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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Parts evaluated for laser processing

January 13, 2014

Laserdyne offers evaluations of parts for laser processing. Working from customers' CAD drawings, descriptions, or sample parts, the company's process engineers help direct customers to a laser process and system that meet their quality and cost-efficiency requirements. The company's laser...

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FABTECH 2014

November 11-13, 2014
  • Georgia World Congress Center
  • Atlanta, GA
  • FABTECH heads to Atlanta, GA November 11-13, 2014 bringing together an anticipated 27,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibiting companies all under one roof. The show provides a backdrop for visitors to experience live equipment demonstration, find cost savings solutions, and network with industry peers throughout the 500,000+ square feet of show floor throughout the B and C buildings at the George World Congress Center. The event also provides learning opportunities beyond the exhibits with over 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations on the latest industry trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

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    Bystronic BySpeed Pro 3015: Indispensable for modern sheet metal processing

    Bystronic Inc.

    Length: 3:00

    The highly productive BySpeed Pro owes its unique capabilities across the entire range of sheet thicknesses to the latest machine automation technologies, the highest speeds, the shortest cutting times and a low cost per part.

    Laser optics manufactured to specification

    January 8, 2014

    Laser Research Optics offers custom laser optics made to specification from ZnSe and ZnS in sizes from 0.5 to 5 in. OD. They can be supplied plano-convex, plano-concave, and as wedged-windows and mirrors in round, rectangle, and square shapes that can include steps, holes, and other special...

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    TRUMPF and partners win German Future Prize

    December 11, 2013

    Dr. Dirk Sutter of TRUMPF, Dr. Jens König of Bosch, and Professor Stefan Nolte of the University of Jena have received the German Future Prize, presented by German President Joachim Gauck at a ceremony in Berlin, for establishing the ultrashort pulse laser as a new tool for industrial production...

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    Siemens PRIMA POWER Customer Profile

    Prima Power North America Inc.

    Length: 5:15

    Siemens Industry Automation Division
    West Chicago, IL

    Prima Power has an integrated material handling system that other equipment manufacturers didn't offer. With Prima Power we are able to utilize nesting and a Night Train material handling system that is integrated with the Shear Genius punch/shear, the LPe laser punch, and the EBe Express Bender.

    New control system added to fiber laser cutting system - TheFabricator.com

    New control system added to fiber laser cutting system

    December 10, 2013

    The NTC TLH series fiber laser processing system from Komatsu features a new control system and teach pendant to help simplify operations. The 06R controller provides touchscreen activation and an easy-to-read screen. The new teach pendant has a response time of 0.5 sec. Its safety interface...

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    Experience the Engineering of Amada

    Amada America, Inc.

    Length: 2:10

    It’s Amada’s dedication to engineering excellence and unmatched product support that has established, and earned, a worldwide reputation.

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    Laser Automation from MC Machinery

    MC Machinery Systems - Mitsubishi Laser

    Length: 2:31

    In today's fabrication world, the pressure is on: extreme market demands and global competition mean faster, higher-volume and lower-cost production. Automation is the answer to the challenges you face everyday.

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    Prima Power: ECCO Customer Profile

    Prima Power North America Inc.

    Length: 2:00

    PLATINO Fiber is available for sheet size up to 1,500 x 3,000 mm and with laser power ranging from 2,000 W up to 3,000 W, and is suitable for a wide range of applications.

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    Prima Power: Automated bending keeps the pieces flowing

    Prima Power North America Inc.

    Length: 5:26

    Emerson Network Power's Liebert business division finds technology maximizes it lean manufacturing efforts.

    2-D laser uses fiber function to cut stainless steel up to 1 in. thick - TheFabricator.com

    2-D laser uses fiber function to cut stainless steel up to 1 in. thick

    December 6, 2013

    TRUMPF Inc.'s TruLaser 5030 fiber, a 2-D laser cutting machine with a 5-kW, solid-state laser, uses the manufacturer's new BrightLine fiber function to cut stainless steel up to 1-in. thick. The fiber enables the laser to produce small holes and tight contours in thick sheet metal while boosting...

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    Mazak Optonics names new company leader - TheFabricator.com

    Mazak Optonics names new company leader

    December 5, 2013

    Mazak Optonics, Elgin, Ill., a supplier of laser cutting systems, has announced that Al Bohlen has assumed leadership of the company's North American operations as vice president/general manager. With 25 years of industry experience in customer service and support, applications engineering,...

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    Hypertherm recognized in New Hampshire as Best Large Company to Work For

    December 5, 2013

    Hypertherm, a metal cutting system manufacturer based in Hanover, N.H., has been selected as the Best Large Company to Work For in New Hampshire. This is the 11th time Hypertherm has been named to the Best Company list, sponsored by Business NH magazine and New Hampshire Businesses for Social...

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    Case Study: Metko, Inc. and Amada FOL 3015 AJ Fiber Laser

    Amada America, Inc.

    Length: 7:00

    Learn how Metko, Inc. improved productivity and increased processing speeds with the Amada FOL 3015 AJ Fiber Laser.