Sheet Metal Technologies

Waterjet pump upgrade with several benefits

WST AB is a contract cutting company famous for quick delivery and quality parts. They focus on waterjet cutting and have three water jet cutting machines in their shop: Two traditional abrasive water jets with four cutting tools each and one machine for micro component production.

Amada UK Launches 3kw Ensis

At 3kW, the machine offers the industry’s largest single-diode module size. Unlike other machines, there is no diode module beam combiner, thus improving reliability and increasing machine uptime.

One-of-a-Kind Sheet-Metal Creations

Custom street and off-road vehicle specialist Jay Fab/Plan B Fabrication manufactures one-of-a-kind sheet-metal products with Radan.

Jenoptik presented a fast and accurate 3D laser cutting machine in 2017 welding and cutting

Compared to conventional machining methods, the non-contact laser process minimizes machining times by eliminating the set-up time and also reduces the costs associated with tool wear. Thanks to its excellent design and flexibility, the JENOPTIK-VOTAN®BIM laser cutting machine is a virtually wear-free tool, perfect for a host of metal working applications.

Stand reservation for EuroBLECH 2018 has begun

EuroBLECH 2018, the 25th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, will take place from 23 – 26 October 2018 at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds in Germany. One year ahead of the world’s leading sheet metal working technology exhibition, which is once again occupying eight halls in Hanover, the stand reservation at the organisers Mack Brooks Exhibitions has already begun. The last event in 2016 closed with very positive results: with 1,505 exhibitors from 41 countries exhibiting on a net exhibition space of 87,800 square metres and 60,636 visitors from 102 countries.

The MES for sheet metal processing

Bystronic and Lantek are developing an MES software solution for sheet metal parts production. The Bystronic MES interlinks all the manufacturing steps and guides sheet metal products on the ideal path through the production process.

Precision grinding for the fine machining of sheet metal

Timesavers International will be introducing the latest generation of precision grinding machines from their 81 series. The grinders are deemed particularly suitable for the fine machining of titanium, corrosion-resistant steel, aluminum and other metallic materials with maximum lengths of 7,500 mm and widths up to 2,100 mm.

High functionality in a compact space

Bystronic’s new Xpert 80 press brake offers anything but uniformity. Increased power for versatile bent parts. Increased bending length for complex individual parts and large series. And increased dynamics for fast bending sequences.

OMAX Introduces the GlobalMAX 1508 and 2040 to Expand it’s New Line of Essentially Featured Abrasive Waterjets

OMAX® Corporation today announced the launch of their new GlobalMAX® 1508 and 2040 abrasive waterjets, extending the GlobalMAX line of reliable and practical machines capable of cutting virtually any material. The GlobalMAX 1508 offers a compact footprint and cutting area for rapid prototyping. The GlobalMAX 2040 can accomodate large sheets of material for cutting large parts or multiple smaller nested parts.