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Company with 25 years of experience in laser material processing and high-tech laser systems "Made in Germany".

System engineering and laser processing

ALOtec Dresden

ALOtec Dresden

About ALOtec Dresden

Over 25 years of experience in the field of laser material processing guarantees you the highest quality. We design and manufacture your individual laser system for hardening or cladding and are at your side as a competent service provider in the fields of laser hardening and laser cladding.

In cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology in Dresden, we are constantly developing our systems further. You receive a high-tech product “Made in Germany“. We advise you on technology issues and support you in optimizing your technological processes. We are here for you!

Research partners and memberships

Strong together

Fraunhofer IWS

Fraunhofer IWS

The Fraunhofer IWS develops complex system solutions in laser and materials technology and sees itself as a driver of ideas, developing solutions with laser applications, functionalized surfaces and material and process innovations – from easily integrated individual solutions to complete solutions suitable for industrial use.

www.iws.fraunhofer.de

VE.MAS innovative

VE.MAS innovative

The Saxony Mechanical Engineering Innovation Network VEMASinnovativ serves as a technology and product-open platform for the cross-industry exchange of experience and technology transfer, market expansion and the development of synergies for the further development of production along the entire value chain.

www.vemas-sachsen.de

wirePrint

wirePrint

The aim of the WirePrint network is to open up new areas of application for 3D wire printing and to increase the range of industrial applications for the technologies.

www.wireprint.de

AWT

AWT

The AWT is a research association of the Industrial Collective Research (IGF) with a strong network consisting of 300 company and association members and 550 individual members.

www.awt-online.org

Dresden University of Technology

Dresden University of Technology

Dresden University of Technology is one of the largest technical universities in Germany and one of the leading and most dynamic universities.

www.tu-dresden.de

Building 3D e.V.

Building 3D e.V.

To make better use of the potential of 3D printing for SMEs, Building 3D e.V. brings together production companies, service providers and research institutions in a value-adding network.

www.building-3d.de

Our milestones

ALOtec history

  • 1998

    ALOtec Dresden GmbH was spun off from the Fraunhofer IWS in 1998.

  • 2000

    Delivery of a CNC system for laser hardening with diode laser to the company Christoph Liebers GmbH & Co. KG.

  • 2002

    Entry into contract work with hardening and welding on a 4-axis CNC system and a 2 kW diode laser with spot sizes from 5 to 16 mm.

  • 2004

    Installation of the first industrial robot for contract manufacturing at ALOtec Dresden GmbH.

  • 2004

    First use of a diode laser from Laserline.

  • 2004

    Integration of E-MAqS laser power control.

  • 2004

    First trials with the laser powder cladding process.

  • 2005

    Delivery of the first robot system for laser hardening and laser powder cladding to Härterei Gerster AG in Switzerland.

  • 2007

    First delivery of a system for hardening and cladding with a fiber-coupled diode laser.

  • 2009

    First delivery of a system for hardening with scanner optics.

  • 2010

    Presentation of the first mobile robot system for laser hardening at the Hannover Trade Fair.

  • 2010

    ALOtec Dresden intensifies laser cladding with the filler material wire.

  • 2011

    Relocation to a spacious production hall in the Kesselsdorf industrial estate on the outskirts of Dresden.

  • 2011

    First mobile application for laser hardening.

  • 2011

    Integration of the first 1D zoom optics at ALOtec Dresden.

  • 2013

    Use of the new 2D zoom optics.

  • 2013

    First mobile laser processing system on a crawler – a joint project between ALOtec Dresden and Alphalaser.

  • 2017

    Delivery of the first system for laser cladding with wire to Adam Opel AG.

  • 2018

    Use of new zoom optics with round spot in laser powder cladding.

  • 2018

    Installation of a second ALOtec laser system in Japan.

  • 2020

    Use of the first system for additive manufacturing with ALOtwin processing optics.

  • 2020

    Completion of the new hybrid laser system ALOhybrid for stationary and mobile applications.

  • 2021

    Delivery of a laser system with ALOpowderID processing optics for internal laser cladding.

  • 2022

    First system with 2 processing stations and automatic geometry detection (groove recognition).

  • 2023

    Certification of the ALOprotect5 mobile laser safety walls with top values.

ALOtec – News

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Our daily work with laser technology and robotics in contract manufacturing and research produces many new innovations. You can benefit from them!

Internal coating of a pipe with laser powder cladding

Our applications in moving images

Roll it – laser on

Laser hardening

Laser hardening with mirror system
Laser hardening of gear rack with ALOhardzoom
Laser hardening of a cylinder with ALOhardzoom

Laser powder cladding

New quality for cutting tools
Repair and cladding

Laser wire cladding

Laser cladding by wire
New quality for cutting tools