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How Longevity and Upgrades is Saving Laser Customers Money

18 Oct,2017 - Keeping a machine at optimal performance cuts set-up time, reduces scrap rates, and increases parts per hour coming off the machine. If you can extend the life of the machine while still operating within those parameters, you are ahead of the game. “It’s not just about speed when you are laser processing” says Richard Ladley, ...

From the beam source to the cutting head – The New complete ‘All-In-Light’ package from Precitec

18 Oct,2017 - Precitec’s new ‘All-In-Light’ package offers an attractive solution for the complete optical chain from the laser, and the laser light fibre to the cutting head. This package is made possible by a strategic cooperation with the laser specialist Trumpf. It makes the disc laser technology available for manufacturers of flatbed and tube cutting machines. Combined ...

How to Grow Your Business with Strategic Partnerships

04 Aug,2017 - Sometimes the simplest childhood lessons can foster the most powerful rewards in our adult lives; if only we remember to apply them. As a kid, life was exponentially better with a best mate by your side. Yet, in your working life, it’s easy to get caught up in the concept of competition which sees many ...

Local Lads Making World-Class Custom Classics

14 Jul,2017 - There are few things we love more than a fast machine, here at Machines4u. A fast machine, fine-tuned and built to perfection from the ground up? Well, that’s basically catnip to us. So, when we found out about some local lads who are building world-class customs, we may have spent a little too much ‘work ...

Quick-Tips to Prolong Your Metalworking Coolant

17 Jun,2017 - If you’ve recently started cutting steel with a CNC or any other machine that utilises coolants, it’s best to be aware of any bacteria that may be contaminating your coolant tanks. An issue simply developed from poor upkeep, coolant tanks can develop solids and swarfs, soon becoming a breeding ground for bacteria and contamination. How does ...

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