A solid-state welding process that joins two pieces of metal by applying heat and pressure. The process is autogenous (it doesn’t use filler metal). In blacksmith work, the pressure is delivered by a hammer. On a tube or pipe mill, the pressure is developed as the strip is compressed between the tooling rolls.
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.
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