The effect of welding parameters on quasi-simultaneous laser welding of plastics

Saara Kouvo, Anssi Jansson, Veli Kujanpää

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Abstract

Laser transmission welding has become a well-known technique to join plastics in the past few years. One of the less known techniques is called quasi-simultaneous laser welding, where the laser beam is scanned several times across the welding path heating it up gradually until the entire weld is melted almost at the same time. Quasi-simultaneous welding is a flexible and a fast technique to join plastics and therefore it has gained interest in mass-production. In quasi-simultaneous welding short welding time can be achieved with different parameter combinations. Up to now no systematic data of these parameter combinations has been published. In this study the effect of different parameter combinations to the weld properties in quasi-simultaneous laser welding was defined for polypropylene (PP).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 3rd International WLT-Conference on Lasers in Manufacturing
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2005
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event3rd International WLT-Conference on Lasers in Manufacturing - Munich, Germany
Duration: 13 Jun 200516 Jun 2005

Conference

Conference3rd International WLT-Conference on Lasers in Manufacturing
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period13/06/0516/06/05

Keywords

  • diode laser
  • laser welding of polymers
  • polypropylene
  • quasi-simultaneous laser welding

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    Kouvo, S., Jansson, A., & Kujanpää, V. (2005). The effect of welding parameters on quasi-simultaneous laser welding of plastics. In Proceedings of the 3rd International WLT-Conference on Lasers in Manufacturing