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Walcarius shakes up the construction world with 3D laser cutting

Oct 19, 2021 7:39:02 PM

The Belgian based metal construction company Walcarius NV wanted to stand out in the steel construction world by exploiting tube and beam machining and their interlocking potential offered by 3D laser cutting.

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Lasertube LT8 – choose the configuration that suits your requirement

Jun 25, 2021 9:13:59 AM

BLM GROUP debuted the LT8 in 2006. It became an instant success. Over the years the technology evolved and the LT8 became LT8.10 and later the LT8.20. The LT8 family is the most popular Laser tube cutting system in the world. 

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Tubular Frame Fabrication: Endless Innovation with Lasertube & Artube

Jun 9, 2021 4:07:45 PM

When you think of tube, normally you think of it as a fluid carrier – a water pipe, a gas line or a fuel line. You don’t think of a tube as a structural element, even if we see several examples of tube being used as a structural element in our daily lives. 

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The differences between laser and plasma in tube cutting

May 20, 2021 9:31:41 PM

The differences between laser and plasma cutting in sheet metal are well known but what are the criteria for choosing between them when cutting tubes and profiles?

Laser cutting and plasma cutting are two technologically different metal cutting methods. As can be expected, the characteristics of the cut, the types of applications and the benefits they can offer are also different.

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Sheet laser cutting – features that optimize performance!

Apr 12, 2021 12:38:55 PM

When one thinks of BLM GROUP’s laser machines, one immediately thinks of Lasertube systems.

It is quite natural that BLM GROUP is firmly associated to laser tube cutting as the technology was invented, developed and brought to the current level of reliable high productivity systems, by BLM GROUP.

This spectacular success in the tube sector sometimes makes people forget that BLM GROUP has been manufacturing laser sheet cutting systems for the past 30 years.

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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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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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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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