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Trends in laser material processing for cutting, welding, and metal deposition using carbon dioxide, direct diode, and fiber lasers
Author(s): Wayne Penn
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Paper Abstract

New laser technologies challenge the established laser workhorses. The strengths and weaknesses of some of the major players for material processing will be covered. Applications and comparisons will be covered with results in the areas of cutting, welding, and metal deposition. Capability, trends and performance needs for the future will be included for industrial applications.

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Date Published: 8 March 2005
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 5706, Critical Review: Industrial Lasers and Applications, (8 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.601650
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Wayne Penn, Alabama Laser (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5706:
Critical Review: Industrial Lasers and Applications
J. Thomas Schriempf, Editor(s)

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