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Process Aspects Of Laser WeldinG
Author(s): R. C. Crafer
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Paper Abstract

The possibility of producing laser welds by the so called "deep" penetration welding mechanism similar to the well established electron beam welding technique has been known for almost ten years. However, unlike electron beam welding, the beam metal interaction mechanisms can have a serious effect on the weld depths achieved in a single pass. The relevant laser process and material parameters will be discussed in terms of their effect on welding performance and compared with other welding methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 1979
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0164, 4th European Electro-Optics Conf, (25 July 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.965526
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R. C. Crafer, The Welding Institute (U. K.)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0164:
4th European Electro-Optics Conf

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