Lamination welding

Himmer, Thomas; Techel, Anja; Nowotny, Steffen; Beyer, Eckhard
August 2004
Industrial Laser Solutions;Aug2004, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p22
Discusses the application of multiple laser processing in the quick manufacturing of complex forming tools. Creation of an automation solution for cutting, packaging, and steel sheet cutouts; Completion of laser beam welding, milling, laser cladding of tools and parts in one set-up; Consideration for material surface quality and production cost.


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