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A Robot Laser As A Flexible Tool For Cutting Openings In The Car-Body On The Production Line
Author(s): A. Felske; F Lunzmann
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Paper Abstract

A flexible laser robot system is described which has been selected for the purpose of cutting additional openings in entire bodies in white on the conveyor. The lightweight CO2 400-W-laser generator is carried and moved computer-controlled by the VOLKSWAGEN robotic system with a fixed 3-mirror robot arm for minimizing losses of energy and for increasing quality and reliability. In a pilot project this technique is integrated in the production line at a final stage of production and can be started with the designation of the vehicle's body.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0668, Laser Processing: Fundamentals, Applications, and Systems Engineering, (12 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938915
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A. Felske, Volkswagen Ag (Germany)
F Lunzmann, Volkswagen Ag (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0668:
Laser Processing: Fundamentals, Applications, and Systems Engineering
Walter W. Duley; Robert W. Weeks, Editor(s)

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