Christian Hagenlocher

Head of Process Development Department, Institut für Strahlwerkzeuge (IFSW)

Dr. Christian Hagenlocher is head of the process development department of the Institut für Strahlwerkzeuge (IFSW), University of Stuttgart (Germany).

FIGURE 1. Metallographic sections of laser beam welds are geometrically almost identical, but differ strongly in microstructure.
Laser Processing

Adjusting the grain structure of laser beam welds

July 18, 2022
By optimizing process parameters, weld grain structure can be designed to reduce the formation of hot cracks.