The (State of the) Art of Plasma Cutting

November 17, 2021

 View this email online.
Technologies | News | Articles | Infocenter | Newsletters | Events | About Us | Suppliers | Advertise November 17, 2021

Hypertherm image
The (State of the) Art of Plasma Cutting
Rae Ripple cuts anything and everything to produce art pieces, signage and much more, relying on new technology such as a one-piece consumable cartridge in her plasma-arc-cutting torch, to get the job done.

Schelling image
The Heavyweight Champion of Aluminum Cutting
Schelling’s fm12 plate saw offers a maximum cutting height of 10 inches. A dynamic new option is the Automatic Manipulation Device (AMD), a linear robot for fully automatic handling and cutting of full-size aluminum plates, intermediate strips, and finished parts.  Gentle handling of materials, efficiency, and quality are assured.

Automation-Ready Below-the-Hook Grab for Steel, Aluminum Coils
Airpes has led the collaborative design of a grab for handling steel or aluminum coils in semi- and fully automated electric overhead traveling crane applications. The automation-ready grab, typically utilized to lift 25- to 60-ton coils, is a standard product but can be adapted to suit end-user requirements. Compatible with any crane in the steel and aluminum sectors, the grabs can be installed as a retrofit or part of a new build.

Hans Weber image
WEBER TTSC Deburring Machine
The most compact of all WEBER dry grinding machines, the TTSC can combine up to 3 stations for deburring, rounding, descaling and surface grinding.  Equipped with a variable operating height; grinding belt length up to 75”; and working widths of 24”, 43”, or 53”.  Also available with optional vacuum table. Hans WEBER Sales & Service, Olathe, Kansas 66071, 913-254-1611,,

TJ Snow image
Resistance Spot Welding of Galvanized/Coated Materials
Increased use of galvanized/coated steels has elevated concerns about their weldability and attainable weld quality. Shops can spot weld through most metallic coatings, although with varying degrees of success depending on the coating composition and thickness, and the welding process used.

Wilson image
Adjustable Dies for Press Brakes Bring Efficiency, Safety
For fabricators using 1/4-in. or thicker materials on a variety of press brake jobs, the concept of adjustable V dies requires exploration, as the ever-evolving technology offers significantly reduced changeover times while saving operators from potentially injurious movement of heavy and awkward tooling.

Emission-Free Forklift for Work Inside and Out
Materials-handling specialist Combilift has launched its latest product, the Combi-XLE, an electric-powered, emission-free, multidirectional forklift with 5-ton lift capacity. The Combi-XLE provides high ground clearance, large, cushioned front and rear tires and a spacious cab, allowing smooth operation on semi-rough terrain while offering a high level of driver comfort.

Hydrapower image
Hydrapower Brings Press Brake and Shear Production to the U.S.
Global Brands Group Inc., Marco Island, FL, an IP holding company, announces that its Hydrapower product line of fabricating equipment now is being manufactured in Bath, PA.  The Hydrapower press brake and shear product lines continues to be made under license in the U.S. as well as in Canada, Mexico and Australia.

Amada image
Pulsed Fiber Laser-Processing Workstation for Metals and Plastics Marking and Welding
The new WL-300A laser-processing workstation from Amada Weld Tech is configured for nanosecond-pulsed fiber laser applications. Typical applications include marking of metals and select plastics, particularly for medical, electronic-components, battery and aerospace applications. The system also can weld thin metal alloys.

ECI Completes Acquisition of ERP Provider Deacom
ECI Software Solutions announced completion of its acquisition of Deacom, Inc., a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for batch and process manufacturers. Deacom produces Deacom ERP, a comprehensive ERP platform that integrates all modules that manufacturers need to operate, including warehouse management, quality control, ecommerce and direct delivery. Deacom will join ECI’s Manufacturing Division, which serves nearly 14,000 manufacturers and job shops worldwide, and will leverage Deacom as its global platform to serve batch and process manufacturers going forward.

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn App_Store google_play_store
PMA Services Inc
6363 Oak Tree Blvd. | Independence, OH 44131-2500 | USA
Phone: 216-901-8800 | Fax: 216-901-9190

Industry-Related Terms: Grinding, LASER, Plate, Strips, Surface, Thickness
View Glossary of Metalforming Terms



Must be logged in to post a comment.
There are no comments posted.

Subscribe to the Newsletter

Start receiving newsletters.