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Laser Splicing System avoids downtime due to rethreading.

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July 15, 2010 - Used for splicing iron and nickel-based strip alloys, Infinite Web(TM) 355 employs all-in-one design that offers laser welding and cutting with single head. It joins leading and trailing edges of metal coils in strip processing lines, creating continuous feed with no downtime due to rethreading/realignment. Able to service multiple converting lines, standalone mobile system has touchscreen interface, canned programs for selected alloys, and self diagnostics.

Joining Technologies

17 Connecticut South Dr., East Granby, CT, 06026, USA

Original Press Release

Joining Technologies Announces Infinite Web(TM) 355 All-in-One Laser Splicing System

Press release date: July 14, 2010

Avoids costly downtime due to rethreading

Joining Technologies, Inc., an innovator in industrial laser applications, now introduces its latest innovation - Infinite Web(TM) 355 - a laser cutting and welding system for splicing iron and nickel-based strip alloys. The unique all-in-one design incorporates laser welding and cutting with a single head. "It's a quantum leap from the splicing equipment currently seen in the metal converting plants" according to company president Dave Hudson. The system offers a user friendly, streamlined design with optimal safety features. As implied by its name, the Infinite Web(TM) joins leading and trailing edges of metal coils in strip processing lines to create a continuous feed with no downtime associated with rethreading and realignment.

With the ability to service multiple converting lines, the Infinite Web(TM) 355 is a truly mobile, standalone system requiring only one electrical input and minimal operator involvement. The industrial PC-based control system features a touch screen interface, canned programs for selected alloys and proprietary self diagnostics to ensure optimal uptime.

The Infinite Web(TM) is designed to handle a large range of material thicknesses and widths. It uses coaxial optics to verify proper positioning and provide precise and accurate splices. When asked to describe the significance of the machine Dave Hudson states "The Infinite Web(TM) is poised to change the metal converting industry forever".

About Joining Technologies: Headquartered in East Granby, CT, Joining Technologies is an innovator in precision fusion processes, including laser and electron beam welding, laser additive manufacturing and weld system design and integration. The company's extraordinary engineering talent continues to develop economical solutions for joining metal components primarily in the medical device, sensors, aerospace, military, energy and firearms industries. Joining Technologies has created a corporate culture that rewards innovation and teamwork, and continues to invest in infrastructure, making it the most highly evolved and reliable operation of its kind. For more information, call 1.800.266.1966, email sales@joiningtech.com or visit joiningtech.com.

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