New 10-kW Option for BLM Group Fiber Laser Cutters

June 16, 2021

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New 10-kW Option for BLM Group Fiber Laser Cutters
BLM Group USA has added more processing power to its LS5 and LC5 flat-sheet laser cutting machines via the new option of a 10-kW fiber laser source. These machines can cut steel, stainless steel, iron, copper, brass and aluminum sheets in thicknesses from 0.039 to 1.37 in., or even double sheets, depending upon the material.

Innovative Carbide Solutions for Metal Forming
Take advantage of a comprehensive product portfolio ranging from blanks to ready-to-use tools for a wide variety of metal forming applications. Our complete service promise goes far beyond standard products and includes individual solutions specifically tailored to your needs. With our online configurator, your individual solution is just seconds away!

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Fanuc Adds 14-kg-Payload Model to Tabletop-Robot Family
Fanuc America has introduced the LR Mate 200iD/14L, the 10th model variation of the company’s LR Mate series of tabletop industrial robots. This model can handle parts weighing to 14 kg. All models in this robot series include clean-room and wash-proof versions, each with various wrist speeds and reaches to accommodate limited workspaces.

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WEBER PT Deburring Machine
The PT handles deburring, rounding, descaling and surface grinding of thin sheets and heavy plates. Up to 5 grinding stations allow for all machining variations. A CBF station can be installed for a perfect surface finish. The STC bolt grinding beam is available especially for flame‐cut and plasma‐cut heavy plates. 

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New Features for Lincoln Electric’s Weld Sequencer Process Control
Lincoln Electric has announced comprehensive updates for its Weld Sequencer process-control application, including back-end enhancements and ease-of-use and core functionality updates based on input from Lincoln Electric’s large install base of worldwide users.

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All-Electric ProBend Press Brake
The new ProBend press brake from BLM GROUP USA is available in a patented all-electric E-Series in 44 – 276 ton models capable of handling bending lengths of 4’ – 17’.  These high-precision press brakes offer reliability, high productivity, and are a perfect complement to the company’s LS5 flat sheet lasers

Video Part-Measuring System for Plant Floor or Lab
Snap video measuring systems from OGP, a division of Quality Vision International, are compact, all-in-one, large-field-of-view units designed to measure small, intricate parts very quickly and accurately. Deploy Snap systems on the manufacturing floor and in the lab, as well as part of automated work cells to take advantage of the open work envelope and rugged construction.

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HRB ATC Series—High-Precision, Customizable Press Brakes with Automatic Tool Changer (ATC)
The HRB ATC Series is equipped with AMADA’s patented Automatic Tool Changer—making it the ideal solution for variable lot sizes, the seamless introduction of rush jobs, and complex tool layouts. The ATC will enable you to achieve even the most complex tool setups in 4 minutes or less. The HRB 1003/2204 ATC Series is manufactured at the Carolina Manufacturing Center in High Point, NC. Customizable features include: 
  • Bi-S Sensor
  • Auto slide foot pedal
  • Custom sheet followers
  • Double clamp finger backgauge
  • Operator front support system
  • Digi pro

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HMIs Optimized for Industry 4.0 Applications
Bosch Rexroth offers operator panels, embedded PC panels, and a range of PC-based human-machine interfaces (HMIs) and industrial PCs to enhance operator control and manufacturing productivity. The company’s Panel PC product line combines the features of standalone PCs, remote displays and terminals into a compact PC solution, an ideal platform solution for all HMI-based applications.

Bystronic Creates Smart Factory Solutions Team
Bystronic, Inc., Hoffman Estates, IL, has established a smart-factory solutions team with experience in demonstrating and implementing digital Industry 4.0 solutions for manufacturing supply chains and manufacturing plants. Team members have experience in solutions project management, digitization, CAD/CAM, ERP, MES and shop floor validation systems.

Real-Time Tracking Software Guides Assembly Tasks, Helps Ensure Quality
Virtek, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, has introduced Iris ActiveTrack laser positioning software that continuously projects stable, accurate laser lines onto moving parts to guide workers in a variety of manufacturing processes, including assembly. Even complex, 3D shapes are projected with precision, helping to ensure product quality.

Enhanced Automated Quoting System for Fabricators
SecturaSoft, LLC, provider of web/cloud-based job-estimating and production-support solutions for the metal fabrication industry, announced major enhancements to its SecturaFab automated quoting system. Expanded capabilities include a comprehensive dashboard that organizes, updates and displays key sales and production data from the shop floor to the front office. Turning data into information, SecturaFab provides fab-shop, job-shop and service-center management with detailed insight to support key business decisions, according to company officials.

Industry-Related Terms: Bending, Center, Core, Forming, Functionality, Grinding, LASER, Model, NC, Point, Stainless Steel, Surface
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