Laser Welding & Cutting Technology Seminar

Laser Welding & Cutting Technology Seminar

Mar 24, 2011 12:00 AM


Laser Welding & Cutting Technology Seminar

Event Times: 8:00 am   Registration        
8:30 to 5:00 pm  Seminar
Event Cost: Free, including catered lunch, RSVP required


Maximum 40 seat capacity, first reserved seats confirm attendance.
We will offer back-up date(s) throughout the year as we do anticipate this seminar to fill up quickly.

 RSVP: Patricia Dedonno at  or 216-383-8542

Event Description:
1 day event designed to cover topics related to laser welding and cutting.
• Introduce laser hybrid processing to organizations that are looking for higher productivity, lower heat input, and/or lower "per part cost" from an automated process.
• A short lesson on the history and present state of the art for lasers and the hybrid process(es) and how they presently are being used by industry.
• The economics of the technology will also be reviewed and how a company can evaluate whether laser hybrid processing may be well suited for their present or future needs.

Who Should Attend:
• Welding engineers
• Designers
• Process/Manufacturing Engineers
• Product Managers
• CEO/CFO's 

Special Guests (confirmed):
• IPG Photonics
• Alabama Laser
• HighYAG
• FANUC Robotics
• Laser Institute of America, LIA

Event Directions:
The Lincoln Electric Automation Division is located at 22221 St. Clair Ave in Euclid, just a short distance from the East Shoreway.  This is the northeast corner of St. Clair and E. 222nd St. The entrance to the Automation Division parking lot is on the north side of E. 222nd, just east of St. Clair.  Look for the sign. 


  8:15 am Registration and Sign-in  
  8:45 am Welcome Chris Bailey
  9:00 am Laser Basics  
Types of Lasers / Characteristics
Paul Denney
  9:45 am Fiber Laser Technology      IPG Photonics
10:15 am Beam Delivery and Processing Optics    HighYAG
11:00 am Hybrid Welding  Paul Denney 
11:15 am Lab Demonstrations
11:30 am Lasers and Robotics     FANUC Robotics
12:00 pm Lunch  
  1:00 pm Hybrid Cladding       Alabama Laser
  2:00 pm Lab Demonstrations  
  2:45 pm

Metallurgy of Laser Welds 
Shield Gases
Weld/Joint Geometry
Inspection Methods

Paul Denney
  3:15 pm  Break  
  3:30 pm

Laser Safety 

Laser Institute of America LIA
  4:00 pm Laser Economics / Future of the Technology Paul Denney
  4:30 pm Wrap Up