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There are currently 3 technical terms in this directory beginning with the letter H.
handling unit

Similar terms: axis, positioning, robot, handling device

A handling unit means (along with measurement systems and control systems and laser assembly) the part of a laser unit that is responsible for positioning between the processing head and the workpiece. [ISO 11145]

Hardfacing means ‘overlay welding to increase wear and/or impact resistance’.

[ISO/TR 25901-1:2016-03, Welding and allied processes — Vocabulary — Part 1: General terms]

Hardfacing is one application that can be carried out with our laser wire deposition. In addition to hardfacing, other surface properties can also be modified with the metal coating or used for repairs, for example.

Similar terms: pitch, twist

‘The helix is defined as the vertical seperation between any part of one loop of wire placed on a flat surface without restraint and the flat surface.’
[ISO 544:2017, Welding consumables — Technical delivery conditions for filler materials and fluxes — Type of product, dimensions, tolerances and markings]