Enables the reader both to understand and to use, in a practical manner, laser welding. The author explains the principles of laser welding and provides examples of industrial applications, examines many aspects of laser welding and devotes a complete chapter to safety.
Light and lasers; Principles of laser welding and its characteristics; Industrial applications; Materials; Laser welding parameters and their effects; Welding sheet metal parts; Welding plate, tube and pre-machined parts; Single and multi-pass welding with filler materials; Process performance control and monitoring; Work handling, laser beam manipulation and process automation; Optical equipment; Laser safety; Installing and operating a laser - some questions and answers; Glossary of common terminology.
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Welding and Other Joining Technologies
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: January 1992
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.56