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.
During these past few weeks, much of our normal lives has been put on pause. One thing that won’t change moving forward, however, is Techgen Media’s coverage of the metalworking industry. So, please enjoy this latest issue of Shop Floor Lasers, which is now live. In the issue, we take a look at how the technology embedded in a laser machine is keeping up with increasingly higher power levels. A high-power fiber laser can have a huge impact on business, but it has to cut reliably as well as fast. Additionally, we carry on with that mindset in a Q&A article that discusses new laser cutting technologies on the cutting edge of innovation, such as beam control.
We also include an article on punch-laser combination machines that help improve a shop’s flexibility and overall efficiency. This technology is for fabricators looking to keep ahead of what their customers demand. Finally, learn about how one Japanese machine manufacturer maintains its company’s company culture to keep its employees connected. A company that has been in business for more than a century has a lot of insight.
Velo3D and Honeywell Aerospace announced a partnership to qualify Velo3D’s Sapphire system as a manufacturing platform for 3-D print production of aircraft components. The system was selected for building highly complex geometries without the requirement of support structures. It will be located in Honeywell Aerospace’s Phoenix facility. The qualification process is underway and is focused on Inconel.… Continued