Laser welding to grow

May 2006
Gases & Welding Distributor;May/Jun2006, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p7
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the growth of the market of the laser welding equipment industry. The market is expected to grow with the rate of 5 percent per year through 2011. The reason for the growth is the development of laser-welding technologies for new applications. Also, developments and improvements in laser sources, beam delivery and work handling are combining to make the uses of lasers easier for a wider number of welding applications. In the areas of heavy industrial manufacturing, especially steel production and railways, shipbuilding and light industrial manufacturing the use of laser welding will increase in the coming time period.


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