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Best cutting technology for the fabrication of steel structures

Mar 29, 2021 6:58:15 PM

The steel construction sector demands radical changes in the processes used to cut H, C and IPE type tubes and profiles and to prepare them for successive fabrication steps. There is an increased demand to construct ultra-modern structures. The ever-increasing complexity of forms and requirement of esthetically appealing appearances present a growing fabrication challenge. This modern trend is also seen in residential buildings. Additional aspects of the modern trend are eco-sustainability and the need to complete the projects in shorter time frames to reduce costs.

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Right or left-hand or right and left-hand tube bender in automatic process

Mar 17, 2021 7:03:19 PM

The bending direction of a tube bending machine is determined by looking down on the bend die. If it rotates clockwise when bending it is “right-hand”. Conversely, if it rotates counter clockwise, it is “left-hand”.

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Advantages and limits of tube 3D laser cutting

Mar 8, 2021 5:26:04 PM

3D laser cutting offers expanded opportunities but requires adequate technical solutions to obtain the desired quality and robustness of results.

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Sheet Metal Fabricator Expands its Capabilities

Feb 23, 2021 5:24:11 PM

B&J Inc. was originally incorporated in 1975 by the company’s founder as a Machine Shop. B&J was soon recognized for its high-quality work by its customers, and the opportunities allowed the company to expand its operations by adding sheet metal fabrication capabilities as its main source of revenue. B&J, Inc manufactures assemblies/sub-assemblies & components for various industries such as: Gaming/Entertainment, Water Utilities, Automotive, Medical, and Fitness industries, to name a few.

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All you need to know about radial heads

Feb 10, 2021 11:48:30 AM

The radial heads that can be fitted on transfer systems for tubes and bars are numerically controlled tool holders capable of considerably increasing the capability of the system and make feasible a wide variety of parts.

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How a Lasertube can improve your OEE

Jan 25, 2021 6:24:19 PM

Whether you are a subcontractor or an OEM, you hear about efficiency, flexibility, and productivity every day. These three buzzwords accompany the productive life of every company and are fundamental in today's market.

Sure, having a goal is crucial, but how do you know if you're moving in the right direction? How can you calculate the level of efficiency, productivity, and flexibility of your production system? More importantly, how can you improve it? By how much and what tools are needed?

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Multiple operations on a single Lasertube system

Jan 18, 2021 10:17:25 AM

This is the age of integration, of the All-In-One to reduce operations and optimize production. We want to have everything under control, constantly measured and compared. We want all the information stored in an organized manner because we do not know when we are going to need it again, but we know that we will. We are always on the lookout for more and more sophisticated tools to manage a growing complexity and demand.

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How to choose the transfer system that best suits your needs?

Jan 13, 2021 5:00:58 PM

Transfer system consist of several automatic machining operations working in parallel to produce a finished part, ready for assembly. The simultaneous and high-speed processing is ideal for high-volume production.

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How to make the most of a virtual demonstration

Dec 18, 2020 7:00:00 PM

As a result of the COVID-19 epidemic and the resulting restrictions in social contacts, gatherings and movement of people as well as international trade fairs and open houses have ground to a halt and many manufacturers have decided to showcase their products online.

But what does that mean for the customers?
How can you prepare yourself to make the most of a virtual demonstration?

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Criteria Checklist for selecting the right tube bending machine

Dec 10, 2020 10:30:00 AM

If you are considering buying a tube bending machine, this checklist will help you to select the most suitable machine to satisfy your requirements. This is a basic guideline that explains the important parameters involved.

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