As a boy, I remember being fascinated when my father, a veteran editor of manufacturing trade journals, first told me that lasers could be used to cut things, including metal. My young mind instantly conjured up images of sci-fi laser guns and Star Wars lightsabers.But as I held the optic lenses he had brought home,… Continued
Jet Edge’s laser scanner device helps to compensate for inaccuracies that might crop up in five-axis cutting. OMAXOMAX has three new products that have been introduced in the last year. The first is a micromachining waterjet called the MicroMAX, first unveiled late last year at MD&M in Chicago. OMAX’s new line of MAXIEM jet machining… Continued
Everything is important in MIG welding. Even getting the liner set up right can mean the difference between welding and not welding.
ERP can boil days of work down to minutes. Getting from start to finish in implementing a system, however, requires asking a lot of questions from different sources. This ERP company has been through the process with many customers, and wants to help us put our arms around the entire issue.
If you’re facing a press-brake job with one of the new high-strength steels, one you haven’t worked before, brace yourself. It may look simple, but it can be full of surprises.