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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 ...

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 ...

4 Simple Tips to Boost Your Bandsaw Productivity

07 Jun,2017 - Bandsaw blades are consumables which means their value to you is measured by their longevity. Investing in a high-performance bandsaw is all well and good but, much like a high performance car, if the operator’s not on their game, the machine won’t function to the height of its capabilities. If your bandsaw blade is losing its ...

Why You Should Be Using A Vertical Band-Saw For Your Mitering Jobs

30 May,2017 - One of the more unique machines at Austech 2017, the team at Power Machinery had the HYDMECH V-20 on full display during the expo. We spoke with Ken Christensen, Director of Power Machinery, to get all the latest on this new tech. Imported from the US, the V-20 is a band-saw configured with a unique overhead ...

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