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Tube processing machines for heat pumps and HVACR systems

May 24, 2024 8:20:09 AM

Heat pumps represent the future of domestic and industrial heating, in this article you will discover some of the main technological needs in the production of tubes for heat pumps and for HVACR systems in general and some of the solutions proposed by BLM GROUP.

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When is it useful to bend a tube with a small bending radius?

Mar 27, 2024 7:37:14 AM

Dimensions, design, geometric requirements and much more; in tube bending being able to achieve a minimum centerline radius can represent a considerable advantage. We are talking about extreme curvatures characterized by a ratio between centerline radius and diameter less than 1, which require significant technological know-how to be achieved.

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3D laser cutting machines for tubular profiles

Jan 29, 2024 8:45:11 AM

3D laser tube cutting machines are revolutionizing the design of steel structures. Thanks to their efficiency, versatility and precision, these fully automatic laser cutting systems make possible applications that are very difficult to achieve with traditional technologies.

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3D structural BIM and other innovative technologies for construction

Dec 12, 2023 6:19:00 PM

3D Structural BIM is the innovative technology that allows you to organize all the information about a building in a structured way for the entire duration of its life. This technology bridges the gap between engineers, architects, and the various professionals involved, allowing them to work in a collaborative environment where they can view, analyze, and modify all the structural components of a project in real time.

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Passing through joinery to build sustainable constructions with laser

Nov 17, 2023 9:00:00 AM

LASTTS (LASer cutting Technology for Tubular Structures) is the European project that studies the use of laser-made passing through joinery between tubes and beams. The goal is to increase the efficiency of the construction sector.

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Turning a tube and steel stockholder into a metal service center

Oct 26, 2023 8:42:43 AM

In this article you will discover the reasons why several steel stakeholders have turned into metal service centers and you can explore the strategies they have adopted to make this change.

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Case study: bike shelter project with Lasertube and tube benders

Oct 11, 2023 4:33:46 PM

In this article, a practical case was examined to illustrate how the adoption of Lasertube, tube benders and wire benders, along with related programming and integration software, saved time and reduced material consumption in the construction of a bicycle shelter.

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5 VGPNext software functions to program and simulate tube bender

Jul 14, 2023 9:08:17 AM

Since its introduction in 2002, VGP3D has continued to gain new value-add capabilities as a direct result of BLM GROUP's long experience in tube and wire bending. Now after 20 years, VGPNext, the new programming software for tube and wire benders, offers entirely new features that mark a turning point with the past. Here are some of them:

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7 criteria for choosing a sheet laser cutting machine

Mar 29, 2023 10:27:02 AM

With the common criteria already widely discussed on the web including laser power, work area, axis acceleration and price, in this article we will focus on the 7 additional assessment criteria for choosing a sheet laser cutting system that can have a fundamental impact on return on investment.

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Lasertube and benders systems providing a global service to customers

Dec 26, 2022 11:48:19 AM

Having a single supplier for multiple production equipments offers many advantages: a one-stop-shop for assistance, integration and management of production of different process technologies and a partner to build a long-term and trustful relationship with to face future challenges. That’s why Leku-Ona has chosen BLM GROUP.

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