SOFTWARE TOOL FOR LASER CUTTING PROCESS CONTROL – SOLVING REAL INDUSTRIAL CASE STUDIES

Miloš Madić, Marko Kovačević, Miroslav Radovanović, Vladislav Blagojević

DOI Number
10.22190/FUME1602135M
First page
135
Last page
145

Abstract


Laser cutting is one of the leading non-conventional machining technologies with a wide spectrum of application in modern industry. It order to exploit a number of advantages that this technology offers for contour cutting of materials, it is necessary to carefully select laser cutting conditions for each given workpiece material, thickness and desired cut qualities. In other words, there is a need for process control of laser cutting. After a comprehensive analysis of the main laser cutting parameters and process performance characteristics, the application of the developed software tool “BRUTOMIZER” for off-line control of CO2 laser cutting process of three different workpiece materials (mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum) is illustrated. Advantages and abilities of the developed software tool are also illustrated.

Keywords

CO2 Laser Cutting, Process Control, Software Tool, Mild Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Cut Quality

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