Mazak Optonics OptiPlex Fiber IIClick image to enlargeMazak Optonics' OptiPlex Fiber II fiber laser cutting machine is now offered in a 6 kW version. The machine offers fabricators "intelligent" processing functions via it's Intelligent Setup system, including auto nozzle changing, auto focus positioning, auto profiler calibration, focus detection, beam diameter control, and auto nozzle cleaning. Pierce, burn and plasma detection functions are also part of the system.

 

Compact mechanized welding carriage

Koike Aronson's Wel-Handy Mini Strong is a smaller version of the company's Wel-Handy multi welding carriage.

Machining aluminum? Watch this.

Iscar's TechTalk looks at techniques and tooling for optimum machining of aluminum.

Fully automatic NC circular cold saw

KAAST Machine Tools has added a new Fully Automatic NC cold saw to its line of circular saws.

Copper welding with green wavelength laser

TRUMPF’s TruDisk 1020 with green wavelength facilitates the welding of copper and other highly reflective materials.

Turning for large part production

Mazak's Mega Turn 500MS is designed for industries that require heavy metal removal in large part production environments.

Rotary axis head for enhanced 3D waterjet cutting

The Rotary Axis expands an OMAX's machine capabilities to cut in up to 6-axes when used in conjunction with the A-Jet software-controlled multi-axis cutting head.

Improve chip control in turning operations

Sandvik Coromant presents some tips to improve chip control and reduce chip jamming in turning operations.

Efficient abrasive pipe grinder

Scotchman‘s AL150 Abrasive Pipe Grinder/Notcher is economical, great for high production and an efficient abrasive pipe grinder that notches gas pipes, steam pipes, stainless steel pipes, and other types of pipes.

Heaviest of the heavy

From tunnel borers to bridge builders to a self-propelled modular transporter, these examples of super-heavy equipment are worth a look.

Tooling for bends without die marks

Mate Precision Tooling has introduced CleanBend press brake tooling that the company says enables high quality sheet metal forming.

How Rolls-Royces are made

There are scores of luxury car brands on the market, but the name “Rolls-Royce” is still a byword for the best of the best.

Machining with high dynamics

Watch as this GROB 5 axis CNC milling machine makes short work of a suspension for the  aerospace industry.

Low profile magnetic core drill

Fein has introduced the new Slugger JMC USA 90 low profile magnetic core drill.

Fiber laser with tube processing capability

Bystronic has introduced an integrated rotary axis for its ByStar Fiber laser cutting machine, giving it tube processing capabilities.

Portable pipe beveller enhances weld integrity

A portable pipe milling machine that sets up fast and provides precise, perfectly square bevels on either torched off or rough cut pipe for better weld integrity is available from Esco Tool of Holliston, Massachusetts.

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