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What Should Fabricators know about the Economy of Sheet Metal Fabrication Business?

For global sheet metal fabricators, the customers – automotive OEMs and retailers – have shown an increased spending pattern across the globe. The international sheet metal fabrication service market is projected to grow at CAGR of 1.4% between 2017 and 2025. The report also points towards the fact that bending, cutting and punching operations are likely to be the most extensively used operations on the shop floor.

The new AMADA AE-2610NT: Enhanced punching performance

With larger tool stations in an extended large-format machine, the AMADA AE-2610NT is opening up new possibilities for economical, high-speed punching. This CNC-controlled turret punch press also excels in terms of flexibility, quality and operator convenience.

OMAX Introduces New Personal Waterjet Cutter

OMAX Corporation announced the release of the new ProtoMAX abrasive waterjet, a compact, self-installed cutting system ideally suited for prototyping and relatively low volume cutting of almost any material under 2” thick. The ProtoMAX brings all the versatility benefits of large abrasive waterjet cutters in a sleek and economic package that’s perfect for small job shops, engineering classrooms, makerspaces, and personal use. It’s also a handy addition for large shops and fabricators that need occasional waterjet capabilities to complement their other cutting systems.

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.

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.

A drive for the future

Delta Drive – the new superweapon in TRUMPF’s arsenal for punch and punch-and-laser processing. The patented drive was developed with an eye to achieving several goals, such as facilitating the construction of smaller machines and opening up new methods of material handling. But how?

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.

The reloading genius

With the ByTrans Cross, Bystronic proves how versatile automation in the field of laser cutting can be. The new loading and unloading solution speeds up the material flow and offers the freedom for manual interventions at any time.

The highly-regarded SUPER TURBO-X is Now available with a fiber laser

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The new SUPER TURBO-X 3015 Fiber series is the latest generation of Mazak’s highly popular SUPER TURBO-X lasers, which have sold more than 4,000 machines in Europe since 1990. Until now, the SUPER TURBO-X has always been a CO2 laser, but the latest machine utilises fibre laser technology to deliver faster cutting times and lower running costs.