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May 2, 2013
Sick of setup time at the press brake
Alto-Shaam Inc. invented the cook-and-hold commercial oven, but over the past several decades its product lineup has expanded greatly to accommodate a variety of commercial appliances, including what the company calls a... Read more...
February 10, 2009
New dimension, familiar direction
H.W. Metals processes high-strength steel for many different applications, including transportation equipment manufacturing.
H.W. Metals, Tualatin, Ore., processes high-strength steel for transportation equipment manufacturers and other... Read more...
February 12, 2008
Nothing standard about this fab shop
After five years of working for a family-owned metal fabricating business in eastern Connecticut, Rob Marelli wanted to do things his way. He approached the president with an offer to buy the company from him, but he was soon gone with a... Read more...
February 14, 2007
Breaking speed barriers in laser cutting
Figure 1 Laser cutting devices that have two additional parallel kinematic drive axes on the laser head can cut more than 1,000 holes per minute. High-speed laser cutting always has been a prime concern for fabricators since the 1978... Read more...
January 17, 2007
A new dimension in lasers
Laser cutting has become widely used in manufacturing over the past 30 years. During its evolution, laser cutting has been used for just-in-time (JIT) production with minimized parts stocking, as well as sheet metal processing. High-speed... Read more...
October 10, 2006
Drawing on new experiences
Press operator Brandie Watkins wipes down a refrigerator door before conducting a quality check. Appliance manufacturing has been due for a makeover for some time. As thousands of U.S. households have rediscovered home entertaining,... Read more...
October 11, 2005
Tube, profile cutting with lightning speed
Even though laser cutting tubes and profiles is basically a 3-D task, some can be cut with a 2-D machine equipped with an additional rotary axis. With rectangular tubes and other profiles, however, laser cutting is substantially... Read more...