Using lasers for decorative 3D texturing

Pantsar, Henrikki; Ruusu, Reino; Laakso, Petri; MÃ¥rtenson, Michael
June 2008
Industrial Laser Solutions;Jun2008, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p7
The article reports on the use of various technique to create functional or decorative textures on components including techniques producing a random texture. It is stated that laser ablation is one of the best techniques because the process is reproducible, accurate, flexible, fully automated and used no chemicals. Moreover, texture mapping is a term used to described both the actual process of decorating a three-dimensional model's surface.


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