Laser Cutting

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.

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Combination fiber laser/punch processes metals up to 0.25 in. thick

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...

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Introducing ByStar Fiber. Designed for Fiber. Unrivaled for Speed.

Introducing ByStar Fiber. Designed for Fiber. Unrivaled for Speed.

September 13, 2016

By: 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.

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Fiber laser features air-cooled cutting head

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...

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Fiber laser cutting machines handle tube, flat sheet

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...

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Class 1 enclosed laser system introduced

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...

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Heating up with a new punch/laser combo

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.

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Laser Mechanisms opens office in Mexico

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...

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Cy-Laser American adds to staff, shifts headquarters

August 31, 2016

Fiber laser cutting system manufacturer Cy-Laser America LLC has appointed Massimo Denipoti as president. He has many years of experience in bringing Italian machine tool companies to the U.S. and serves as a partner in Venture Systems, the import and distribution company that helped Italy-based...

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Bystronic Mexico to host grand opening for new facility

August 30, 2016

Bystronic Mexico will celebrate the grand opening of its new Monterrey headquarters on Sept. 29-30, 2016. The two-story facility comprises a main office, training area, machine demonstration showroom, and spare parts and machine logistics warehouse. In addition to being the company’s customer...

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Prima Power expands sales organization

August 23, 2016

Champlin, Minn.-based Prima Power Laserdyne, a manufacturer of multiaxis laser processing systems, has added to its sales staff. Corey Hansen has joined the company as regional sales manager covering the central U.S., Canada, and Mexico. He previously served as sales manager for Emerson Electric...

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Hypertherm: Shaping possibility

Hypertherm: Shaping possibility

August 18, 2016

By: Hypertherm Inc.

For nearly 50 years, Hypertherm's objective has been to deliver the world's finest cutting products and solutions that help give shape to our customers' vision. Our entire team of Associate owners is inspired by you to help shape a positive future of innovation, partnership and community that is full of possibility.

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A fabricator founded on operator skill

August 3, 2016 | By Tim Heston

In quiet, rural New Ulm, Minn., technicians at DLC Manufacturing & Fabrication are perfecting the craft of cutting and bending sheet metal and plate, making clean cuts in steel 1.5 in. thick (and even thicker). It’s a small shop where skill runs deep.

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Reducing headaches associated with slag on laser grating

August 2, 2016 | By Dave Fox, Eric Chalmers, Mark Jeans

Slats in a laser cutting machine don't look important, but they can be the key to an efficient laser cutting operation. Fabricators need to stay on top of keeping slag off the slats to achieve high-quality parts and to ensure the laser cutting machine remains in operation.

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Multiaxis laser system features two independent workstations

July 25, 2016

Prima Power Laserdyne has introduced the new dual-workstation Laserdyne 606D multiaxis laser processing system. The system features two completely independent work stations in a single, unitized structure. The dual-workstation design helps maximize the work envelope and throughput per unit of...

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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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