April 2, 2015
Edge quality in laser cutting has improved significantly over the
decades, and many of those improvements come from four areas:
better materials, nozzles, process control, and beam quality.
August 1, 2011
More lasers or punch presses may enable a shop to cut more parts, but those parts still must be loaded, unloaded, and transported to downstream operations. In these cases, automation can help increase green-light-on time and help a shop produce more parts in less time.
October 10, 2006
Laser machine users know it, but often ignore it. Laser manufacturers swear by it, but often don't push it. It's maintenance, and it should be the watchword of anyone who owns and operates a laser.