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Joining and Assembly of Medical Materials and Devices by M Breyen, Y Zhou

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13

Transmission laser welding strategies for medical plastics

I. Jones,     TWI Ltd, UK

Abstract:

This chapter describes the various methods of using lasers to weld plastics. Particular attention is paid to the most commonly used method – transmission laser welding. The different types of equipment available are discussed, including the laser types, beam delivery and clamping equipment. The user is assisted in application of laser welding by the inclusion of successful joint designs, suggested monitoring methods and information on the effects of the main welding process parameters.

Key words

medical

plastics

polymers

welding

laser

moulded

packaging

textiles

tubing

microfluidic

monitoring

quality control

13.1 Introduction

Laser welding ...

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