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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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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3-D laser system has enhanced automation features

March 8, 2005

Prima Laser Tools' Rapido 3-D laser cutting system is designed for improved automation, cutting speed, work accessibility, and safety.The system's focal position control (FPC) automatically manages...

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Laser nozzle controls gas flow

March 8, 2005

The FLOWMASTER™ CO 2 laser nozzle from Mate Laser Technologies controls cutting gas flow to help improve laser cut quality.The nozzles' copper-alloy design helps resist buildup and abrasion....

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Mitsubishi announces new division

February 8, 2005

Mitsubishi, Wood Dale, Ill., has introduced a new division of the Consumable Products Group (CPG), a line established to supply parts and support the needs of the company's laser owners more...

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TRUMPF names training manager

February 8, 2005

TRUMPF Inc. has named Annette Doyle as training manager.Doyle is responsible for the company's training program that offers classes for customers with new or previously owned equipment. She is...

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Manufacturing more efficiently south of the border

February 8, 2005

Manufacturing requires reliability and service, as John Deere Mexico found out when it researched an upgrade for manufacturing equipment. The company invested in a punch-laser combination machine and a press brake to help become a just-in-time manufacturer.

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TRUMPF receives Connecticut Quality Improvement Innovation Award

January 11, 2005

TRUMPF Inc. has received a Connecticut Quality Improvement Award (CQIA) gold level Innovation Prize. The award recognizes the company's TCF 1 laser, a diffusion-cooled CO2 laser based on coaxial...

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Gas stream purifiers provide early warning of impurities

December 7, 2004

Airgas Inc.'s Smart Indicating Purifiers, designed to purify a laser cutter's gas stream and protect the laser resonator, provide early warning of impurities to help prevent gas stream...

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Bystronic appoints customer service manager

December 7, 2004

Bystronic Inc. has appointed Peter K. Kyc as technical support manager for North America. He is responsible for all customer service activities related to laser, waterjet, bending, and automation...

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BEGNEAUD Mfg. appoints president

November 9, 2004

BEGNEAUD Mfg. Inc. has appointed Ren DeMoura as president.With the company for more than 19 years, DeMoura began his career there as a welder when the company was located on Supply Road in Lafayette....

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Dynamic-response laser machine cuts, welds, drills

October 12, 2004

LASERTEC 80Deckel Maho Gildemeister offers the Lasertec 80 FineCutting laser machine, which the company states is the first with high dynamic response for precision 2-D and 3-D cutting, welding, and...

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Kooima adds to production facility

October 12, 2004

Kooima Co., Rock Valley, Iowa, has added 32,500 sq. ft. to its production facility. The additional space will house new fabrication equipment, including a structural tube laser, four flat lasers, and...

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Bystronic names regional sales manager

October 12, 2004

Bystronic Inc., Hauppauge, N.Y., has named Youssef "Joe" Malek as regional sales manager for the West Coast. His responsibilities include increasing laser, press brake, waterjet, automation, and...

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GSI Lumonics distributor opens India’s first laser center

September 14, 2004

GSI Lumonics Inc.’s distributor, Optilase, has opened India’s first laser processing development center in the province of Chennai. The facilities are equipped with GSI’s JK series...

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