S. Katayama, JWRI Osaka University, Japan
This chapter deals with the terminology, characteristics, formation conditions, causes, occurrence mechanisms and preventive procedures or measures of laser welding defects or imperfections. In particular, porosity and solidification cracking are described in detail in conjunction with laser welding phenomena.
laser welding defects
Laser welding can join parts together at very fast speeds or produce deep-penetration welds efficiently in any environment such as air, shielding ...