Synergy of Laser Material Processing and Metal Forming

Geiger M (1994)

Publication Type: Journal article

Publication year: 1994


Publisher: None

Book Volume: 43

Pages Range: 563-570

Journal Issue: 2

DOI: 10.1016/S0007-8506(07)60502-2


It will be shown, on the basis of selected examples in the field of metal forming, how metal forming and laser beam processing can be combined in a synergetic way. A characteristic of metal forming is its ability for large scale manufacturing with high quality. Laser material processing is characterized by a high process, product, and quantity flexibility. Synergetic combinations of both processes enable completely new solutions for products and technologies. Although most of these developments are still in their initial phase, the first industrial applications have already proved their potential economical viability. © 1994 CIRP.

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Geiger, M. (1994). Synergy of Laser Material Processing and Metal Forming. CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, 43(2), 563-570.


Geiger, Manfred. "Synergy of Laser Material Processing and Metal Forming." CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology 43.2 (1994): 563-570.

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