5 August 1986 Laser Welding Of Cylinders
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Proceedings Volume 0621, Manufacturing Applications of Lasers; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.961138
Event: O-E/LASE'86 Symposium, 1986, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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.
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Rob Kraencke, Rob Kraencke, Victor Gregson, Victor Gregson, } "Laser Welding Of Cylinders", Proc. SPIE 0621, Manufacturing Applications of Lasers, (5 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961138; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.961138


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