Failure Modes: Learn the importance of keeping track of how a weld fails in order to understand changes in weld quality even before they show up in the weld strength statistics
Identification of Cracks in Weld Sections: Learn about the challenges in identifying cracks in metallographic sections used for anlaysis
Base Metal Composition: Learn about the importance of carefully specifying base metal composition, for both major and minor elements, in order to produce desired weld quality
Laser Focus Spot Size: Understand the importance of controlling spot size in laser processes including welding, cutting, and marking. Article also discusses various options changing the spot size to suit your needs.