The laser cutting technology area has information on 2-D and 3-D cutting machines, optics, resonators, cutting gases, and automated material handling systems. In addition to conventional CO2 systems, it has information on solid-state fiber and disk lasers.
October 17, 2016By: TRUMPF Inc.
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October 12, 2016
MC Machinery Systems, Wood Dale, Ill., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp., has named Jason LeGrand to the newly created position of laser automation specialist. LeGrand most recently served as a divisional technology manager at O’Neal Mfg. Services, a current MC Machinery customer....
October 5, 2016
Horn Machine Tools Inc., Madera, Calif., has hired Kent Mettelmann as a tube bending and laser cutting applications specialist. Located in Dallas, he supports customers in the southwestern and central U.S. Mettelmann has more than 30 years of tube bending, process improvements, and manufacturing...
October 4, 2016 | By Tim Heston
Earlier this year Worthington Specialty Processing, a toll processor serving the automotive industry, among others, installed a continuous-feed, coil-fed laser blanking line. An idea with roots in the 1990s has finally become reality.
October 4, 2016
Preco Inc. has introduced the Lightning Bolt 2000 laser system for processing microfeatures on metallic, ceramic, and polymer materials. The system can be customized to accommodate IR, green, and UV wavelengths and nanosecond, picosecond, and femtosecond lasers. Typical processes include ablation,...
September 29, 2016By: LVD Strippit
With the Phoenix fiber laser from LVD Strippit, you can cut thin to thick sheets in standard steels and non-ferrous materials with excellent edge quality at fast processing speeds. Its advanced cutting head technology features automated adjustment of focus position and focus diameter. Phoenix is one of the most versatile, productive laser cutting systems ever developed.
September 22, 2016
Hypertherm, Hanover, N.H., a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has received OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star recognition for its manufacturing facility in Lebanon, N.H. All seven of the company’s New Hampshire manufacturing locations now are designated VPP...
September 16, 2016 | By Tim Heston
Laser operators and maintenance technicians have a new diagnostic tool: a tiny crossed polarizer, which can detect lens stress. The crossed polarizer clips onto a smartphone and utilizes the phone’s polarized flat-panel display.
September 15, 2016
TRUMPF’s TruMatic 6000 fiber laser/punch combination machine offers laser cutting, punching, forming, and engraving of sheet metal up to 0.25 in. thick. It is designed for scratch-free processing, while a laser output control system helps ensure quality when cutting delicate curves and tight...
September 13, 2016By: Bystronic Inc.
Innovation is at the core of the ByStar Fiber – 100% designed for fiber laser cutting, without compromises -- for users who will in the future cut their entire range of orders using fiber laser technology.
September 12, 2016
Salvagnini has introduced the L3-30 fiber laser, now available with a 6-kW resonator to complement its 2-, 3-, and 4-kW product lines. It also comes with a new, air-cooled cutting head with adjustable optics for cutting both thin and thick materials. Air cooling is made possible by the addition of...
September 12, 2016
Horn Machine Tools Inc. now offers flat sheet and tube fiber laser cutting machines. Four models are available that can be customized as required. The fully automatic tube laser model FLTA loads the tube into the cutting area and processes the cut parts without assistance from the operator. A...
September 1, 2016
Kern Laser Systems has introduced the LaserCELL with a Class 1 (safety enclosure) machine design to help ensure the safety of personnel working on or around the system. The system is CDRH- and CE-compliant to meet rigorous safety requirements set forth by U.S. and European safety regulators. Its...
September 1, 2016 | By Dan Davis
ACP Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, needed the speed and flexibility of modern fabricating technology to increase its manufacturing capacity as it looked to manufacturer two new product lines in its only domestic manufacturing facility.
August 31, 2016
Laser Mechanisms, Novi, Mich., has announced the opening of a new office in Hermosillo, Mexico, to provide service and support throughout the region. Locally the facility operates as Lacsher Technologies, managed by Arian Zavala, a veteran of Mexico’s industrial laser...