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Steel surface hardening using cw CO2 laser: laser alloying and cladding, wear resistance mehanical assay of laser-treated surfaces
Author(s): German Muniz; Jorge Alum
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Paper Abstract

The present paper is the second part of a study of the laser metal surface hardening techniques using a 3 kW cw carbon dioxide laser. The laser alloying and laser cladding techniques are analyzed by experiment. The main results of both processes are given as a function of the more important parameters involved in them: the laser specific power, energy density, volumetric energy density, etc. Finally, the results of a wear resistance mechanical assay are included in order to compare the different surfaces obtained by all the used laser techniques, including in this paper and in the previous one.

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Date Published: 5 February 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2730, Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics, (5 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.231016
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German Muniz, Instituto Superior Politecnico Jose A. Echeverria (Cuba)
Jorge Alum, Instituto Superior Politecnico Jose A Escheverria (Cuba)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2730:
Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics
Daniel Malacara-Hernandez; Sofia E. Acosta-Ortiz; Ramon Rodriguez-Vera; Zacarias Malacara; Arquimedes A. Morales, Editor(s)

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