Dr. Mark Boyle Speaks on Choosing Battery Welding Technology at The Battery Show 2013 Monrovia, CA – Miyachi Unitek Corporation, a leading manufacturer of welding equipment and systems, announces that Dr. Mark Boyle, Laser Product Engineer, will be giving a presentation on choosing the “Optimal Battery Welding Technology” at The Battery Show 2013, which takes place September 17-19, 2013, in Novi, Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Boyle will be available to answer questions on material joining requirements in battery manufacturing during the show. The talk will provide an overview of joining technologies for battery manufacturing, including resistance welding and laser welding. It will also cover battery processing, and techniques used in welding battery components, covering both internal and tab-to-terminal connections, can and fill plug sealing, and external connections. Battery design will be reviewed, especially how designing the can, terminals, and tabs affects welding. Dr. Boyle will highlight MiyachiUnitek’s expertise with both laser and resistance welding for battery applications, and offer interesting real-life examples of resistance welds, including spot welds of external tab connections, as well as spot and seam welds done with YAG and fiber lasers. He will finish up the presentation with some practical guidelines for choosing the optimal technology, which is determined by both the type of weld required and production requirements. About Amada Miyachi America Since 1948, Amada Miyachi America, Inc. has worked to achieve one goal: to solve customer’s manufacturing challenges. Knowing there is no one solution that fits all, the company strives to provide customers with innovative and reliable manufacturing technology solutions in an effort to be their single source provider. Amada Miyachi America manufactures equipment and systems for resistance welding, laser welding, laser marking, laser cutting, hermetic sealing and hot bar reflow soldering and bonding. The company serves a wide range of markets including medical devices, battery, aerospace, automotive and electronic components. Amada Miyachi America is an ISO9001 certified company. Contact Amada Miyachi America at [email protected]. Learn more about the company’s products and services at www.amadamiyachi.com.