Editor’s Note – Fab Shop doesn’t publish a lot of case history stories, but Dan Chatterton’s enthusiasm for his five-axis machine, combined with his experience, convinced us that he has a perspective that you can’t get from a technical article. He’s solving customers’ problems – maybe like yours. Beveling and chamfering thick plate is a… Continued
Tackling tubular material, handling holesaws and managing miter cuts in this month’s special issue within Sawing Productivity.
Beyond the saw: How to keep operations safe and productive in this months issue of Sawing Productivity within the latest FAB Shop Magazine Direct.
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
With the addition of coil feeding, laser cutting takes a strong shot at a bastion of hard-tooled blanking: cutting automotive body-panel blanks from advanced high-strength steels.