Weld Pool Control in Laser Welding

Sjoerd Postma, Ronald G.K.M. Aarts

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    Abstract

    The objective of this work is the design of a feedback control system for the laser welding process, which is able to control the penetration depth of the weld. Firstly the possibilities to control the penetration depth of a weld when only partial penetration is demanded, for instance in the case of overlap configurations, will be discussed. Furthermore a controller which is able to guarantee full penetration will be introduced. Full penetration is an important quality in the production of Tailor Welded Blanks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication21st Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, March 19 – 21, 2002, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Subtitle of host publicationBook of Abstracts
    EditorsBram de Jager, Hans Zwart
    Place of PublicationEindhoven
    PublisherTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
    Pages23-23
    Number of pages1
    ISBN (Print)90-386-2893-5
    Publication statusPublished - 2002
    Event21st Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control 2002 - Veldhoven, Netherlands
    Duration: 19 Mar 200221 Mar 2002
    Conference number: 21

    Conference

    Conference21st Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control 2002
    CountryNetherlands
    CityVeldhoven
    Period19/03/0221/03/02

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    Postma, S., & Aarts, R. G. K. M. (2002). Weld Pool Control in Laser Welding. In B. de Jager, & H. Zwart (Eds.), 21st Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, March 19 – 21, 2002, Veldhoven, The Netherlands: Book of Abstracts (pp. 23-23). Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.