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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Schuler AG appoints chairman, board of management

September 8, 2006

Schuler AG's supervisory board has appointed Jrgen Tonn as chairman of the board of management, effective October 1, 2006.In his last position, Tonn was president and CEO of DS Technologie GmbH in...

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Bystronic receives Global Excellence award

August 9, 2006

Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, presented Bystronic with the 2006 Global Excellence in Customer Value Leadership of the Year Award in the laser cutting tools industry at last...

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A breath of fresh air

August 8, 2006

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Two standard laser assist gases are oxygen and nitrogen. However, a third gas — shop air — has become a viable alternative.

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TRUMPF Inc. names vice president, laser

July 18, 2006

Dr. Holger Schlueter has been appointed as vice president, laser for TRUMPF Inc., a subsidiary of the TRUMPF Group.In this new role, Schlueter oversees all laser-related manufacturing, research, and...

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Laser cutting machine features new aircutting capabilities

July 11, 2006

The TC L 2510 laser cutting machine from TRUMPF Inc. features new aircutting capabilities.The unit can use compressed air as an assist gas to cut steel, stainless steel, galvanized steel, aluminum,...

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Antireflection coating enhances focusing lens life

June 13, 2006

American Torch Tip has developed an antireflection coating for its focusing lenses.The coating achieves absorption rates as low as 18 percent, allowing the lens to retain less heat for cool running...

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INTECH North America challenges fabricators

June 13, 2006

TRUMPF Inc. brought 80 people from 60 companies representing 23 states, Mexico, and Canada to its INTECH North America 2006 in-house "tradeshow" and educational conference, held May 2-4 at its...

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TRUMPF names regional managers

June 13, 2006

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has appointed Dan Hoff and Carl Freehauf as regional managers.Hoff is responsible for Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, western Wisconsin, and western...

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Strippit promotes two

June 13, 2006

Strippit/LVD, Akron, N.Y., has named Don Grochocki as customer service manager-punch presses and Dan Caprio as product specialist-punching machinery.Grochocki oversees field service efforts,...

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Schuler hires vice president, marketing manager

June 13, 2006

Schuler Hydroforming Inc., Canton, Mich., has named Harry Singh as vice president. Singh is responsible for all sales and operations, reporting to the board of directors.It has also named Kellie...

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Power tool removes laser cutting machine slag

May 9, 2006

The TSC 1 portable power tool from TRUMPF Inc. removes slag from the slats of laser cutting machines.If slag builds up on the pallets it impairs the quality of the pieces produced. Instead of...

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New laser systems introduced

May 9, 2006

TRUMPF Inc. has added the Lasercell 1000 Powertrain and the TLC 1000 Hybrid to its laser product line.The Lasercell laser-welds power train and gear components and is designed to meet the requirements...

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Laser system cuts at accelerations up to 6 G

May 9, 2006

The Syncrono 2-D laser cutting system from Prima North America is now available.The laser cutting machine's laser head is designed with two additional small, linear-driven, parallel kinematic axes on...

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Prima to hold open house

May 9, 2006

Prima North America is holding an open house May 23 - 24 at its Chicopee, Mass., Technology Center to debut its new Syncrono laser cutting machine.Visitors also will be able to view demonstrations of...

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MC Machinery Systems names marketing manager

May 9, 2006

MC Machinery Systems Inc., Wood Dale, Ill., has hired Patrick Simon as marketing manager to lead marketing efforts for all product divisions and provide support to the sales staff.Simon was previously...

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