Scope of this paper is to give an overview of the activities developed in the CRF laser laboratory equipped with a 15 kW CO2 laser source. These activities are focused on the development of processing opportunities regarding transport vehicles as well as turbine and diesel engines. Four examples are discussed: surface transformation hardening, surface alloying, wear resistant coating and hot corrosion resistance coating.
"A High Power Laser Metalworking Facility and its Applications", Proc. SPIE 0164, 4th European Electro-Optics Conf, (25 July 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.965524; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.965524