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Machine of the Month - nLight alta Compact 2500 Fiber Laser

Machine of the Month - nLight alta Compact 2500 Fiber Laser

nLight alta Compact 2500 Fiber Laser

    The nLight alta Compact 2500 fiber laser provides productivity and reliability in the smallest footprint, saving valuable shop floor space without sacrificing performance. With up to 2.5 kW of continuous cutting power, this compact machine enables rapid piercing, efficient high-speed cutting of thin sheets and excellent cut edge quality for metals up Read full article >>

Green means go

Green means go
Re-establishing and redesigning a lighting manufacturer’s fabricating operations creates a competitive edge in an up-and-coming industry by Abbe Miller, editor-in-chief       In the eyes of some industry veterans, Jamal and Sauson Rashidi are just a pair of newbies too young to take the reigns of an international fabrication shop. For the owners of Evergreen Lighting – and numerous other Read full article >>

Machine of the Month - Salvagnini L3-30 Fiber Laser

Machine of the Month - Salvagnini L3-30 Fiber Laser
  The Salvagnini L3-30 fiber laser features a new air-cooled cutting head and a 6-kW resonator, serving as a complement to the company’s 2-kW, 3-kW and 4-kW product lines. The L3-30’s cutting head delivers efficient cutting of thick and thin materials and also allows for solid, clean and reliable cuts with no contaminants to obscure the lens. Quality cuts are further enabled thanks to the Read full article >>

Salvagnini L3-30 Fiber Laser

Salvagnini L3-30 Fiber Laser
  The Salvagnini L3-30 fiber laser features a new air-cooled cutting head and a 6-kW resonator, serving as a complement to the company’s 2-kW, 3-kW and 4-kW product lines. The L3-30’s cutting head delivers efficient cutting of thick and thin materials and also allows for solid, clean and reliable cuts with no contaminants to obscure the lens. Quality cuts are further enabled thanks to the Read full article >>

Machine of the Month July/August 2017 : Vytek’s FiberCab FC series

Machine of the Month July/August 2017 : Vytek’s FiberCab FC series
Vytek’s FiberCab FC series       The FiberCab FC series is Vytek's newest evolution of advanced, enclosed fiber laser cutting systems with power ranges from 500 W to 6 kW. They offer a level of performance and efficiency that is unprecedented for mid-level laser systems. The new FC series also has the smallest overall footprint in the industry with work areas starting at 2 ft. by 2 ft. Read full article >>

Machine of the Month - The Fiber RubyLaser cutting and welding systems

Machine of the Month - The Fiber RubyLaser cutting and welding systems
Automation Alternatives Fiber RubyLaser Cutting and Welding Systems     The Fiber RubyLaser cutting and welding systems are designed for high-precision, rapid processing of ferrous and nonferrous metals. The latest technologies deliver high-quality results with a low cost of ownership.   The FLC Series Fiber cutting systems combine a high-quality beam with an advanced beam delivery to Read full article >>

Laser reflections

Laser reflections
How fiber laser users are successfully processing highly reflective metals by Dahv A.V. Kliner, senior director, industrial fiber lasers; Lynn Sheehan, global director of applications; and Michael Atchley, director product marketing; nLight Inc.     High-power fiber lasers are revolutionizing industrial materials processing markets by offering an unmatched combination of performance, Read full article >>

Machine of the Month- Bystronic’s 8-kW, 10-kW ByStar Fiber Laser

Machine of the Month- Bystronic’s 8-kW, 10-kW ByStar Fiber Laser
Bystronic’s 8-kW, 10-kW ByStar Fiber Laser: The Ultimate Differentiator   Revealed at Fabtech 2016, Bystronic’s new ByStar Fiber has been designed 100 percent for high-speed fiber laser cutting. As users have come to expect from fiber laser technology, the ByStar Fiber can address a range of materials and thicknesses, including stainless steel, aluminum, mild steel and nonferrous metals, such Read full article >>

Critical considerations

Critical considerations
As fabricators are faced with dozens of OEM fiber laser choices, Cincinnati Inc. lays out essential features to keep in mind by Robert Farrell, owner, Farrell MarCom Services LLC       With advantages in cutting speed, quality, maintenance and operating costs, more and more fabricators are finding room on the shop floor and in the budget for precision-cutting fiber lasers. For those in the Read full article >>

Advanced mobility

Advanced mobility
A new fiber laser featuring sophisticated automation helps a special-needs conversion vehicle manufacturer get from point A to point B by Kaylee Swearingen, marketing specialist, Mazak Optonics Corp.     More than one billion people live with some form of physical disability; this is roughly 15 percent of the world’s population. According to the Better Life Mobility Center, 74.6 million Read full article >>

Machine of the Month - November / December 2016

Machine of the Month - November / December 2016

Trumpf’s TruMatic 1000 Fiber Punch Laser Combination Machine

    Revolutionary in its modular design, the TruMatic 1000 fiber is an entry-level punch/laser machine featuring an electric punch and solid-state laser. Economical and compact, the machine is automation-friendly and designed to grow with the customer’s needs – from a punching machine to a fully automated punch/laser system. The Read full article >>

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