CO2 Laser Materials Processing

  • Conrad M. Banas
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 84)


Since the first successful operation of a laser in 1960, the laser’s potential for materials processing has been clearly recognized and actively pursued. Initial applications included drilling, microwelding and jet-assisted cutting. In these tasks the laser was demonstrated to offer unique processing capabilities as well as reliable performance.


Fusion Zone Welding Speed Laser Weld Weld Zone Laser Material 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Conrad M. Banas
    • 1
  1. 1.United Technologies Research CenterEast HartfordUSA

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