Geoff Shannon

Manager, Advanced Technology
Amada Miyachi America

Phone: 626-303-5676

Laser Welding | Articles | The FABRICATOR

What is the right laser for microwelding?

November 30, 2016 | By Geoff Shannon

Learning about the characteristics of microwelding lasers, such as ND:YAG and the different types of fiber lasers, can help fabricators determine which is the best option for a particular application.

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Microwelding conductive materials

September 12, 2011 | By Geoff Shannon, Paul Severloh

As the move toward part miniaturization continues, more and more companies are turning to microwelding for the precision joining of copper and other highly reflective materials, in particular, employing laser welding with a green wavelength.

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Nd:YAG laser seam welding

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Making the right choices for laser welding

April 15, 2008 | By Geoff Shannon

Laser beam welding has evolved into a proven process, and like any proven manufacturing process, it should be matched with the application with the best-suited material and geometry.

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Wave forms diagram

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Gaining control of resistance welding

August 8, 2007 | By Geoff Shannon

By providing time-based waveform data on current, voltage, resistance, power, force, and displacement—as well as peak and RMS values—external weld monitors are able to provide the necessary data that can be used to understand, optimize, and benchmark the resistance welding process and verify accompanying equipment

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