TITLE

Laser-assisted machining of titanium alloys

AUTHOR(S)
Sun, S.; Brandt, M.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;Dec2007, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on titanium alloy machining. It states that titanium alloy has poor machinability due to its inherent properties such as low thermal conductivity and chemical reactivity. It has been observed that the combination of laser and turning can significantly improve the machinability of titanium and its alloys. Lasers can help soften the difficult-to-machine materials to be machined with greater ease.
ACCESSION #
27880256

 

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