Observing Molten Pool Surface Oscillations During Keyhole Processing in Laser Powder Bed Fusion
Figure 1: Reflections in the melt pool surface ripples

Observing Molten Pool Surface Oscillations During Keyhole Processing in Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Authors: Leonardo Caprio, Ali Gökhan Demir and Barbara Previtali of Politecnico di Milano Description The research team at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano has studied…

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Benefits of Cavitar Welding Cameras

Visual real-time monitoring of welding processes utilizing welding cameras is becoming a more common and prominent process monitoring method. Typically the evaluation of the welding process has been done through…

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Laser Ablation

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Accurate imaging of laser ablation, where a high energy laser with very small spot size and short pulse duration is shot onto a material surface in order to change the surface properties, requires high frame rates due to the extremely fast nature of the process itself.

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MIT summer short course on high-speed imaging

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Cavitar will take part in and give a presentation on laser illumination at MIT Edgerton Center's short course on high-speed imaging. The 4-day course will have an extensive coverage of high-speed imaging for motion analysis as well as various systems and techniques.

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Science and R&D

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CAVILUX laser illumination is a high-performance tool for various applications in scientific and industrial research and development.

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Process Industry

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Fiber coupled laser illumination solutions for real-time image analysis to improve process control and to measure what happens inside the tanks, reactors or pipes.

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Paper Industry

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Accurate, intense and powerful laser illumination for paper and pulp industry. Obtain important information from many different stages of the process: of fibers, flocks and consistency of the medium, pulp distripution on a web, surface topography, homogeneity of the paper web as well as the line condition.

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Defense Industry

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Defense industry typically involves applications having targets that are extremely fast and small which require very accurate and fast monitoring methods.

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Welding Industry

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Laser illumination for clear visualization of welding process without process emitting brightness for industrial monitoring, process control and quality improvement.

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Foundry Industry

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See through heat. Foundry processes and metal manufacturing in general can benefit from laser illumination in various process stages. E.g. precise online-monitoring of slab surfaces in continuous casting process, monitoring of the condition of protective layers of furnaces and ladles.

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Thank you to our distributors

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Along with welcoming the VISION 2018 fair, that took place in Stuttgart beginning of November, we welcomed our distributors to get an update on our current developments as well as on our latest applications and products.

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Thank you for visiting us @ VISION 2018!

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A week has passed since VISION 2018 and breaths have been caught. For us the fair always presents an exceptional platform to meet new prospective customers and partners, this year being no exception. Thank you for the excellent and high quality conversations.

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Visit our ART GALLERY @ VISION 2018

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Welcome to The Invisible World ART GALLERY! Open at VISION 2018. Come and see modern masterpieces of Welding, Schlieren and Shockwave. Breathtaking imagery of various demanding applications created with laser illumination solutions of highest performance.

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Effective and versatile high-power laser illumination

Diode laser illumination enables critical measurements in various industrial and scientific applications. It is an ideal light source for high-speed cameras and machine vision cameras alike. It enables the visualization of applications that may not be achieved with more conventional light sources like LED or halogene lamps. Read about the benefits of this high-power laser illumination.

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Guide to high-quality welding imaging

The imaging of welding is often challenging since the camera can easily be blinded by the large amount of light emitted by the welding process. Cavitar presents guidelines for achieving high-quality images of welding.

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Popcorn Day January 19th

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Popcorn is heated on a hot plate. The shades in the background is the heat that warms the popcorn. The heat is made visible with Schlieren imaging technology. With front illumination one can also see the moment the corn pops.

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COMBILASER project ends

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The COMBILASER project is coming to its end, and the final steering committee will be hosted by IK4 LORTEK in Spain December 4-5 2017.

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Research and Development of Modern Variants of Classical Arc Welding Technologies with High-Speed Videography with Laser Illumination

LABSOLDA in Brazil has studied modern variants of classical TIG and MIG/MAG welding with high-speed imaging utilizing CAVILUX HF Laser illumination.

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