laser glazing

laser glazing

[′lā·zər ′glāz·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A surface alloying process in which a continuous high-energy carbon dioxide laser traverses the surface of a metal part, creating a thin layer of melt.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Laser glazing carries this principle to an even greater extreme.