September / October 2017

Fabtech 2017

Fabtech 2017 blows into Chicago’s McCormick Place from Nov. 6 to 9 to wrap up a blustery great! Serving as North America’s largest metalforming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, it is expected to attract more than 50,000 attendees and 1,700 exhibiting companies across more than 750,000 net sq. ft. of exhibit space.

Zoom in

For the flexibility to cut varying material types in a range of thicknesses, zoom focus is a fiber laser technology must

Lighting it up

A lighting fixture manufacturer faces a brighter future after investing in an automated laser/punch combo system

Laser welding today

A switch to laser welding can save time and money while still producing high-quality welds

Salvagnini L3-30 Fiber Laser

The Salvagnini L3-30 fiber laser features a new air-cooled cutting head and a 6-kW resonator, serving as a complement to the company’s 2-kW, 3-kW and 4-kW product lines. The L3-30’s cutting head delivers efficient cutting of thick and thin materials and also allows for solid, clean and reliable cuts with no contaminants to obscure the lens.… Continued

Machine of the Month – Salvagnini L3-30 Fiber Laser

The Salvagnini L3-30 fiber laser features a new air-cooled cutting head and a 6-kW resonator, serving as a complement to the company’s 2-kW, 3-kW and 4-kW product lines. The L3-30’s cutting head delivers efficient cutting of thick and thin materials and also allows for solid, clean and reliable cuts with no contaminants to obscure the lens.… Continued