A semi quantitative approach to the effect of anodized layer thickness on laser cutting of an aluminium alloy
UNSPECIFIED (1997) A semi quantitative approach to the effect of anodized layer thickness on laser cutting of an aluminium alloy. In: XI International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers and High-Power Laser Conference (GCL/HPL 96), EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, AUG 25-30, 1996. Published in: XI INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON GAS FLOW AND CHEMICAL LASERS AND HIGH-POWER LASER CONFERENCE, 3092 pp. 776-779.Full text not available from this repository.
Experimental laser cutting work has been performed on a commonly used sheet aluminium alloy to establish an approximate relationship between maximum laser cutting speed and the thickness of an anodized layer on the surface of the material. Results show a very significant increase in maximum speed, which is maintained even with increasing thickness of the anodized layer well beyond that at which maximum beam absorption is thought to occur.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Series Name:||PROCEEDINGS OF THE SOCIETY OF PHOTO-OPTICAL INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERS (SPIE)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||XI INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON GAS FLOW AND CHEMICAL LASERS AND HIGH-POWER LASER CONFERENCE|
|Publisher:||SPIE - INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING|
|Editor:||Hall, DR and Baker, HJ|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 776-779|
|Title of Event:||XI International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers and High-Power Laser Conference (GCL/HPL 96)|
|Location of Event:||EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND|
|Date(s) of Event:||AUG 25-30, 1996|
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