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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Laser system has enhanced cutting speeds

September 13, 2005

The Lightning High-Dynamic laser system from Salvagnini America Inc. is the focus of a cutting and processing system designed to take maximum advantage of the enhanced cutting speeds attainable with...

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Salvagnini dedicates showroom, technical center in Japan

September 13, 2005

Salvagnini, Hamilton, Ohio, has built and dedicated a new showroom, technical, and commercial facility in Izumi (Osaka), Japan.The facility, which has 7,100 sq. ft. of covered floor space, provides...

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TRUMPF promotes three

August 9, 2005

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., has announced it has promoted three employees to managerial positions. Gary Sheridan now manages the laser marking operations in North America; James Rogowski is the...

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Bystronic opens training center

August 9, 2005

Bystronic, Hauppauge, N.Y., has opened a 10,000-sq.-ft. sales and training facility in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.At the facility, customers are able to participate in technical application training...

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Boiled over by laser's performance

August 9, 2005

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Kvaerner Power Inc.'s Fairmont, W.V., metal fabricating operation needed new market opportunities and someone to take over plasma cutting chores after its business partner went out of business. They found a Pennsylvania job shop to help with metal cutting and eventually learned that a 3-D laser could help them bring their outsourced jobs back in-house and that the laser could lead to new business.

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MC Machinery announces new Canadian subsidiary

July 12, 2005

MC Machinery Systems Inc., Wood Dale, Ill., a Mitsubishi Corp. company, has announced its new Canadian operation, MC Machinery Systems Canada Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of MC Machinery...

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Applying lasers to appliances

July 12, 2005

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Three food service equipment makers spoke with The FABRICATOR about their investments in more automated fabrication equipment, especially lasers, and how these investments have paid off for them, even as the economy takes its time to recover.

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To buy or not to buy?

July 11, 2005

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Metalen Verhoestraete, a metal service center in Roeselare, Belgium, needed a laser, but not just any laser would do. Because many of the company's clients had 3- and 4-meter lasers, Metalen sought a laser that had a much longer bed so it would not compete with its customers.

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TRW, China South Group announce joint venture

June 20, 2005

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. and China South Industries Group Corp. (CSG) have announced the formation of a joint venture company to manufacture advanced braking and steering systems for China's...

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Laser processor has 11.8-in. z-axis stroke

June 14, 2005

The HV series 2-D hybrid processing machine from Mitsubishi has an open table for easy maintenance a simple, stable beam path, and an 11.8-in. Z-axis stroke for expanded application range.New...

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Mitsubishi completes headquarters renovation

June 14, 2005

Mitsubishi Laser has completed renovation and expansion of MC Machinery's headquarters showroom in Wood Dales, Ill. The showroom is large enough to display the 3015LVPLUS -35CFX, the 3015LVPLUS -40CFX...

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TRUMPF delivers water treatment plants to Indonesia

June 10, 2005

As part of a tsunami relief project, TRUMPF donated 10 water treatment plants, eight of which now are in operation in Indonesian refugee camps.Almost six months after the horrific floods in southeast...

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Preco Laser Systems appoints regional sales manager

May 10, 2005

Preco Laser Systems LLC has announced that Ancel Thompson has joined the company as regional sales manager. Based in the Los Angeles area, Thompson supports the company's customers, products, and...

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Bolt Industries donates laser cutter to prison

May 10, 2005

Bolt Industries has donated a laser cutting machine to the Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF) — Stillwater.The machine will be placed in the facility's fabrication shop and will be used to...

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Amada, Mitsubishi Electric collaborate

April 12, 2005

Amada and Mitsubishi Electric have announced that the companies are collaborating in the laser beam machining business. Aimed at enhancing competitiveness in the domestic sheet metal manufacturing...

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