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Laser Welding Of Cylinders
Author(s): Rob Kraencke; Victor Gregson
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Paper Abstract

High-power lasers (greater than 5 kW) have been in existence for about two decades. However, their use by industry is extremely limited. Numerous researchers have demonstrated laser welding to a thickness of nearly 1 inch. But almost all laser welding today is for a thickness of 1/8 inch or less. The welding discussed here is for material thickness greater than 1/4 inch in a shop setting for which small number job lots are common.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 1986
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0621, Manufacturing Applications of Lasers, (5 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961138
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Rob Kraencke, Laser Center (United States)
Victor Gregson, Laser Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0621:
Manufacturing Applications of Lasers
Peter K. Cheo, Editor(s)

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