In this paper a short review of the development trends in laser cutting will be given. The technoloty 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 futre be the domination laser source in the market, although the new developments in ND-YAG-lasers opens for new possibilities for this laser type.
|Title of host publication||Interamente dedicato al Taglio con laser de materiali Metallici|
|Place of Publication||Milano|
|Publication status||Published - 1999|
|Event||Laser Cutting Conference - Vicenza|
Duration: 1 Jan 1999 → …
|Conference||Laser Cutting Conference|
|Period||01/01/1999 → …|