Facing a manufacturing roadblock? Don’t have enough capacity for a project and don’t want to take on machine expenditures or the hassle to hire or retrain employees? The answer to these questions might be found at your local steel supply service center.
Here are two approaches to laser-cutting tubes – as a secondary operation on machines that are built to do something else Amada’s workhorse CO2 laser makes a fine tube- and structural-shape cutter, with the addition of a tube-handling unit.
Think your fab shop is too small or your machines not sophisticated enough for a communications standard that can integrate equipment from multiple suppliers? It so, it might be time to reconsider.
Big equipment may mean big risks, but is there an opening for fabricators to invest in their own large-capacity machines?