Report on LASERS

Vasilash, Gary S.
May 1999
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;May99, Vol. 111 Issue 5, p54
Trade Publication
Reports on the use of lasers in body welding applications in the automotive industry. Advantages of YAG lasers; Reasons for the increased use of YAG lasers for blank welding; Setup of YAG and carbon dioxide lasers; Design flexibility of lasers; Benefits of using hydroforming as compared with traditional fabricating methods; Several issues on diode lasers.


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