Welding Ceramics with Lasers

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35992
Published February 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Ceramics have been challenging to weld together because they need extremely high temperatures to melt, exposing them to extreme temperature gradients that cause cracking. Ceramic materials are biocompatible, extremely hard, and shatter-resistant, making them ideal for biomedical implants and protective casings for electronics.