Laser Cutting Of Fibrous Quartz Insulation Materials
Abbreviated Journal Title
J. Eng. Mater. Technol.-Trans. ASME
Engineering, Mechanical; Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
An experimental investigation was conducted using a CO2 laser to cut fibrous insulation blankets for the Space Shuttle and high speed aircraft. This investigation was unique in identifying important factors for controlling the cut depth, thus, allowing the laser to be used for making partial cuts in a composite quilt. The investigation determined an algorithm for essential physical parameters used in automating the laser machining of these materials.
Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology-Transactions of the Asme
"Laser Cutting Of Fibrous Quartz Insulation Materials" (1994). Faculty Bibliography 1990s. 1029.