Utilize cutting edge technology in the field of high-powered direct diode laser cladding for research and improving industry capacities.
Working closely with partners and keeping up to date with the latest developments in lasers to see how they can be applied to the field of cladding.
Cost reduction by reducing energy consumption and amount of material required to perform cladding.
Finalize development of Power Measurement Calorimetric System capable of directly measuring net energy absorbed during a simulated welding/cladding process.
Determined one of the most important 100 new inventions in the world as determined by an international panel of scientists in 2004 and 2005.
Working with Alion to promote development and utilize it for current applications.