Laser cutting machine
Knuth’s German-made laser cutting
machine is a compact cutting system
for flexible use. Equipped with either
a CO2 or fiber laser, it is suitable for
a workshop environment. The machine’s small footprint and
flexibility make it appropriate for use in a variety of industrial
applications for single parts and small-batch production.
Knuth Machine Tools USA Inc.
CAD/CAM and nesting software
nesting software delivers comprehensive programming of CNC punching,
cutting, and combination machine
tools. The CAD/CAM software adapts to
the nesting and CNC programming requirements of organizations from sheet
metal job shops to production environments. A variety of configuration options are available, from interactive to
CNC structural fabrication systems
has introduced a dual-gantry system
that incorporates CNC drilling, milling, tapping,
countersinking, counterboring, scribing, and cutting. The system incorporates both oxyfuel and plasma for weld
prep and shape cutting.
In addition, the company exhibited
Intelligent Steel Fabrication for the
processing of structural steel. The CNC
structural drilling lines comprise sub-axis positioning for not only drilling, but
also for milling of copes, rat holes, weld
prep, and larger cutouts as required.
The systems include automatic tool
changers interfaced with direct-drive
spindle technology to help maximize
the horsepower at the tool with speeds
up to 5,000 RPM.
Turkish Machinery Group
The Turkish Machinery Group had 24
companies participating at FABTECH.
Zeynep Erkunt-Armağan, board
member of Turkish Machinery Group,
noted that the U.S. is a huge market.
She explained that the U.S. comes second after Germany for having the highest share of Turkish machinery exports.
“Turkey’s machinery export to the
U.S., which amounted to nearly $1 billion, increased 18 percent and the U.S.
share of Turkey’s total machinery export reached 6. 5 percent as compared
to the previous year,” she said.
Turkish Machinery Group
Tube bending, cutting, end forming
Sharpe Products, an ISO 9001:2008-registered contract manufacturer, offers custom CNC pipe/tube bending and rolling,
tube laser cutting, and fabrication services. Using the latest
tube bending machinery and inspection technology, the company’s bending team is equipped to bend pipe and tube up to
6 in. OD and has experience bending steel, stainless steel, and