Cutting thin steel sheet

Fieret, J.; Rand, C.
February 2007
Industrial Laser Solutions;Feb2007, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p23
The article discusses the conventional nozzles or supersonic nozzles for laser cutting processes. The most-researched type nozzle is the supersonic minimum length nozzle because it provide the best compromise of shock-free flow, ease in manufacture, and nozzle length. Meanwhile, True Laval nozzles is an impractical tool because of its high cost for the manufacturing processes.


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