Optomec introduces laser deposition head

Optomec Inc.’s LDH 3.X laser deposition head has a variable optics system that can create three discreet focused spot sizes to accommodate changes in laser power.  The head supports a range of laser powers from 500 W to 3 kW to ensure optimal DED processing across a range of parts and applications. The range of… Continued

Lantek appoints COO

Lantek Systems Inc. appointed Rodrigo Argandoña chief operations officer. Argandoña brings more than 30 years of experience leading teams involved in the development and implementation of global software solutions in multinational environments. He will be responsible for the international operations in the 14 countries and 20 offices where Lantek has service teams and local projects.… Continued

Coherent offers dual fiber laser

Coherent Inc. released the HighLight FL-ARM is a 2-kW to 8-kW, dual fiber output laser that can sequentially power two separate workstations or processes. Dual fiber output delivers increased throughput in cost sensitive, high-volume welding applications, particularly in automotive manufacturing. The second fiber can act as a redundant backup for the first, thus minimizing service… Continued

Camfil’s dust and fume collectors for laser

Camfil APC introduces Gold Series X-Flo Package (GSXP) dust and fume collectors that integrate with CNC laser and plasma cutting systems. The collectors are compact, prewired and ship fully assembled, which enables users to plug them directly into the cutting line. Equipped with two, four or six HemiPleat eXtreme Gold Cone X-Flo filter cartridges, the… Continued

Bystronic Canada names new service manager

Bystronic Canada Ltd. announced Leandro Pereira, formerly with Bystronic Brazil, as Bystronic Canada’s new service manager. Originally from Curitiba, Brazil, Pereira and his family relocated to Canada. He brings more than 15 years of industry experience working with notable companies in manufacturing, automation and CNC machinery, contributing his expertise in engineering, production and service management… Continued

Nozzle for laser cutting from ATTC

American Torch Tip Co. (ATTC) released the GEN (Gas Efficient Nozzle) for laser cutting applications. The inner nozzle provides a more secure fitting, preventing it from dislodging during cutting. The sleeve decreases the amount of turbulence during cutting and, therefore, decreases the amount of slag. The independent sleeve allows continuous contact with the plate during cutting,… Continued

nLight releases 15-kW fiber laser

nLight Inc. announced its highest power continuous wave fiber laser, the CFL-15000. The company’s fiber lasers provide high reliability in harsh industrial environments. The introduction of the 15-kW laser is the latest in the ongoing expansion of the company’s high-power laser portfolio. The high-power product family now includes the CFL-15000, CFL-12000, CFL-10000, CFL-8000 and CFL-6000.

MC Machinery welcomes West Coast service manager

MC Machinery Systems Inc. announced Michael Pankiewicz is the new Western Regional service manager of laser. Pankiewicz will be responsible for all technical service and support for West Coast customers. Before he joined MC Machinery as a technician more than eight years ago, he was a technician and a manager in the technical service industry… Continued

Prima Power’s software for 3-D lasers

Prima Power introduced FastSuite Prima Power Edition, a product developed by Cenit for Prima Power. The software manages the entire offline programming process, from importing CAD data to optimizing the NC program. Benefits include the modern and user-friendly interface, the integration of a powerful and accurate cycle time simulator and the greater simplicity of configuration… Continued

Cincinnati Inc. sponsors Hendrick Motorsports

Cincinnati Inc. (CI) is an official partner with 12-time Nascar Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports with a team record 10-year agreement that will begin in 2019 and run through the 2028 racing season. CI will be showcased as primary sponsor of driver Alex Bowman’s No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in October and in two events… Continued

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