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The Paton Welding Journal 2010 #06
TPWJ, 2010, #6, 32-40 pages

Journal                    The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher                 International Association «Welding»
ISSN                       0957-798X (print)
Issue                       № 6, 2010 (June)
Pages                      32-40

1Laboratory of Welding Technology and Laser Processing, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland
2Machine Technology Centre Turku Ltd, Turku, Finland
This study deals with the different types of hybrid welding processes in addition to describing the means and situation today regarding the principles and applications of various combinations of laser with welding arc. The processes are analyzed regarding their parameters involved and the type and thickness of the base material. This study looks into the productivity, economy and quality of laser hybrid welding and provides some fundamentals of the set-up of its parameters. The effects of parameters and set-up can be seen in the analysis, thus, the economic feasibility and quality management factors as the basis of analysis can be assessed.
Keywords: laser-MIG/MAG welding, laser-TIG welding, laser-plasma arc welding, laser-tandem welding, laser-submerged arc welding, hybrid welding process
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Published:               28.06.10
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