Laser Cutting, Development Trends

Flemming Ove Olsen

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    In this paper a short review of the development trends in laser cutting will be given.The technology, which is the fastest expanding industrial production technology will develop in both its core market segment: Flat bed cutting of sheet metal, as it will expand in heavy industry and in cutting of 3-dimensional shapes.The CO2-laser will also in the near future be the dominating laser source in the market, although the new developments in ND-YAG-lasers opens for new possibilities for this laser type.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalProceeding of 7th NOLAMP Conference
    Pages (from-to)13-19
    Publication statusPublished - 1999
    Event7th Nordic Conference oin Laser processing of materials - Lappeenranta, Finland
    Duration: 1 Jan 1999 → …


    Conference7th Nordic Conference oin Laser processing of materials
    CityLappeenranta, Finland
    Period01/01/1999 → …

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