Laser Cutting System switches from sheet to tube processing.

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Equipped with single cutting head and single fiber laser up to 4.5 kW, Model LC5 offers automatic loading/unloading and can process both tube and flat sheet in single machine. System can handle bar up to 21 ft in length and tube to 4.75 in. diameter. Processing of sheet metal is fully automatic and allows for sheet up to 5 x 10 ft. In addition to automatic pallet changer, machine has 2 separate 19 in. touchscreen consoles; one on tube cutting side and one on sheet side.

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BLM GROUP USA Introduces New Sheet And Tube Laser Cutting System

The LC5 model provides a single laser source and single cutting head capable of switching from sheet to tube processing all in one machine

BLM GROUP USA, Wixom, MI, (, a global leader in the manufacture of equipment for tube processing solutions has announced the introduction of the LC5. The compact LC5, equipped with a fiber laser up to 4.5kW is the only high production machine with automatic loading and unloading that can process both tube and flat sheet in a single machine.

Thanks to its design, switching from tube to sheet is fast, adding the flexibility fabricators need to expand their laser processing capability.

The LC5 can handle bar up to 21 ft. in length and tube to 4.75 in. dia. The processing of sheet metal is fully automatic and allows for sheet up to 5 ft. x 10 ft. The fiber laser is ideal for cutting both mild steel and highly reflective materials such as stainless steel and for aluminum... The unit is also equipped with an automatic pallet changer and independent controls for both tube and sheet. Further, there are four scrap collection trays for easy scrap management.

The unit features two separate 19 in. touch screen consoles; one on the tube cutting side, one on the sheet side. Optional, for increased automatic production, is one or two sheet storage towers on the loading and unloading side.

The LC5 takes full advantage of the BLM GROUP Enterprise Software solution that incorporates full management of lasers, tube benders, end machining, and cold saws to manage production with real time production feedback.  This optional package incorporated with Artube allows for seamless programming and production management.

BLM GROUP is a global leader in tube processing solutions. Its product line includes laser cutting, cold sawing, bending, end-machining, as well as wire bending machines. With more than 50 years of tube experience and thousands of applications, the BLM GROUP is a leader in the manufacture of tube fabrication equipment.

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