February 2015

Service Centers Add Valuable Services

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.

Laser Tube Cutting – Two For One

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.

Protocol Fosters Factory Communication

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.