January 7, 2013
By: Leon M. Attarian
Selecting the proper equipment, locating that equipment in the right spot on the shop floor, and using the right hardware can help to introduce new efficiencies and reduce costs in a fabricator’s joining and assembly operations.
The Bystronic Xpert press brake, with revolutionary ByVision Bending control, intuitive operator interface and dynamic hydraulic crowning system, provides the ultimate bending experience. Voice Control for managing manual operator functions; LAMS ensures exact angles from the first bend regardless of material; PartID code scanning for program loads and part traceability.
From the Web: Manufacturing Day and comebacks - by Vicki Bell
Highlights for fabricators from the past week’s Web articles— Obama to participate in Manufacturing Day; Wisconsin fabricator wins #MfgDay14 video contest; students take to the road for heavy metal tour; an industrial ghost town seeks rebirth; and Rockford, Ill.-based Roper Whitney experiences a comeback.
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