A high-power laser beam can be focused to a power density up to 10-12 W/cm2. These unique features provide excellent manufacturing capabilities with high accuracy, high quality, high efficiency, non-contact processing, high controllability, and ease of automation.
One of the process in which we are interested is the laser cladding which is a process whereby a new layer of material is deposited on a substrate by laser fusion of blown powders or pre-placed powder coatings. Multiple layers can be deposited to form shapes with complex geometry. The use of in-situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction during cladding process enables us to follow the evolution of the microstructure and phases as function of the cladding parameters like...
Laser Treatments process
Experimental setup at ANKA
The laser system (for in-situ and ex-situ experiments):
The Laser Laboratory Installation: The main components of the laser treatment
The chamber and the temperature control system in the laser:
The chamber for the controlled atmosphere laser treatment experiments
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