Dr. Mark Boyle to Speak on Laser Source Selection at ALAW Monrovia, CA – Miyachi Unitek Corporation, a leading manufacturer of welding equipment and systems, announces that Dr. Mark Boyle, Laser Product Engineer, will speak at the Advanced Laser Application Workshop (ALAW), which will be held on May 1-3, 2013, at the Laurel Manor Banquet & Conference Center in Livonia, Michigan. Dr. Boyle will be presenting Laser Source Selection for Micro Welding Processes, on Friday, May 3 from 9:40-10 am. Dr. Boyle will discuss micro welding processes and review the different laser types that may be used, particularly focusing on pulsed Nd:YAG and Yb:fiber lasers. He will also discuss emerging quasi-continuous-wave (QCW) and direct diode technologies. Using a range of application examples, Dr. Boyle will discuss the strengths and drawbacks of each source and illustrate how to select the source that is most appropriate, based on part manufacturing and weld design. About Amada Miyachi America Since 1948, Amada Miyachi America, Inc. has worked to achieve one goal: to solve customer’s manufacturing challenges. Knowing there is no one solution that fits all, the company strives to provide customers with innovative and reliable manufacturing technology solutions in an effort to be their single source provider. Amada Miyachi America manufactures equipment and systems for resistance welding, laser welding, laser marking, laser cutting, hermetic sealing and hot bar reflow soldering and bonding. The company serves a wide range of markets including medical devices, battery, aerospace, automotive and electronic components. Amada Miyachi America is an ISO9001 certified company. Contact Amada Miyachi America at [email protected]. Learn more about the company’s products and services at www.amadamiyachi.com.