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Laser metal deposition of steel components using machining waste as build material

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Published

Publication date2011
Host publicationProceedings of CLEO, the IEEE Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Place of publicationNew York
PublisherIEEE
Pages-
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-910-7
Original languageEnglish

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
CityBaltimore
Period1/05/116/05/11

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
CityBaltimore
Period1/05/116/05/11

Abstract

Gas atomised metal powders are generally used in laser cladding. However, costly new powders prompt the use of machining swarf as an alternative build material. This paper reports on this investigation and establishes its feasibility.