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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 ...

What do brands like Dodge, Maserati and Speedos have in common with Sutton Tools?

03 Jun,2017 - What do brands like Dodge, Maserati and Speedos have in common with Sutton Tools? Simple, they’ve all been around for 100 years. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Sutton Tools Group and to top it off, at this year’s AMTIL Expo they were inducted into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame. So we thought we’d ...

Variobend’s Flagship Bender: The Next Generation In Metal Folding Machinery?

31 May,2017 - It’s the cutting edge in sheet metal folding machinery and is planned to revolutionise the folding industry as a whole. At Austech 2017, we sat with Peter Staebner, Director of Stamac Engineering, to discuss what may unravel to be the next generation of metal forming machinery. Boasting unrivalled efficiency, Variobend’s Flagship folding machine was explained ...

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