Laser processing meets induction heating
- Scale-up opportunity for diamond-like fuel-saving coating. // American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Oct/Nov2015, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p16
The article reports on a laser arc method for depositing friction-reducing, wear-resistant coatings that has been developed by Andreas Leson and his research team at Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology. Topics include the team's success in producing coatings that is...
- Engine turbine disks repaired by direct metal deposition. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Aug2005, Vol. 163 Issue 8, p29
Reports on the development of direct metal deposition by the Thermal Coating Processes department at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology in Germany. Basis of the technique; Process of the deposition technique; Description of the entire process chain as closed cycle and...
- Lost works of art to be uncovered thanks to terahertz scanners. // Imaging & Machine Vision Europe;Dec2012/Jan2013, Issue 54, p7
The article reports that a demonstration regarding the use of terahertz scanners for art restoration has been given by scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology (IWS) in Dresden, Germany.
- PROCESS TECHNOLOGY. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Feb2009, Vol. 167 Issue 2, p11
The article presents briefs on developments in industrial process technology. The Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS has developed a laser module which is integrated into the tool station of a milling spindle. EOS Systems has developed the first high-temperature system for...
- Suppliers say lasers could cut millions in welding costs. Ramirez, Charles E. // Automotive News;8/1/1994, Vol. 68 Issue 5563, Insight p19i
Discusses the advantages of using high-technology lasers for automobile welding. Savings from the use of laser-welding robots; Lightening of vehicle weight; Reduction of rust potential; Problem of conservatism; Use of two different mediums to beam energy; Supplier buyers for laser welders in...
- INDUCTION HEATING for efficient laser applications. Khersonsky, Anatoly; Lee, Houston // Advanced Materials & Processes;Apr2000, Vol. 157 Issue 4, p39
Describes how preheating by induction eliminated cold cracks in a laser-welded automotive safety shaft. Prevention of distortion in laser-cut tool steel sheet blanks; Characteristics of laser treatment; Laser welding in automotive industry; Application for the tool steel industry.
- Study on the effect of hot spots generated by induction heating to prevent hot cracking during laser welding of the aluminum alloys AA6082T6 and AA5754H22. Holland-Moritz, Stefan; Somonov, Vladislav; Völkers, Stephan; Geyer, Markus; Böhm, Stefan // Welding & Cutting;2014, Issue 5, p310
This work is devoted to the research of hot spots generated by induction heating in order to prevent hot cracks during laser welding of aluminium samples. Plates were used which were made from aluminium alloys AA6082T6 and AA5754H22 with a thickness of 2 mm. The article shows the results of...
- Tailored blank welding improves auto efficiency. Belforte, David A. // Laser Focus World;June97, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p15
Reports on the advent of tailored blank welding (TBW) technology for designing lightweight body parts for automobiles. Fusion welding of steels of dissimilar composition, thickness or both to produce a lighter part with the required strength, stiffness and formability; Role of high-power lasers...
- Flexibility of Induction Heating for Broad Field of... // Industrial Heating;Dec96, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p64
Reviews the bulletin `Flexibility of Induction Heating for Broad Field of Applications,' from Lepel Corporation, Edgewood, New York. Examination of some of the topics in the publication, which include, induction heating applications.