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AKL International Laser Congress 9-12 May 2012

The Fraunhofer ILT announces the AKL-2012 in Aachen Germany

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For the ninth time, laser manufacturers and laser users from various branches will meet at the biannual International Laser Technology Congress AKL. Featuring over 500 participants, around 70 speakers and over 30 sponsors, the AKL has established itself as the leading forum for applied laser technology in Germany. Supporting organizations include European Commission, European Photonics Industry Consortium EPIC, the Arbeitskreis Lasertechnik e.V., European Laser Institute as well as industrial associations such as SPECTARIS, VDA, VDMA and VDI.

The Laser Technology Conference AKL’12 provides a comprehensive overview of current developments in laser materials processing in the macro and micro areas and the laser beam development:

The Sponsors’ Exhibition

The Technology Business Day

Laser Technology ABC’s seminar

The EU Innovation Forum »Laser Additive Manufacturing
(LAM) in Aeronautics and Power Generation«

The EU Innovation Forum »Perspectives of Polymer Welding
with Lasers«

About the Fraunhofer ILT:
With about 330 employees and more than 11,000 m² of usable floorspace, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT is worldwide one of the most important development and contract research institutes of its specific field. The activities cover a wide range of areas such as the development of new laser beam sources and components, precise laser based metrology, testing technology and industrial laser processes. This includes laser cutting, caving, drilling, welding and soldering as well as surface treatment, micro processing and rapid manufacturing. (www.ilt.fraunhofer.de)

Silke Boehr
Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT
Steinbachstraße 15
52074 Aachen, Germany
Email: Silke Boehr@ilt.fraunhofer.de

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