Improving Laser Beam Welding Efficiency


Laser beam welding is becoming widely used in many industrial applications. This paper reviews recent research conducted on the performance, potential and problems of thick section butt joint laser welding. Common defects that occur in laser beam welding with high power laser welding are discussed and possible solutions proposed. Methods of welding process efficiency improvement are analyzed.

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Sokolov, M. and Salminen, A. (2014) Improving Laser Beam Welding Efficiency. Engineering, 6, 559-571. doi: 10.4236/eng.2014.69057.

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