parameters. Indeed, the first commercial system has already been installed in a research facility in Germany. Continuing with the same philosophy that has driven the development of the CREATOR series, the new RA system will offer an unprecedented cost/performance ratio, making the production of AM parts in reactive materials much more accessible to industry.”

Please visit the Coherent | OR LASER booth (236124), as well as the Coherent booth (236603), at McCormick Place. Both booths are situated in North Building, Level 3 within the Fabricating & Lasers Section of IMTS.  

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About O.R. Lasertechnologie GmbH (OR LASER) OR LASER, a Coherent, Inc. company, was founded September 1997, with a dedicated goal of developing new applications for lasers in materials processing and innovative laser technologies for a wide range of customers in the metal- and plastics-processing industries. The company’s comprehensive portfolio of products is the outcome of unceasing efforts to build on and apply many years of practical experience. OR LASER’s portfolio includes industrial hardware and software solutions for laser welding, laser cutting, laser engraving, laser marking, laser cladding & DED, and direct metal additive manufacturing. OR LASER is a wholly owned subsidiary of Coherent, Inc. Contact: O.R. Lasertechnologie GmbHDieselstrasse 1564807 Dieburg, GermanyPhone: +49 (0) 6071-209 89 0 Fax: +49 (0) 6071-209 89 99 www.or-laser.com info@or-laser.de US OfficeO.R. Lasertechnology Inc.5100 Patrick Henry DriveSanta Clara, CA 95054United States of AmericaP: 800-527-3786F: 408-988-6838 Press Contact Anna-Sunia StollPhone: +49 (0) 6071-209 89 – 23 Email: anna-sunia.stoll@coherent.com About Coherent, Inc. Founded in 1966, Coherent, Inc. is one of the world’s leading providers of lasers and laser-based technology for scientific, commercial and industrial customers. The company’s common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market and is part of the Russell 1000 and Standard & Poor’s MidCap 400 Index. For more information about Coherent, visit the company's website http://www.coherent.com for product and financial updates.