Flexible Laser Tube Cutting System

January 15, 2020

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Flexible Laser Tube Cutting System
BLM 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

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Weber PT
The 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.
Hans WEBER Sales & Service, Olathe, Kansas 66071, 913-254-1611, sales@weberamerica.com, www.weberamerica.com

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Turnkey Precision-Metal-Parts Welding
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.

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ERP Release Eases Navigation With Mobile-Like Toolset
Epicor 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

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Arc Welding Cobots
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.

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Non-Woven Abrasive Discs
At 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

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Waterjet Machine With Advanced Taper Compensation
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.
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Flap Discs for Aggressive Stock Removal
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

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Web-Based Section Tool for Band Saw Blades
To 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.

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Industry-Related Terms: Abrasive, Center, Discoloration, Grinding, Grit, Laser Welding, LASER, Lines, Surface
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