TITLE

Laser cutting complex parts--a challenge and solution

AUTHOR(S)
Bergmann, Jeanne Pierre; Ploennigs, Birk
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;Mar2009, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37582634

 

Related Articles

  • Polishing metals with laser radiation. Willenborg, Edgar; Ostholt, Roman // Industrial Laser Solutions;Nov2009, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p9 

    The article discusses the use of laser radiation in automated metal polishing. It is stated that automated polishing techniques are used to process metal edges and overhanging surfaces, which influence the properties and functions of a part or product. It notes that laser polishing has a high...

  • Concepts of Robot Accuracy Enhancement by Integrated Redundant Measurements. Volech, J.; Mráz, L.; Šika, Z.; Valášek, M. // Bulletin of Applied Mechanics;Oct2013, Vol. 9 Issue 33, p12 

    The paper deals with the concepts of industrial robot accuracy enhancement. The goal of this work is to develop such concepts, which could be used in the area of robot machining. The concepts are based on the additional measuring system determining the real position of the end effector or...

  • Developing an Efficient Calibration System for Joint Offset of Industrial Robots. Bingtuan Gao; Yong Liu; Ning Xi; Yantao Shen // Journal of Applied Mathematics;2014, p1 

    Joint offset calibration is one of the most important methods to improve the positioning accuracy for industrial robots. This paper presents an efficientmethod to calibrate industrial robot joint offset. The proposed method mainly relies on a laser pointermounted on the robot end-effector and a...

  • Laser equipment orders surge 14.7 percent from first quarter 2007, according to AMT.  // Trailer / Body Builders;Nov2007, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p16 

    The article discusses a report from the Association of Manufacturing Technology (AMT) on the orders of industrial laser equipment and systems in North America for the second quarter of 2007. According to the report, the orders of industrial laser equipment are at $141.5 million during the...

  • Additive layer manufacturing.  // MWP;May2008, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p74 

    The article looks at the two additive layered manufacturing (ALM) techniques in laser technology in manufacturing namely Selective Laser Melting (SLM) and Direct Metal Laser Deposition (DMD). It mentions some significant benefits over conventional manufacturing techniques such as minimization of...

  • Nonlinear absorption of femtosecond laser on a metal surface embedded by metallic nanoparticles. Ahmad, Amir; Tripathi, V. K. // Applied Physics Letters;10/9/2006, Vol. 89 Issue 15, p153112 

    Metal surface with nanosize roughness is modeled as a plane surface embedded with clusters. A high power femtosecond laser pulse normally incident on the metal surface undergoes field enhancement when laser frequency equals the frequency of surface charge oscillations of the clusters. The...

  • Q&A. Craig, Ed // Welding Design & Fabrication;Mar2001, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p56 

    Responds to queries on welding design and fabrication. Management of automated weld lines; Scarcity of automated weld process expertise despite widespread sales of welding robots; Necessity for engineers to pre-qualify all manufacturing processes.

  • Integrating robot power into automated factory systems. Wadhwani, Romesh T. // Management Review;Jun84, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p8 

    Discusses the effort of manufacturers in the U.S. to integrate robot into factory systems. Functional organization of a factory; Capabilities of industrial robots; Components of an automated factory system.

  • The Robot Abstraction.  // American Scientist;Jul/Aug84, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p328 

    Reports on the development of robots designed to match specific industrial tasks at the General Motors Research Laboratories. Use of robots for the automation of a manufacturing facility; Types of robots and their specific functions; Details about the development of RoboTech, a computer system...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics