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.
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 versatility of waterjet cutting is well known, but its reputation as a maintenance intensive technology holds it back. Predictive maintenance may change that.
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.
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.
Barton International’s redesigned website has gone live. The website includes easier navigation, quick links to the online store and improved access to products and information, according to the company.
Omax has expanded its GlobalMax pump series with a 10-hp version for its GlobalMax JetMachining waterjet machines.
The Mach 100 has been characterized by Flow International as a cost-effective and versatile waterjet machine.
Kennametal’s APX series of Roctec waterjet nozzles are said to provide 20 percent longer operating life than the Roctec 500 series of tungsten carbide nozzles.