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Review Article

A Review on Melt-Pool Characteristics in Laser Welding of Metals

Table 1

Influence of two laser welding parameters on various melt-pool geometry parameters.

Geometry parameterProcess parameter
Laser powerWelding speed

Melt-pool depth+ab
Melt-pool width+cd
Melt-pool depth/width ratioNS+e
Melt-pool length+fg
Keyhole radius+gg
Cooling rateh+i
Melt-pool surface area+jk
Vaporization rate+lNS

+Direct relationship; inverse relationship; NS: not stated in the report; a[11, 3037]; b[11, 31, 33, 3841]; c[11, 3337, 4244]; d[11, 12, 31, 33, 38, 41, 42, 45]; e[30]; f[32, 42]; g[42, 45]; h[7, 8]; i[8]; j[43, 46]; k[38, 41, 47]; l[44, 46].

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