Sheet Metal Technologies

TRUMPF presents the future of laser technology in Munich

The high technology company TRUMPF will be presenting tomorrow’s laser technology at the LASER – World of Photonics trade fair in Munich from June 26 to 29, 2017. Innovative beam guidance concepts revolutionize micromachining with ultrashort pulse lasers – New diode laser technology drastically cuts power consumption – High-energy laser amplifiers make electron movements at microscopic level visible.

OMAX Showcases a New Abrasive Waterjet Line at EMO 2017

At EMO Hannover 2017, OMAX® Corporation will showcase the newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive waterjet, in Hall 15, Stand E93. The GlobalMAX line brings value-priced abrasive waterjets with the OMAX guarantee to the global market. The OMAX 60120 and the latest generation MicroMAX abrasive waterjet systems will also be on display during the show, held September 18-23 in Hannover, Germany. Visitors will see live cutting demonstrations on all three waterjets and time studies run on the control software by software experts.

Twice the cutting speed

Higher cutting speed = higher laser power. This formula has been more than just a rule of thumb. But TRUMPF engineers have now severed the correlation between speed and kilowatts. The fruit of their labor? The Highspeed and Highspeed Eco cutting processes.

B3.ATA: the press brake, now more autonomous than ever

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The B3.ATA press brake has been upgraded with numerous automated devices that make it adaptive and able to react to different materials and products while also offering entirely autonomous operation, in accordance with Salvagnini’s Industry 4.0 concept. Its application reaches from standalone machine to an integrated part of the Salvagnini FMC FlexCell, like for example in a configuration with a L5 fiber laser cutting system and P2lean panel bender.

Quality waterjet machine designed for five year performance warranty

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All water Jet Sweden machines are built for long life and high performance. A profitable investment for many years of competive advantage. These design principles also includes the new multipurpose, entry level T-model. We went into the production hall of Water Jet Sweden in Ronneby, Sweden, to have a closer look at some examples.

New TRUMPF disk laser celebrates world premiere in Shanghai

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The laser and laser system manufacturer TRUMPF recently showcased the latest generation of its TruDisk disk laser at the Laser – World of Photonics trade fair in Shanghai. As the most advanced high-power solid state laser on the market, this new generation of disk lasers boasts built-in intelligence, offering optimum hardware features for a digitalized future and Industry 4.0. The ability to carry out condition and trend analyses – also known as condition monitoring and predictive maintenance – is a basic prerequisite for successfully implementing lasers in digitalized and connected manufacturing environments.

Headland Machinery Brings Waterjet Cutting Versatility and Value to AUSTECH

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At Austech 2017 in stand 555, Headland Machinery Pty. Ltd. will showcase the versatility and high precision cutting capability of the MAXIEM® 1530 abrasive waterjet with an A-Jet cutting head. As an effective alternative to conventional machining operations, abrasive waterjet cutting provides an efficient way to process parts from virtually any material and a wide range of thicknesses with no heat-affected zone. The Austech show will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center 9-12 May and is Australia’s premier advanced manufacturing and machine tool exhibition.

The set-up accelerator

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With the new Xpert Tool Changer, Bystronic presents a compact automation solution for fast bending tool changing. This allows users to reduce the set-up time and increase bending quality.