Manual box-section steel cutting took days and was inconsistent in quality. A laser machine powered by Radan software has reduced component fabrication time from days to hours.
German Machine Tools of America will distribute Stiefelmayer GmbH’s line of laser machines in North America, and plans to target automotive markets.
Coherent and II-VI are teaming up to provide a turnkey solution for automotive laser welding, which they say will particularly benefit aluminum- and copper-welding applications.
Jenoptik’s F-Theta lens continues the Silverline lens tradition of high durability and high precision, while its design prevents back reflections.
The versatility of waterjet cutting is well known, but its reputation as a maintenance intensive technology holds it back. Predictive maintenance may change that.
Cincinnati Incorporated has appointed Timothy L. Warning as its new president and CEO. He also joins the company’s board of directors.
IMTS Spark: Zünd offers the G3/S3 and dual-beam D3 cutting systems for custom routing and prototyping in composites and technical textiles, gasket materials, foams, plastics and other rigid and flexible materials.
IMTS Spark: Sugino debuts its new cavitation watejet peening technology.
IMTS Spark: The AL-Rock system from Alpha Laser is a mobile robot designed for targeted laser hardening and cladding of metal surfaces.
The EasyMark XL from Coherent is a fully integrated desktop laser marking system.
This first assembly was a Bysmart Fiber 3015 laser cutting machine. By Fall 2020, Bystronic plans to be assembling BySmart Fiber 4020 models at the U.S. facility as well.
Amada Miyachi’s WL-300A laser processing workstation is designed for nanosecond pulsed fiber laser applications.
As products grow thinner and lighter to meet the needs of the electronics, medical and micromechanics industries, United Grinding and Ewag have developed the Laser Line
Foba Laser’s Y.0200-S laser marking device features a compact design for greater versatility.
The company was founded in 1919 as a mechanical workshop for welding cast iron and aluminum. Since the 1990s, Arnold has specialized in laser technologies.
Westec 2019: WardJet’s X-1530 is a versatile, mid-sized waterjet with a footprint of less than 115 ft².
Omax now has a new general manager and vice president of sales.
Laser cutting and welding capability can make Swiss-type lathes an ideal complement to equipment that hasn’t traditionally shared space with production machinery.
Bystronic has introduced the ByStar Fiber with a stronger 12-kW fiber laser enabling use of the BeamShaper option, which is designed to ensure consistent cutting quality on varied materials up to 1.125" in thickness.
Aerotech’s AGV-SPO single-pivot-point galvanometer scanner provides a larger field of view and reduced spot distortion for laser micromachining applications.
Shops that need an efficient surface texturing solution for product design and moldmaking may find the AgieCharmilles Laser S series from GF Machining Solutions to be the answer.
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on laser and waterjet fabrication technologies.
Eastec 2019: Sisma’s coaxial and external vision systems access working areas using only a camera to perform laser marking operations.
Eastec 2019: Omax will present the ProtoMax designed to cut through nearly any material, including aluminum, titanium, stone, carbon fiber and G10 composite.