Its small spot size and extremely high energy density make laser welding ideal for many welding applications. Learn about the capabilities and limitations of the process in this technology area.
December 7, 2016
TRUMPF offers the TruLaser Weld 5000 laser welding cell. It employs the FusionLine option, which compensates for component imperfections by using welding wire for welding of components that have gaps. According to the manufacturer, the system makes it possible to laser weld an array of parts...
December 5, 2016By: ESAB Welding & Cutting Products
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November 30, 2016 | By Geoff Shannon
Learning about the characteristics of microwelding lasers, such as ND:YAG and the different types of fiber lasers, can help fabricators determine which is the best option for a particular application.
November 29, 2016
Amada Miyachi America Inc. offers the LMF70-HP pulsed fiber laser welding system. The 70-W machine is designed for welding small components and thin metals up to 0.01 in. thick. In addition to welding, the unit can perform engraving, deep engraving, and cutting of metal, as well as high-speed...
November 23, 2016
Coldwater Machine Co. has announced the availability of its roll-up and laser welding module for fabricating clothes washer and dryer drums and baskets and other round sheet metal wrappers. The system can be modified to suit customer requirements.The modular process automates the production of...
October 17, 2016By: TRUMPF Inc.
At FABTECH 2016 in Las Vegas, TRUMPF will be displaying state of the art fabricating equipment and a demonstration of connected manufacturing. See how our full complement of fabrication equipment and supporting services can keep you productive and competitive. Order your own custom jeep and follow it through the entire production chain. Get Connected with TRUMPF and see how the next generation of fabricating can benefit you. FABTECH Booth number C35041
October 5, 2016 | By Herbert Staufer
Laser welding is a great process for delivering high-speed joints with a small heat-affected zone, but it requires consistency in gap size. Gas metal arc and tandem welding, on the other hand, handles those inconsistencies in gap size much more easily. Combining the processes has proven to be a manufacturing success for some automakers.
September 16, 2016
Monrovia, Calif.-based Amada Miyachi America Inc. has redesigned its website at www.amadamiyachi.com for responsiveness to mobile devices. The site highlights the company’s resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micromachining equipment and...
September 8, 2016By: Koike Aronson Inc.
See first hand Koike Aronson's cutting and welding manufacturing plant in Arcade, New York. The 167,000 square foot factory is quite impressive. Watching this virtual tour gives you a great idea as to what it is that we do to assist industries such as, general fabrication shops, job shops, construction companies, pipe and vessel, shipbuilding, energy, heavy equipment manufacturers, steel service centers, transportation and of course the education facilities that teaches and shapes our future workers of the cutting and welding industry.
August 22, 2016
Preco Inc., Somerset, Wis., has received an order for an SL-8600 hybrid laser/GMAW system from the Brazilian Senai Institute of Laser Innovation,Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil.Senai, a private nonprofit technical training organization, is chartered to raise industrial competitiveness by...
August 2, 2016 | By John DeLalio
Both laser welding and electron beam welding produce extremely high quality joints. Many consider laser welding first, simply because it’s less costly in many circumstances—but not all. Which to choose depends, as always, on the job at hand.
July 22, 2016
IPG Photonics Corp.’s multiaxis laser workcell welds and cuts most metal components, enclosures, and fabrications. Configurable with high-efficiency CW lasers or high-peak-power QCW lasers, the workcell provides fast processing of even highly reflective materials, the company says. Available...
July 7, 2016
Rofin has expanded its fiber laser production by adding an assembly line at its factory in Hamburg, Germany. The expansion allows the company to meet increasing demand for low-power fiber lasers. The new assembly line is designed specifically for the production of compact fiber lasers with one...
May 18, 2016
Amada Miyachi America Inc., a manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micromachining equipment and systems, has opened its new headquarters in Monrovia, Calif. The $13.5 million, 85,000-sq.-ft. facility includes a new technical center with 11...
May 17, 2016
Amada Miyachi Europe, a manufacturer of equipment and systems for laser welding, laser marking, laser cutting, resistance welding, hermetic sealing, and hot bar reflow soldering and bonding, has acquired MacGregor Welding Systems of Suffolk, England. MacGregor Welding Systems manufactures...