TITLE

Power drilling

AUTHOR(S)
Keng Leong
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;May2007, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an updated overview of pulsed solid-state lasers suitable for manufacturing applications. Particular focus is given to laser applications in drilling. Such topic is followed by a discussion of the different types of lasers used and the requirements for robust and precise drilling applications. New lasers and capabilities are also included to provide a potential laser user with the basis to evaluate the appropriate lasers for a particular drilling application.
ACCESSION #
25094242

 

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