Laser – a tool for glass processing

In the last years the demand on new functions in building glass products growths dramatically to realize smart window applications. The realization of these new functions leads to the development of new glass processing technologies using laser radiation. By means of laser radiation it is possible to change a broad range of properties of the glass product. Those laser structures are able to be seen by the naked eye as well as to be invisible. For this laser induced processes examples of laser applications will be presented as well as the process tool laserbird. The laserbird is a universal tool, making it the perfect choice for a broad portfolio of customers, applications and glass products. Extra applications can be added at any time to expand the production range and create new glass building products.