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High power diode laser transmission welding of plastics

Brian Bryden (Brian Bryden is a Research Fellow at Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, in association with Herfurth Laser Technologies, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, UK. Tel: +44 1203 572 623; E‐mail: BRYDEN_B@WMGMAIL.wmg.warwick.ac.uk)

Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 1 June 2000

Abstract

Trials using high powered laser arrays recently available, have shown that a range of joining and surface treatment processes are possible. These range from transmission welding of polymeric materials to surface hardening, soldering and welding of steels.

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Bryden, B. (2000), "High power diode laser transmission welding of plastics", Assembly Automation, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 136-139. https://doi.org/10.1108/01445150010321760

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