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Qualitative analysis of laser cutting of CV joints for automobile industry
Author(s): Vicente Aboites; Roberto Ramirez; Juan Rayas
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Paper Abstract

The optimization of an automatic laser cutting system is reported. This CO2 laser system assisted by an O2 gas jet is used in the cutting of Constant Velocity (CV) joint for the automotive industry. The experimental parameters varied in order to obtain cuts with low roughness were the laser power, cutting speed and oxygen pressure. A mathematical model is presented which explains many of the features of the qualitative optimization realized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 February 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5776, Eighth International Symposium on Laser Metrology, (14 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.611622
Show Author Affiliations
Vicente Aboites, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Optica, A.C. (Mexico)
Roberto Ramirez, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)
Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
Juan Rayas, Velcon S.A. de C.V. (Mexico)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5776:
Eighth International Symposium on Laser Metrology
R. Rodriguez-Vera; F. Mendoza-Santoyo, Editor(s)

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