Laser Welding

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.

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Laser welding cell compensates for component imperfections

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...

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ESAB 2017: Redefining what’s possible in welding and cutting

ESAB 2017: Redefining what’s possible in welding and cutting

December 5, 2016

By: ESAB Welding & Cutting Products

See how ESAB’s breakthrough 2017 product releases are redefining what’s possible in welding and cutting.

Want to know more? Go to esab.com/impact to get the full story on the bigger, badder Rebel; Renegade, the Stick machine that’s made to move; and Sentinel – the cutting-edge helmet that’s worn by the best.

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What is the right laser for microwelding?

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.

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Pulsed fiber laser welding system suitable for metal processing

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...

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Roll-up and laser weld module fabricates round sheet metal wrappers

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...

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Get Connected with TRUMPF at FABTECH

Get Connected with TRUMPF at FABTECH

October 17, 2016

By: 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

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A look at laser hybrid welding in the automotive industry

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.

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Amada Miyachi America announces mobile-friendly website

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...

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Cutting and Welding Equipment Manufacturer

September 8, 2016

By: 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.

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Preco to supply multilaser development to laser training center in Brazil

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...

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Electron beam or laser beam welding?

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.

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Multiaxis laser workcell quickly processes even highly reflective materials

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...

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Rofin expands fiber laser production capacities

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...

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Amada Miyachi America opens new headquarters in California

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...

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Amada Miyachi Europe acquires MacGregor Welding Systems

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...

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