Amada Brevis 1212 AJ 3kW fiber laserClick image to enlarge

Amada’s Brevis 1212 AJ is designed to support high-speed processing, facilitate material loading, and has the footprint and capacity required for small cell manufacturing.

The compact 3kW fiber laser measures 121.57 (L) X 94 (W) X 75 (H) inches (3088 X 2389 X 1900 mm). Maximum axis travel is 50 X 50 X 7.9 in. (1270 X 1270 X 200 mm) and maximum sheet size is 50 X 50 in. (1270 X 1270 mm).

The 1212 AJ offers simultaneous three axis control, and weighs in at 4.8 tons.

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Nozzle changer for heavy plate fabrication

LVD Strippit's optional nozzle changer is now available on its Impuls 6020 CO2 laser cutting system.

Automated bending with robotics

Amada’s new HG 1003 ARs utilizes the combined forces of an ultra-precise press brake and a six axis robot to achieve maximum productivity and unattended processing. Designed to handle sheets up to 991 x 787 mm (39 x 31 in.) the system’s robot can support loads up to 20 kg (44 lb).

Flexible drilling

Tube, pipe and structural steel fabricators who do a lot of drilling have a new lower cost and more efficient alternative to radial drills or standard tap/drill machines.

Lincoln's new easy-to-use curriculum planner

Lincoln Electric's new Course Builder is a "time saving curriculum planning tool for welding educators," says the company.

Vibration damping turning/boring bars and heads

Seco Tools has expanded its long reach turning and boring solutions with additions to its series of Steadyline vibration damping turning/boring bars and their respective heads.

Digital readouts feature new software, hardware

A new line of three digital readout (DRO) products for the machine tool marketplace is available under the Acu-Rite brand from Heidenhain.

Direct diode laser cutting

Mazak Optonics Corp. has introduced the Optiplex 3015 DDL 6kW direct diode laser cutting technology.

Welding wire doubles as a position sensor

WireSense is the assistance system from Fronius which turns the wire electrode into a sensor that checks the component position before each weld.

Counterboring tool series gets new diameter range

Tungaloy has announced that its TCB counterboring tool series now includes a 10–16 mm-diameter range lineup.

TRUMPF's connected solution for intralogistics

TRUMPF has introduced another key component of Industry 4.0 connected manufacturing with its new Track & Trace, which allows customers to determine the position of parts within a a few inches, enabling them to reduce throughput times on the shop floor and increase productivity.

FABTECH 2014: Adaptive laser cutting technology

Exhibitor: LVD Strippit    Booth: B3103

Iscar's Industry 4.0 approach to cutting tools

Iscar offers several Industry 4.0 standard digital tools, enabling manufacturers to access data for easy to use machining calculations that are readily available, says the company.

Voice operated digital assistant

Makino says it will apply Athena, a digital assistant employing voice interoperability and intelligent learning technology, as an option on its machining centres and wire EDM machines in December of this year.

Arbor-style face mill holder

Big Kaiser has expanded its lineup of Smart Damper-equipped arbor-style face mill holders.

Customizable TIG welding torches

Fronius’ welding torches for manual Tungsten Inert Gas welding (TIG) can be customized to suit the welder’s personal preferences as well as the welding task at hand. Their modular design offers a range of sustainable and cost-effective options.

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