September / October 2018

Tube tales

Four sheet metal fabricators discuss the ins and outs of tube processing on a rotary index laser cutting system

The right fit

Automation isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution due to shop floor constraints, but solutions are available for individual needs

Tandem tasks

Collaborating before the design, cutting and bending processes leads to better results

Sort it out

Advantages of using an ejector tool for small parts sorting

Risky business

Identifying dust hazards in a facility is key, but following through on recommendations is critical

Machine of the Month – September / October 2018

The Titan Express mid-size laser cutting machine from Laser Photonics Corp. combines a small footprint with the cut quality and performance of a full-size industrial laser cutter. The mid-size machine is equipped with a high-power, energy-efficient fiber laser and an advanced direct-drive motion control platform – making it good for cutting highly reflective materials such as… Continued