The paper summarizes the result of laser cladding experiments design to observe the influence of the mutual angle of the cladding head and treated sample. The system, combining solid state disc laser with power up to 5,3 kW and cladding head with coaxial powder feeding, was used. The clad geometry is evaluated for the different position of the sample and different incident angle of the cladding head. The goal of the work is to determine the maximal incident angle in which the cladded coating is unaffected and based on the result determine the minimal internal diameter which can be cladded with given equipment. Then, the half tubes with small internal diameter are cladded and the geometry of the coating is verified.Keywords: Laser cladding, Clad geometry, incident angle, internal diameter
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