E-Books are also available on all known E-Book shops.
Short description This comprehensive introduction to a highly relevant technique is tailored to the needs of everyone dealing with laser welding of plastics. Provides practical information on material properties, laser sources, and process parameters. With industrial case studies.
From the contents 1. Introduction 2. Material properties of plastics 2.1. Formation and structure 2.2. Types of plastics 2.3. Thermal properties 2.4. Optical properties 2.5. Literature 3. Laser sources for plastic welding 3.1. Properties of laser radiation 3.2. Types of lasers 3.3. Literature 4. Basics of laser plastic welding 4.1. Butt joint welding 4.2. Through transmission welding 4.3. Processes for through transmission welding 4.4. Methods of proces control 4.5. Design of joint geometry 4.6. Material compatibilities 4.7. Adaption of absorption 4.8. Literature 5. Case studies 5.1. Automobile 5.2. Housware goods 5.3. Medical devices 5.4. Literature 6. Summary 7. Appendix 8. Used formulary characters and constants