October 2011 General Meeting

Presentation Title: Laser Welding Applications
This talk will discuss Machine Tools Business Field, Laser Principles, Fiber Optic Beam Delivery System, Range of Joint Geometries, Laser Welding, Hybrid Laser Welding,  DMD – Direct Metal Deposition, Advantages of Laser Welding, Cost Savings, Remote Laser Welding, and Applications.

Bio for Mr. Bill Weston, TRUMPF Inc.
Bill has over twenty years of experience in the laser industry; assisting manufacturers in a variety of industries find solutions to their production needs through the use of laser technology. For the past 10 years, he has been a technical sales representative for TRUMPF Inc. working primarily with system integrators and companies in the automotive industry on high power laser cutting the welding applications. In January 2011 he became the Regional Sales Manager for TRUMPF’s Laser Technology Division in the Southwest region of the US.