July 11, 2006
By: Tim O'Donnell
This article describes how a fabricator can use the advances in modern CAD/CAM software to cut preformed parts quickly on a sophisticated, multiaxis rotary laser. It specifically examines surface data cleanup, conversion, work envelope check, cutting simulation, fixture design and code generation, and fixture cutting and positioning options of newer programs.
Built to fully exploit the benefits of fiber laser cutting LVD's Electra is one of the fastest fiber laser cutting machines on the market.
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