The greatest opportunities for the laser are in those areas where flexibility, automation, CAD/CAM integration, precision, cost reduction, and time to market are important factors. The examples covered here are mainly drawn from the automotive industry, where all these factors are imperative, and where the CO2, Nd-YAG and excimer laser sources are already making their contribution to the manufacturing process.
Number of pages: 436
Weight: 716 g
Dimensions: 240 x 160 x 23 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 199