The leading fabricating technology developers in the metal fabricating industry create the videos that are housed on thefabricator.com. Metal fabricators can access overviews of the latest automation, machine tool, power tool, software developments, and welding technology developments on their own time and at their own speed.
August 26, 2015
Samantha Noland of nexAir provides a brief overview of the physics of welding gases.
August 26, 2015
Samantha Noland of nexAir discuses what attributes CO2, Argon, and a combination of the two bring to the GMAW process.
August 26, 2015
Gas cylinders can pose a huge safety risk if they are cared for and/or handled improperly. Samantha Noland of nexAir outlines a few best practices to make sure you are handling your cylinders safely.
August 19, 2015By: Laser Mechanisms Inc.
Laser Mechanisms’ FiberWELD® processing head, through the use of patented inline coherent imaging (ICI) technology, now features real-time direct penetration monitoring for precise depth measurement of industrial laser processes.
January 8, 2015By: TRUMPF Inc.
The TruLaser 3030 fiber features both high speed cutting and processing flexibility, resulting in maximum profitability. The fiber-delivered TruDisk laser excels not only at thin sheet cutting, but also in steel up to 3/4" thick with peak performance, cut quality and low operating cost.
December 29, 2014By: Bystronic Inc.
Bystronic introduce the Xcite 80E, an innovative press brake that exemplifies speed, accuracy and reliability.
November 3, 2014By: Amada America, Inc.
With over 13,000 installations in 60 countries, Amada is the leader in laser technology. Amada offers a full range of laser cutting systems from 1kW to 6kW that feature the latest advances in CO2, fiber and punch/laser technology. If you’re searching for a solution that provides unmatched speed, accuracy and edge quality, don’t compromise. Choose the global leader — Amada.
September 18, 2014By: Bluco Corp.
Bluco’s modular fixturing system for welding can improve the quality of your weldments and your productivity. With one set of modular tooling, you can build 100’s of different fixtures.
April 11, 2014By: TRUMPF Inc.
The TruLaser 5030 fiber is a high performance laser cutting machine that features a TruDisk solid state laser. The cutting speed in thin materials can be up to 3 times faster than CO2 cutting. The quality trade-offs of cutting thick material cutting with solid state lasers are now eliminated with the BrightLine fiber option. BrightLine fiber delivers outstanding cut quality and performance in thicker steel and stainless steel, making the TruLaser 5030 fiber the best all-around laser cutting machine on the market.
April 10, 2014By: TRUMPF Inc.
The TruBend Cell 7000 is an automated bending cell comprised of of a TruBend 7036 Cell Edition press brake, a BendMaster bending robot and a LoadMaster Bend material handling unit. These elements are expertly coordinated to achieve a cycle time of 4 seconds per bend using TruTops Bend programming software. The TruBend 7000 Cell may also optionally be implemented to change bending tools as part of the automated process.
April 9, 2014By: TRUMPF Inc.
The TruPunch 3000 offers fabricators flexible punching with fast setup, all tool rotation and total station independence. All tools fit in any station, and may be setup offline, leading to far higher uptimes compared to turret presses. One of the features of the new TRUMPF TruPunch 3000 is the all-new electric punching head. It is quiet, fast and requires less power than its predecessor. Combined with skeleton-free processing, the electric punching head allows fabricators to produce punched parts even more efficiently.
December 28, 2013
TPJ-TV host Eric Lundin interviews Mike Ruppenthal, vice president of North American sales for Omax Corp, about the ins and outs of using an abrasive waterjet machine to cut tube and pipe.
December 23, 2013
Join the host of TPJ-TV, Eric Lundin, to learn how an automated stop system can speed up the process and reduce waste.
December 18, 2013By: ESAB Welding & Cutting Products
Warrior™ by ESAB is a multi-process welding machine designed to be reliable, rugged, energy efficient and easy to use for GMAW (MIG), FCAW (Flux-Cored), SMAW (Stick), and GTAW (TIG) welding, and ACAG (Arc Gouging).
December 17, 2013
This PWTv Webisode highlights Roscoe, Ill. metal artist Joe Mongan, Metalscapes LLC, who discovered a creative streak that he never knew existed … until recently.