February 19, 2001
One of the most common metalworking methods is drawing, which involves forming flat sheet metal into "cup-shaped" parts. If the depth of the formed cup is equal to or greater than the radius of the cup, the process is called deep drawing.Deep drawing involves placing a sheet metal blank over a...
Compared to conventional laser processing machines, the OPTIPLEX Fiber significantly increases the productivity of thin worksheet cutting with impressive accuracy and cuts up to 0.875” in CRS. The laser is designed to process reflective materials with greater thicknesses and at greater speeds than its CO2 counterpart.
But it’s only a quick fix - by Josh Welton
It’s something welders hear all the time: It’s a small job, just a quick fix, meaning you’ll charge little if anything. It’s not that simple, not by a longshot.
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