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Optimal preparation of production batches and nesting

Dec 20, 2021 8:28:14 AM

Creating production batches is a key step of tube processing on the shop floor.

The jobs loaded on the machine must contain all the information needed to proceed, including machine movement instructions, geometric details of the part, material characterization and technological options.

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How to optimize material usage in tube laser-cutting

Sep 8, 2021 7:17:18 PM

One of the crucial aspects of batch preparation for tube laser-cutting is the choice of bars for nesting. Material is the main cost factor in a work order and so its optimal management is essential to achieve a positive profit and yield.

With this crucial factor in mind, BLM GROUP has developed ProTube, for nesting, preparing production batches and monitoring them. The software implements advanced functions to make the best use of raw material at all stages of processing (supply, nesting and processing).

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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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