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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005630
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... two case studies of typical economic environments found in laser welding applications. design considerations laser beam delivery optics laser welding applications manufacturing economics reflective lens transmissive lens LASER ENERGY is transmitted from the laser to the workpiece via...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005600
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... Advantages Hybrid laser arc welding is a high-productivity welding process that typically combines GMAW with LBW in the same weld pool. This process is used with mechanized or automated welding applications. These process combinations result in a synergy that incorporates the benefits of each individual...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005631
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... backings of same composition as base material most common Root porosity found in partial-penetration laser welds may be removed by machining backing strip in some applications Ceramic and nonconsumable (e.g., copper backings not usually applicable Lap welding Commonly used in all materials...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005680
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... welding (MRSW) and laser welding. The article illustrates the fundamental principles involved in MRSW and laser welding. The article presents examples of various microjoining methods used in medical device applications, including pacemaker and nitinol microscopic forceps. fabrication joint design...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005627
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... than laboratory curiosities, and it took more than a decade for their real commercial potential to be developed in consumer products, such as barcode scanners, compact disc players, laser pointers, laser printers, and materials processing applications. The majority of lasers used for welding today...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001370
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
.... It provides information on the applications of microwelding with pulsed solid-state lasers. The article describes the modes of laser welding such as conduction-mode welding and deep-penetration-mode welding, as well as major independent process variables for laser welding, such as laser-beam power, laser-beam...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001445
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... Abstract Laser-beam welding (LBW) is a joining process that produces coalescence of material with the heat obtained from the application of a concentrated coherent light beam impinging upon the surface to be welded. This article describes the steps that must be considered when selecting the LBW...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006490
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... having a large impact on the ability to apply LSW in production. It concludes with information on the industrial applications of LSW. laser stir welding aluminum keyhole instability LASER STIR WELDING (LSW) is a process that uses a manipulation of the laser beam at a high rate to cause...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006502
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... to relatively thin materials and low speeds, because of the limited continuous power available. Since then, the availability of high-power continuous-wave lasers has expanded the interest and use of lasers in welding applications. Common industrial laser types and characteristics are summarized in Table 1...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005641
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
.../in. 2 ). (See the article “Introduction to High Energy Density Electron and Laser Beam Welding” in this Volume for an introduction to the nature of laser beam radiation.) Lasers have been promoted as potentially useful welding tools for a variety of applications. By 1965, a variety of laser...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005620
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... is a hybrid process based on a thin-melting interface for a lap joint of dissimilar-metal sheets using a roller and one-sided laser heating. The article discusses the types, advantages, and applications of roll welding and laser roll welding. It also provides a detailed discussion on the laser roll welding...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005638
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... real-time or in-process monitoring, which is done with optical, acoustic, and/or charged-particle sensors. It highlights the advantages, applications, and selection criteria of weld monitoring system and concludes with examples of laser weld monitoring in the production of tailor-welded blanks...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001465
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
...-gravity environments and describes the unique aspects of the space environment. It compares the applicable welding processes, namely, electron-beam welding, laser-beam welding, and gas-tungsten arc welding and examines the metallurgy of low-gravity welds. Steps taken to ensure the continued development...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006391
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... for specific applications. wear hardfacing iron-base overlays chromium carbide-based overlays nickel-base overlays cobalt-base alloys tungsten carbide-based metal-matrix composite overlays laser cladded process oxyacetylene brazing vacuum brazing shielding metal arc welding gas metal arc...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003208
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... Abstract This article discusses the principles of operation, equipment needed, applications, and advantages and disadvantages of various fusion welding processes, namely, oxyfuel gas welding, electron beam welding, stud welding, laser beam welding, percussion welding, high-frequency welding...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005632
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
..., material delivery, motion, and control systems optimized for specific applications. The disadvantages of laser deposition processes include process cost and complexity, which must be considered during process selection and development. The deposition of weld material on metallic substrates, commonly...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002168
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... drilling and the cutting of metals at angles and thicknesses not possible with CO 2 lasers. There are some applications—spot welding and hole cutting, for example—where either laser type can provide acceptable results at comparable speeds. Capabilities and operating ranges for CO 2 and Nd:YAG lasers...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... and laser welding. One of the earliest European applications of tailor-welded blanks for automotive applications was by Swedish carmaker Volvo using the resistance mash-seam process in 1979. An early use of laser-welded blanks in Europe was the Audi floor pan made by Thyssen A.G. in Germany since 1985...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005636
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... for describing the dynamic impingement of metal droplets into the weld pool and the liquid-vapor interface evolution in laser keyhole welding. Results from each group of models are presented in the section “Application to Fusion Welding Processes” in this article. Welding Arc Plasma There are many...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001469
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... Abstract Polymeric materials that possess similar solubility parameters can be joined using a variety of polymer joining techniques. This article describes commonly available fusion-welding techniques such as joining methods, key joining parameters, and the application areas of each joining...