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October 22, 2014
Plasma cutting or laser cutting? How about both?
The fiber excels at gauge material, but for thick plate, not so much—at least that was the common story. But just within the past few years, the story has changed.
“The traditional view is if you’re cutting thicker than 7 gauge, you... Read more...
June 16, 2014
FAB 40: Cupples J&J Co. builds and builds capacity
Several years out from the Great Recession, Cupples J&J Co. Inc. needed capacity. The Jackson, Tenn., fabricator—No. 10 on this year’s FAB 40 — had 11 CO2 lasers ranging from 3 to 6 kW, and all that just wasn’t enough.
So Jeff... Read more...
January 27, 2009
Don't rule out plasma for cutting aluminum
Plasma cutting isn't new. But like any technology, it has its share of new developments. In any discussion about how to cut metal, it's right up there with laser and waterjet. The technology gets a bad rap, though, when the discussion turns to... Read more...
July 15, 2008
Making sense of metal cutting technologies
It's the question heard 'round the metal fabricating world: What metal cutting technology makes the most sense?
Unfortunately, the answer to the question cannot be covered in one simple statement. The answer depends on the metal being cut,... Read more...
December 13, 2005
A change by design
A Great Dane just happens to watch over the entrance of Great Dane Trailers. You don't become a big dog in manufacturing without knowing about technology and innovation. For the last 100 years, Great Dane Trailers has followed that... Read more...
October 11, 2005
Making the sale
Why do some people purchase only Ford trucks while others believe in Dodge or Chevy products? Similarly, why do some companies prefer Strippit precision punches, while others favor TRUMPF, Murata, Finn-Power, Whitney, or Amada America? Is... Read more...
June 8, 2004
Plasma pleases plenty
In case you missed it, check out this excerpt from the article "National research programs explore plate welding for shipbuilding" in the March 2004 issue of The FABRICATOR®: One project objective is to introduce laser cutting... Read more...
August 8, 2002
Forty years ago no one would have thought it possible to cut plate steel with focused light. Over time it has not only become possible but common in manufacturing operations. However, making this science fiction into fact wasn't enough,... Read more...
July 25, 2002
Estimating your cutting costs
The recent recession has created a new standard for many fabricators: When capacity exceeds work, the reality is that cost does matter—more than ever before. Many fabricators bid on jobs simply to fulfill short-term needs: to keep... Read more...