Laser Cutting Systems

Programming Must-Haves for Successful Laser Tube Cutting

Quality software is the first step to precision tube component manufacturing. Knowing what to look for based on your programming needs will help determine the best solution for your shop.
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Laser Cutting Systems: Articles

Create a Clean Pierce Point That is the Same Diameter as the Cut Width

This feature is important in cutting medical devices, electronics and fine mechanics components from thin materials with features that are too small to allow for piercing the drop-out scrap portion of the material.

Cutting Corners: The Idea Behind Power Ramping

Although power ramping has proven to be highly beneficial, it is often underutilized on the shop floor because fabricators either do not understand its benefits or they just don’t know how to use it. By simply applying the given values and principles presented here, they will see a visible improvement in corner and radii cut quality.

Lasers Handle Cutting and Welding of Complex Parts

This shop welded the seam and cut 100 million holes in 12,100 torches – in six months. That's not all. Check out the automotive parts they're making.

Laser Marking 101

How do you choose the appropriate laser for your marking applications? Here are several factors that must be considered and how they impact the end results.

A High Fiber Diet

Fiber laser cutting systems are sweeping through metal fabrication shops because they are faster, more consistent, more cost effective, and more competitive.

 

Laser Cutting Systems: Industry News

Mazak Optonics Expands Partnership with Modern Machinery

Modern Machinery now represents Mazak Optonics in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan.

LaserCoil Partners with Bradbury

Both companies now promote turnkey coil-fed laser blanking solutions to Bradbury’s traditional customer base.

Cincinnati Incorporated Appoints Regional Sales Engineer

Kristina Frontino handles sales and applications support in northern California, Nevada, Utah, and southern Idaho.

 

Laser Cutting Systems: Products

Compact, High Speed Laser Cutting Automation

Ideal for unmanned operations, the compact QUICK CELL 3015 automated laser cutting system from Mazak Optonics uses factory floor space more efficiently by stacking the load and unload pallets.

Fiber Lasers Process Large Sheets Quickly and Economically

Phoenix FL 4020 and 6020 laser cutting systems from LVD Strippit handle sheets up to 240 in x 80 in of both thin and thick materials in standard steels and non-ferrous materials.

FABTECH 2016: Forming & Fabricating

Take a closer look at some of the metal forming and fabrication technologies that will be exhibited November 16-18 on the show floor in Las Vegas.