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The influence of laser head movement on 3D cutting
Author(s): Jimin Chen; Xubao Wang; Canfu Yue; Tiechuan Zuo
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Paper Abstract

Many factors influence laser cutting quality. In this paper, the influence of laser head movement on 3D laser cutting is investigated. Except normal movement which laser head is vertical to work piece surface, three types of movement defined in 3D laser cutting are considered. Experimental design method is used to analyse cutting result. In order to quantitatively describe the relationship between cutting quality and cutting parameters, artificial neural network (ANN) has been setup. The quality marks system is used to evaluate cutting result. The test shows the calculated quality points by ANN is very similar with actual cutting result. The laser head forward movement is better than the others. The ANN is very useful to optimize cutting parameters, predict cutting result and deduce new information.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 January 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5629, Lasers in Material Processing and Manufacturing II, (13 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.568956
Show Author Affiliations
Jimin Chen, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
Xubao Wang, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
Canfu Yue, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
Tiechuan Zuo, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5629:
Lasers in Material Processing and Manufacturing II
ShuShen Deng; Akira Matsunawa; Y. Lawrence Yao; Minlin Zhong, Editor(s)

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