Group USA has debuted the LT8.20 laser tube cutting system, allowing
users to choose their preferred laser source, loader/unloader style and
positioning of the peripheral equipment to maximize floor space. The
LT8.20 can handle cutting diameters to 9.5 in. and bar weights to 27
lb./ft. Watch video
WEBER PT is the perfect deburring machine for lasered, punched and
nibbled parts. It handles deburring, rounding, descaling and surface
grinding of thin sheets and heavy plates. Up to four grinding stations
allow for all machining variations. Improved accessibility for
maintenance; modular design; and optional simultaneous top/bottom
machining are just some of the advantages of the WEBER PT.
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A turnkey solution for automated, precision laser welding of metal parts, the new Coherent ExactWeld 230, featured at FABTECH, includes a 200-W (400-W optional) fiber laser, part clamping, as many as four axes, user-friendly software, an optional vision system and factory-automation capabilities. It’s ideal for medical manufacturing, including endoscope production, as well as the fabrication of precision sensors, jewelry, timepieces and automotive electronics, according to company officials.
Software Corp. has announced its new enterprise resource planning (ERP)
solution with new capabilities designed to support cloud adoption,
improve the user experience and ensure global readiness by helping
companies address pressing market challenges such as the changing
workforce. Watch video
Fanuc America demonstrated its new line of collaborative arc welding robots at FABTECH 2019, offering the same level of performance as the company’s Arc Mate robots, but with built-in sensoring that allows the welding cobots to work safely alongside people without the need for guarding. Features of these arc welding robots include large motion range, and simple setup and programming.
FABTECH, Saint-Gobain Abrasives debuted Norton Rapid Prep XHD Coarse
and Medium discs, made for aggressive-stock-removal and blending
applications. The heavy-duty non-woven discs remove weld lines, weld
splatter and weld discoloration, and blend surfaces in a single step. Watch video
At FABTECH, Omax demonstrated its 80X-series JetMachining Center, a waterjet cutting machine featuring the company’s Tilt-A-Jet taper-compensation technology. The 80X series incorporates multiple table sizes and customizable work envelopes for precise abrasive waterjet cutting of large-scale components and multi-part projects, with the Tilt-A-Jet technology reportedly attaining virtually zero taper for precision, high-rate cutting of parts with square, taper-free edges, including interlocking pieces and dovetail fittings. Watch video
At FABTECH, Pferd showcased its Polifan Z SG Power Steelox flap discs for aggressive stock removal, and announced the addition of a 6-in. (Type 29) disc in 40 and 60 grit, in 7/8-in. arbor and 5/8—11 hub versions. The new flap disc, like others in the product family, maintains consistent performance throughout its life, with its Zirconia alumina Z abrasive handling demanding grinding work and delivering optimum stock removal on high-powered angle grinders, even at higher contact pressures, according to company officials. Watch video
help users determine the correct band saw blades for their
applications, the L.S. Starrett Co. unveiled its web-based Band Saw
Blade Selection Tool at FABTECH. The new tool provides an efficient way
to configure and select a Starrett Band Saw Blade.