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Laser-based Equipment Assessments LEA's

LASHARE conducts Laser-based Equipment Assessments (LEAs) addressing a broad range of applications. All of them involve a supplier, an industrial user and a research partner to take a demonstrated piece of equipment to a new level of technology readiness.

Since 2016, 14 new LEAs focus on the integration of ICT in laser-based manufacturing equipment and the connection to external infrastructure. They build upon a set of 14 LEAs that finished in 2016 and proved the support of equipment assessment to accelerated advance in technology readiness.

LASHARE has conducted the following LEAs

ACRONYMLEATITLE
CICERONE701ICT-based quality control setup and operation for laser welding of hydraulic cylinders
WEDEBS702Structure borne sound system for laser welding defect detection and correction
ALLEGRO703Adaptive plastic laser welding for autonomous production of car door panels
PROCUT3D7043D variable depth laser cutting system for production of rubber profiles
SCALP7053D laser scanning and laser cutting system for the production of vehicles for disabled driver
LASAO706Adaptive optics for improved femto second laser beam quality and stability
PAPS707Automated positioning, alignment and process setup for laser welding of microfluidic chips
MALCES708Machine tool for automated laser cladding of extruder screws
FAST3DSA709Fast 3D scanning solution for advanced material processing
INNOSEAM710Multisensor system for adaptive control of laser welding 
INSPECT711Integrative sensor grid for quality monitoring of micro manufacturing processes
PROPER7123D digital tool chain for additive part repair
ACTFAST713Real-time laser process monitoring system with fibre integrated sensors
SPOTNSEAM714Closed-loop control system for continuous laser spot on seam
AcronymLEATitle
ALPS301Vision-based laser cutting for patterned fabrics
FLAT302Plug-in laser diode module for warm sheet metal forming
LASPRO303Laser beam profiler for online characterization of spot properties
TEETO304Compact sub-nanosecond laser source for thin film processing
FCPS305Laser system for flexible CIGS photovoltaic scribing
CUDE306Direct diode laser system for cutting of mild and stainless steel
MOBILLAS307Mobile laser system for on-site material processing
TWOMICRO308Two micron laser source for lightweight materials and medical sector
HELIDRILL309Helical laser drilling system for micro vents and conducts
LAP3D310Laser processing system for stitching structured patterns on large 3D parts
FEMPAR311Deep engraving system for coining dies with femtosecond laser
NEXTCUT312Multi-wavelength diode laser source for cutting applications
PARROT313Parallel multi-beam ablation of rotationally symmetric work pieces
INCLAD314Inside cladding system with integrated process monitoring