Cutting thick section steel with fiber lasers

September 2010
Industrial Laser Solutions;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p25
The article focuses on metal processing, stating that the application of lasers is most significant in terms of market share. It states that the fiber lasers are gaining importance in sheet metal processing applications including the cutting of thick sections because of their wavelength and high beam quality. Additionally, fiber laser cutting has an enormous high speed advantage in thin-section metal cutting compared to the carbon dioxide (CO2) laser.


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