November / December 2017

Heavy duty

New cutting head technology and a material handling tower facilitate heavy-gauge cutting to support customer demands

Fab phobia

Overcoming metal cutting challenges, part 2: Don’t fear the exotics – there’s money to be made

Green means go

Re-establishing and redesigning a lighting manufacturer’s fabricating operations creates a competitive edge in an up-and-coming industry

Machine of the Month – nLight alta Compact 2500 Fiber Laser

nLight alta Compact 2500 Fiber Laser The nLight alta Compact 2500 fiber laser provides productivity and reliability in the smallest footprint, saving valuable shop floor space without sacrificing performance. With up to 2.5 kW of continuous cutting power, this compact machine enables rapid piercing, efficient high-speed cutting of thin sheets and excellent cut edge quality… Continued