RLW-S in prototype plant for electric motor production at Ford

03. Aug 2021

Automotive manufacturers are currently working intensively on drives of the future. As part of a research project, a prototype plant is currently being built at Ford's Cologne plants to develop new production processes for electric motors. . For welding the hairpins in the stator, Scansonic's RLW-S remote optics are in use. We are very proud of this.

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Strukturwandel Lausitz

Funding Project by Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

20. May 2021

East-German Lusatia is one of the structurally weak areas supported by the "WIR! - Change through Innovation in the Region" program of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The program includes a number of funding projects. Scansonic and our laser application center are involved.

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Dr. Axel Luft joins Scansonic MI as Head of Sales

15. Jan 2021

At the beginning of the year, the proven industry expert took over the sales management of Scansonic MI GmbH. The PhD engineer has been working on the utilization of laser in joining technology for over 20 years. Therefore he knows not only the industry, but is also familiar with laser optics from Scansonic.

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Scansonic Application Center with new IPG laser source

02. Dec 2020

In our Scansonic Laser Application Center (LAC) in Berlin we offer a wide range of services and equipment to enable most various customer-specified setups and practice-oriented application testing. Latest addition to our laser sources is an IPG Photonics Laser YLS-6000-U.

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Full customer focus thanks to innovative IT service providers

20. Nov 2020

As a member of the B.I.G. we can rely on the comprehensive IT support and concentrate fully on our core competencies: the development of customer-specific solutions for laser applications. The magazine IT + Production reports on this collaboration in the current issue.

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Förderprojekt zum Laserstrahlfügen

Funding project for laser beam joining of copper components in the electrical drive technology using additive manufacturing

27. Jul 2020

Scansonic and B.I.G. Technology Services are working together with Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science (WvSC) on new processes for electric mobility.

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Scansonic Innovationsführer

Scansonic honoured as innovation leader

02. Jun 2020

Scansonic is one of "Germany's innovation leaders". This was confirmed by the F.A.Z.-Institute - a subsidiary of the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" - in a recently published analysis. Prognos therefore examined the patent applications of 150,000 companies operating in Germany.

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Welcome to the Abicor Binzel Laser Application Center China!

14. May 2020

Started in 2016, the Laser Application Center of our international partner Abicor Binzel in Guangzhou is constantly growing and provides our newest products. Currently we offer processing optics for laser welding, brazing and hardening as well optical sensors for seam tracking and quality inspection systems.

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An idea that changed the industry

06. Apr 2020

With innovative laser processing optics, Scansonic revolutionized metal processing. The company is now celebrating its 20th anniversary.

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Measures taken as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

30. Mar 2020

At Scansonic we are closely following the daily developments in order to be able to react as quickly as possible to changing conditions. Wherever possible, our employees work from home while some departments temporarily reduce their operation. Even in these turbulent times, it remains our goal together with our partners to support you with our proven expertise and attention.

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Abicor Binzel Training Week at Scansonic Laser Application Center

18. Feb 2020

Our sales and service partner Abicor Binzel represents Scansonic products all over the world.
This week we hosted international Abicor Binzel colleagues at our Scansonic Laser Application Center in Berlin.

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Reaching the smallest drill holes with a laser beam

24. Jun 2019

State-of-the-art laser hardening technologies play a key role in the quality and robustness of a workpiece. A new process developed by Scansonic MI enables distortion-free hardening of drill holes and inner surfaces.

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New Scansonic optics for laser hardening

24. Jun 2019

Scansonic is showcasing its next generation of RLH-A laser hardening optics at the LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019. Featuring innovative control technology and variable spot geometry and size, the new optics are designed for high-end applications like those commonly used in the automotive industry.

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Scansonic showcases new welding optics for hairpins in electric motors

24. Jun 2019

The LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019 is where Scansonic will be introducing its new RLW-S laser processing optics for laser welding the hairpins used in electric motors. This system's integrated optical sensor precisely detects contours and reliably controls even the most complex welding processes.

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Florian Albert is the new Managing Director of Scansonic

26. Feb 2019

On 1 February 2019, Dr Florian Albert was appointed Managing Director of Scansonic MI GmbH, a member of B.I.G.. The graduated engineer had been Head of the Scansonic application lab before he succeeded Dieter Mack who had held the position of an interim managing director since April 2017.

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BMW and Scansonic: Innovation through partnership

30. Jan 2019

Bad Nauheim, Germany – International automotive engineers met again this year at the EALA 2019 (European Automotive Laser Applications) conference in Bad Nauheim to discuss new options for laser-based production in car body and automotive engineering.

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Laser welding optics from Scansonic makes automotive design dreams possible

29. Jan 2019

Chinese start-up Nio sets about shaking up the car market. The company produces only electrically powered vehicles. At the same time, the engineers are working intensively on autonomous driving.

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Scansonic ALO3: A success-story

28. Jan 2019

ALO — the laser processing optics from Scansonic — sets standards in laser soldering and welding of steel and aluminium. The 2,000th ALO3 went into operation at BMW Leipzig in September 2018. The first optics of the series was installed at Daimler in 2006.

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