Anyone in the battery industry can benefit from laser technology, whether it’s for electric vehicles, energy storage, or cleantechs. Fiber lasers are used to clean, texture, weld, and mark a wide variety of battery components
When it comes to making interconnections in the battery module, laser welding is faster than traditional wire bonding methods. With laser technology, the busbar can be welded directly to the cells instead of connected via wires, diminishing by half the number of welds in the module.
Laser texturing significantly improves the bond strength compared to mechanical surface preparation techniques. It can also generate a roughness that increases the effective surface area of metal surfaces to improve thermal transfer.
There are hundreds of battery cells, modules, and other parts in the battery pack that need to be identified for traceability. Laser marking is an outstanding method to create permanent identifiers at a high speed.
Laser cleaning is extremely useful for battery parts that require surface preparation. It improves bonding performance, electrical contact, and welding quality.
Meridian is a leader in magnesium die castings. With manufacturing facilities at key locations in Canada, the USA, the UK, Germany, China, and Mexico, they provide automotive OEMs all around the world with lightweight die castings.
Our client is specialized in seating solutions for the automotive industry. Their seat rails—as part of critical safety components—are e-coated to prevent corrosion and maintain the seat’s structural integrity. In the fabrication of these parts, there must be no traces of e-coating near the welding joints.
We have created this guide to help you identify which laser machine and options fit your needs. You will also find useful tips to get the most out of your investment.
Designed for batch marking, the Flex is an ergonomic Class-1 laser marking workstation that allows you to select and pay only for the features you need. Operated manually by default, the workstation can also be automated and motorized.