Laser cutting complex parts--a challenge and solution

Bergmann, Jeanne Pierre; Ploennigs, Birk
March 2009
Industrial Laser Solutions;Mar2009, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p16
The article discusses the importance of laser beam cutting with a simple robot-based system. The simple robot-based system provides high flexibility and cutting speeds without contact and mechanical stress or pressure to parts. A robot-guided solution for moving the laser beam improves the flexibility of entire system. Properties of the laser beam delivery is said to be the key challenge to the success of the integration of the laser beam in a robot-based system.


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