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Power-Tech to install first 12-kW Eagle fiber laser in Poland

December 20, 2016

Power-Tech, Wałcz, Poland, has announced it will install the first of its new Eagle iNspire 2040 12-kW fiber laser cutting systems at S.C. Wirax in Tuchomie, Poland. Wirax is a producer of agricultural machines and spare parts for tractors serving Poland, Moldova, Hungary, and Serbia. The 12-kW...

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Punch/fiber laser combination machine equipped with automated material handling

December 14, 2016

The LC 2515 C1 AJ punch/laser combination machine from Amada America Inc. features a 2-kW fiber laser that provides up to 70 percent electrical savings when compared to a CO2 system, the company reports. The fiber laser can cut reflective materials such as copper, brass, and titanium. The laser...

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Fiber laser cutting machines handle large sheets

December 12, 2016

LVD Strippit has introduced the Phoenix FL 4020 and Phoenix FL 6020, two new fiber laser cutting machines designed to handle sheet dimensions of 160 by 80 in. and 240 by 80 in., respectively. Available in 3-, 4-, and 6-kW versions, the new machines cut thin and thick steels as well as nonferrous...

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Laser cutting system suitable for Industry 4.0

December 9, 2016

Salvagnini offers the L5 laser cutting system, which handles information collected in the field in order to react to input in real time, thus becoming inherently smart, the company states. It features a new compass structure with advanced kinematic system to achieve acceleration as high as 5 g. In...

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TRUMPF opens technology and laser center in Silicon Valley

December 8, 2016

Laser system manufacturer TRUMPF has opened a new technology and laser center in Santa Clara, Calif. This location in Silicon Valley puts the application laboratory for laser processing, micro applications, and coating technology close to customers and partners from a variety of industries, in...

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Inland Tool adds fiber laser cutting system to Illinois facility

December 8, 2016

Inland Tool Co. (ITC) has purchased a new, 4-kW Mazak Optiplex Nexus 3015 fiber laser cutting system for its Mount Pulaski, Ill., contract manufacturing facility. The machine is equipped with intelligent setup features, intelligent monitoring features, and a Radan CAD/CAM software package that...

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Laser system has compact footprint

December 8, 2016

The Meta 10C laser system from Coherent combines compact size and high laser output power. With its integrated 1-kW laser, it cuts metals up to 0.24 in. thick in a working area of 4 by 4 ft. The high-pressure cutting head allows for assist gas pressure up to 20 bar. Features include a contact-free...

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EVS Metal adds fiber laser cutting system to New Jersey facility

December 5, 2016

Precision metal fabricator EVS Metal Inc. has acquired an Amada LCG 3015 AJ fiber laser for its Riverdale, N.J., facility. The machine features a high-speed cutting head, a helical rack-and-pinion drive system, an AMNC 3i Control touchscreen, and a sectionalized dust collection system. According to...

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Prima Power announces cooperation with Cajo Technologies

November 29, 2016

Prima Power, a supplier of laser and sheet metal fabrication machines, has announced its cooperation with Finland-based Cajo Technologies, a producer of laser marking systems for various industrial sectors. “For a while we have been looking for the right partner to cover the needs especially in...

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Automated CAM program added to coil-fed laser blanking systems

November 22, 2016

LaserCoil Technologies LLC has announced the addition of LaserCoil CAM to its coil-fed laser blanking systems, automating the importing of part profiles for optimized nesting and laser cutting. The program accommodates single and multiple cutting heads, as well as peripheral automation, such as the...

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Fiber laser cuts steel up to ¾ in. thick

November 14, 2016

Cincinnati Incorporated offers the CL-960 fiber laser for fast processing of thin material and cutting of steel up to ¾ in. thick. Features include air-assist cutting, linear-drive motors, touchscreen controls, 6,000-W light source, dual-pallet configuration, fiber resonator technology, and...

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Mazak Optonics appoints president

November 11, 2016

Laser cutting system supplier Mazak Optonics Corp., Elgin, Ill., has promoted Al Bohlen to president of its North American operations. Bohlen has served as vice president and general manager for the company since 2013. Before that he was national sales manager.Bohlen has extensive industry...

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IPG Photonics appoints industrial laser systems sales manager, North America

October 26, 2016

IPG Photonics Corp., an Oxford, Mass.-based provider of high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers, has appointed John Beaupré to its systems sales team as laser systems sales manager for North America. He has more than 30 years of experience in the laser industry, having spent the last 16 years with...

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Windows protect high-power refractive and reflective optics

October 25, 2016

Mate’s Fiber Shield™ windows are designed to protect precision lenses in laser systems. They shield optic components in laser beam delivery systems from debris and fumes during the laser process. Available in diameters from 0.47 to 2.17 in., the windows are made of fused silica to protect the...

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Amada America, Inc.

Amada America, Inc.

October 24, 2016

By: AMADA AMERICA, INC.

Since its inception, Amada America, Inc. has provided manufacturers with innovative, productivity-enhancing sheet metal machines, including both fiber and CO2 lasers, turret punch presses, press brakes, automation systems, and software. We accomplish this by carefully listening to the voice of our customers and engineering machine solutions that solve their sheet metal fabrication needs.

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