Typical experimental set-up for remote cutting.
Realizable cutting speeds veff on contour by remote cutting for different laser powers, df = 25 µm (stainless steel 1.4301).
Creation of a cutting kerf by remote cutting, cross-section samples.
Severance energies of remote cutting test results.
Cross-section of a typical cutting kerf with resolidified droplets, PL = 3000 W, df = 25 µm, and t = 1 mm.
Severance energies vs sheet thickness of conventional fusion cutting with high brightness solid state lasers, data based on Refs. 4–11.
Comparison of severance energies vs sheet thickness of remote cutting and conventional fusion cutting.
Frequency distribution vs agility of 4000 geometries typical for laser cutting (Ref. 12).
Average cutting speed calculated as the quotient of cutting length ls and processing time tB vs agility for different states of the art cutting machines (Ref. 12).
Comparison of severance energies vs sheet thickness of remote cutting and conventional fusion cutting considering an agility of 4.1°/mm and an average cutting speed of 22 m/min.
Section of the technical drawing of the chosen geometry, stainless steel 1.4301 of 0.1 mm thick.
Chosen geometry with different agilities due to scaling.
Cutting speed profiles of the chosen geometries.
Comparison of the severance energies of conventional fusion cutting and remote cutting.
Summary of severance energies vs agility and corresponding input quantities of conventional fusion cutting.
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