July 11, 2002
By: Martin Marincic
There are many factors to consider when selecting a drive and control system for a cut-to-length line. After choosing the line, you need to choose the drive, calculate the load inertia, calculate the feeder speed, and choose a motion controller.
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.
The only North American publication devoted to the metal tube and pipe industry industry and is a trusted source of information for professionals. Subscriptions are free to qualified tube and pipe professionals in North America.