Laser cutting, State of the art and technological 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 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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInteramente dedicato al Taglio con laser de materiali Metallici
    Place of PublicationMilano
    Publication date1999
    Publication statusPublished - 1999
    EventLaser Cutting Conference - Vicenza
    Duration: 1 Jan 1999 → …


    ConferenceLaser Cutting Conference
    Period01/01/1999 → …

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