Optical coherence tomography improves laser metal deposition -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Optical coherence tomography improves process stability of laser metal deposition

24.02.2022

Image: Machine for wire-based laser metal deposition; Copyright: Fraunhofer IPT

Together with its industrial and research partners, the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT has integrated the imaging inspection method optical coherence tomography (OCT) into a coaxial process for wire-based laser metal deposition (LMD-w).

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Image: 3D printer; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf