After nearly losing everything in the Great Recession, a Minnesota manufacturer turned lemons into lemonade
Cutting grated material with oxyfuel has always come with a degree of difficulty, but a new plasma process offers a better way
Editor’s Note: Don Hoffman has decades of experience with laser cutters and brings to the table a combination of independence, research skills, and thoughtful analysis. Here he tackles a moving target, with appropriate care and cautions, to write a useful guide to the relative per-part costs with CO2 and fiber lasers.
Smith sees plasma systems being increasingly networked through the cloud in the future. In building those customer relationships, I think producers and partners will need to go beyond the equipment or system performance itself and increasingly look at the total value stream and product lifecycle for the customer, in order to gain an understanding of… Continued
Sawing operations improve through process evaluations and improved service packages…
Racing pit box manufacturer Murrco Fabrication opens waterjet job shop, extending its customer base off the track
The possibilities of having an abrasive waterjet in every machine shop
A tungsten electrode and “stack up” from 1970’s (top) and modern hafnium electrode (bottom).