Drawing on the expertise of Techgen Media, publisher of FAB Shop Magazine Direct and Welding Productivity, and through collaborations with industry experts, Shop Floor Lasers covers the dynamic world of industrial laser processing, which includes cutting, welding, brazing, 3-D printing and more. To help our readers become more productive and, in turn, more profitable, the team at Shop Floor Lasers strives to educate and inform our readers on the various ways lasers can transform their operations.

May / June 2019

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May / June 2019

The May/June issue of Shop Floor Lasers is now live and kicks off with a throwback shot of Cincinnati’s Inc.’s manufacturing floor a few decades back. The article celebrates the company’s 120 years in business and walks readers through its early days up to the present time. It’s a story of family leadership, technological advancements and making products here in the United States.

The May/June issue also features an article on the advancements that have been made in laser technology, particularly in regard to the beam. Gone are the days when a laser’s beam profile couldn’t be appropriately dialed in for the application at hand.

For those cutting tube and pipe, there’s a Q&A interview that offers advice for how to get the most out of your dedicated tube cutting equipment. To round out the issue, there’s a case study on a company leveraging one of the largest fiber cutters in the Midwest. If there’s anything you’d like to see in future issues, don’t hesitate to reach out to us!

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Polaris adds laser wobble technology

Laser wobble has been added to Polaris Motion‘s laser CNC toolbox. The laser wobble technique can improve laser welding, cutting, engraving and marking. By using wobble-based laser welding, a smaller spot size may be selected, which offers higher fluence. The effective size of the liquid weld pool is determined by the wobble dimensions and frequency. This… Continued

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