Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Publica

Hier finden Sie wissenschaftliche Publikationen aus den Fraunhofer-Instituten.

Closed-loop control of laser power using the full penetration hole image feature in aluminum welding processes

 
: Blug, A.; Carl, D.; Höfler, H.; Abt, F.; Heider, A.; Weber, R.; Nicolosi, L.; Tetzlaff, R.

:
Postprint (1.3 MByte; PDF; )

Schmidt, M. ; Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Lasertechnik -WLT-:
Lasers in Manufacturing 2011, Sixth International WLT Conference on Lasers in Manufacturing. Proceedings : May 23-26, 2011, München; LiM 2011
Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2011 (Physics Procedia 12.2011, Pt.1)
ISSN: 1875-3892
pp.720-729
International Conference on Lasers in Manufacturing (LIM) <6, 2011, München>
English
Conference Paper, Journal Article, Electronic Publication
Fraunhofer IPM ()
laser welding; aluminum; closed-loop control; full penetration hole; cellular neural network (CNN); quality control

Abstract
In contrast to other welding methods, laser beam welding still suffers from a lack of established quality control or even closedloop control systems in industrial production. One promising solution is the observation of the image feature called full penetration hole indicating the penetration depth of keyhole welding processes. This article studies its stochastic behavior in aluminum. As a consequence of the nonlinear temporal response to laser power, a robust feedback strategy was developed to control penetration depth by adapting laser power to preset detection rates of the full penetration hole.

: http://publica.fraunhofer.de/documents/N-164523.html