Succeeding on the Laser Cutting Edge

June 15, 2022

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Succeeding on the Laser Cutting Edge
With more than two dozen 2D and 3D fiber laser cutting machines inhouse, 3-Dimensional Services Group is more than capable of meeting an ever-growing number of jobs and job volumes from automotive, appliance, aerospace and other customers.

Powerful HR Solutions with Exceptional Follow-through
Working with Insperity we help employers from employee benefits and HR administration to payroll, risk management and more. What sets us apart? Unbeatable support meets innovative technology. The result leads to a comprehensive HR solution that meets your needs, backed by our experienced team of specialists.

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High-Productivity Hydraulic Press Brakes
At Lamiera, the recently held sheet metal-processing tradeshow held in Italy and attended by MetalForming, Warcom highlighted the Evoluta series of hydraulic press brakes. These machines promise high productivity with accuracy, repeatability and flatness of the bent sheet metal on various materials and thicknesses.

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Comprehensive Lubrication Program to Improve Production Efficiencies
AMSOIL Industrial, launched in September 2021, is a division of AMSOIL Inc., which brings more than 50 years of lubrication formulation and was the first lubricant company to bring API-certified synthetic lubricants to market in 1972. AMSOIL Industrial consults with fabricators and metal stamping operations to optimize production efficiency by employing a comprehensive lubrication program that starts with a plant audit by AMSOIL Industrial tribologists and lubrication experts.

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Quick Transition to New ERP Software
Dalsin Industries has shifted to a new version of enterprise resource planning software—promising an intuitive, user-friendly interface and a host of new features— to better handle operations across two locations. The verdict: Thumbs up!

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All Electric Press Brake
BLM Group’s E-series ProBend press brake is available in 44 – 276 ton models capable of handling bending lengths of 4’ – 17’. Touchscreen console enables graphical or direct mode programming on the machine or offline. With back gauge options, clamping systems, and workpiece supports.

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Resistance Welding “Gotchas” and How to Avoid Them
While the resistance-welding process is robust, reliable, and generally forgiving, basic knowledge of the “gotchas” of the process leads to simple, cost-effective troubleshooting.

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Stamping Through Advanced High Strength Steel
Working with the Impax Tooling Solutions® team at Wilson Tool International to determine the right design, tool steel, coating and finish options can produce big gains in tool life and performance. Each application has unique needs and unique solutions.

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iWire from GF Machining Lets Shops Adapt to Changing EDM-Cutting Conditions
The new iWire function from GF Machining Solutions, Lincolnshire, IL, automatically identifies and adapts wire speed to changing erosion-height conditions during the wire-EDM process. This capability helps to prevent wire breakage, say company officials, while reducing overall wire consumption per job, in some instances by as much as 29 percent.

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Get into 3D Laser Processing
As a pioneer in 3D laser processing, TRUMPF provides beam sources and complete systems containing optimally coordinated components. TRUMPF’s 3D systems excel in a range of applications including cutting, welding and laser metal deposition. TRUMPF’s fully integrated systems make it easy for you to get started in the 3D world.
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New Rite-Hite Low-Speed Fan Spreads Cooling Air 85 ft. in All Directions
Rite-Hite, Milwaukee, WI, has added the Revolution LT high-volume, low-speed fan to its expanding industrial-fan lineup.  Available in 8- to 24-ft. dia., the fan’s four-blade design comes with a single fan controller that uses a 4-in. touchscreen for operation (on/off, speed adjustment, and forward/reverse settings). The Revolution LT pulls air from above the fan and pushes it down in toward the floor in a conical shape, spreading up to 85 ft. in all directions from the center of the fan. This cone shape allows the fan to cover as much as 22,000 sq. ft. without leaving a dead air spot in the center.

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Destaco Updates its 800 Series Manual Clamps, Debuts Front-Mount-Base Manual Clamps
Destaco, Auburn Hills, MI, has completed quality enhancements for three models within its 800 Series family of manual clamps. Receiving the most extensive quality enhancements: the Model 802-U clamp, which now includes an upgraded air cylinder that ensures the clamp’s exerting force is less than the maximum holding capacity when operated at normal pressure, extending service life; new composite bearings on the trunnion mount and cylinder pivot point eliminate metal-to-metal contact while requiring no lubrication; and a redesigned clevis bolt, along with increased rivet and pre-stop diameters, also increase longevity.

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New-Look Exair Website Features Improved Search Function
Exair Corp., Cincinnati, OH, a manufacturer of compressed-air-operated products for a variety of applications in manufacturing plants, has launched a freshly renovated website, with a new look and feel to heighten the user experience. Putting research to use and taking customer feedback to heart, the firm took strides to ensure that navigating the website is easier and faster than ever.

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Industry-Related Terms: Back Gauge, Bending, Center, Gauge, Hydraulic Press, LASER, Model, Point
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