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Qualitative analysis of laser cutting of CV joints for the automobile industry
Author(s): V. Aboites; R. Ramírez; J. 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: 10 February 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6046, Fifth Symposium Optics in Industry, 60460I (10 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674443
Show Author Affiliations
V. Aboites, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica A. C. (Mexico)
R. Ramírez, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
J. Rayas, Velcon S. A. de C. V. (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6046:
Fifth Symposium Optics in Industry
Eric Rosas; Rocío Cardoso; Juan C. Bermudez; Oracio Barbosa-García, Editor(s)

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