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ESAB & PLSystems Enter Agreement to Commercialize Hybrid Laser Welder

Florence, SC - ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has signed an agreement with PLSystems of Maine enabling ESAB to integrate PLSystems' patented closed-loop control system into their mechanized laser welding systems. The agreement is the result of a four-year collaboration to develop and commercialize a hybrid laser welding system that combines the benefits of laser welding and GMAW. A key component...

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Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welders employ fiber laser technology.

Combining laser diode pumping and fiber laser resonator technology, Models ML-6300 and ML-6500 deliver 100 and 300 W CW output power, respectively. They offer built-in time and energy-sharing beam distribution options, customer-replaceable output fibers, and visible aiming laser output, as well as built-in integration with scanning weld heads, and fixed focus heads.

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Welding Equipment & Supplies

7500 Series FiberStar Fiber Diode Micro-Welding Workstation

7500 Series FiberStar Workstations offer a significant competitive advantage for today's medical device and micro component assembly marketplace. Fiber Diode technology produces a sharp, focused light beam that consistently melts a very small area of metal. The benefit of this technology is that very little heat is generated at the weld point allowing users to easily weld > 0,05mm from the most...

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Laser Packages cut and weld machine tools.
Electronic Components & Devices

Laser Packages cut and weld machine tools.

Models C5000-E and C6000-E are carbon dioxide laser sources offering 5 kW and 6 kW power. Laser source, CNC, and servomotors are integrated and interfaced as complete system. Laser communicates with CNC via optical bus, and all laser control and diagnostics are integrated into CNC. Historical data for maintenance purposes is logged and can be accessed via CNC screen. Both laser packages can...

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Copper Infiltration Using Wrought Wire Infiltrant - Process and Productivity Improvements for Automotive Components
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Copper Infiltration Using Wrought Wire Infiltrant - Process and Productivity Improvements for Automotive Components

For the past 60 years, the use of copper infiltration on ferrous metals in powder metallurgy has been a popular method for manufacturing high performance components. Recently, a new twist on an old idea has been developed in the form of a new wrought copper alloy wire. With excellent infiltration response as well as the ability to improve numerous physical and mechanical properties of ferrous materials, this new technology presents many advantages for PM processing and production. In this comprehensive white paper, you will explore all you need to know about this material, including an in-depth look at its chemical and physical properties. Using automotive components as examples, the white paper examines the benefits of this new form of copper infiltration compared to more traditional infiltration methods. Download now, and discover if this new technology is the solution for your high performance component application.

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Welding Workstations provide Class I environment.
Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Workstations provide Class I environment.

Utilizing A Series pulsed Nd:YAG Laser Welder, Delta Series Workstations feature steel chassis, class I CDRH compliant work envelope, safety viewing window, safety interlocks, and fume extraction ports. Choice of multi-axis CNC motion stages, control hardware, and Windows® software is available. Additional features include vibration isolation footings, modular control panels, e-stop and fire...

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Laser Welder produces high-speed, crack-free welds.
Welding Equipment & Supplies

Laser Welder produces high-speed, crack-free welds.

Suited for use with aluminum alloys, LW300AL is capable of seam weld speeds up to 40 mm/sec with weld penetration to 600 µ or more. Unit couples laser power into smaller fiber to achieve smaller spot diameters and higher power density to overcome reflective characteristics of aluminum and achieve absorption phase of metal. Features include real-time power feedback, power ramping, and pulse...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Laser Welder meets demands of precision welding.

Pulsed Nd:YAG Laser, Model LW150A provides average output power of 150 W. It features real-time power feedback, 20-segment pulse shaping, power ramp-up and ramp-down, and removable touch-screen controlled pendant. Up to 6 built-in fiber outputs can be configured in Time Share and/or Energy Share modes so applications can be addressed utilizing one or more workstations located up to 30 m apart.

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Pulsed Lasers suit high-speed seam and spot welding.
Electronic Components & Devices

Pulsed Lasers suit high-speed seam and spot welding.

Nd:YAG Models LW300A and LW400A offer average output power from 300-400 W. They feature real-time power feedback, 20-segment pulse shaping, power ramp-up and ramp-down, and removable touchscreen-controlled pendant. Up to 4 built-in fiber outputs can be configured in Time Share and/or Energy Share modes so critical applications can be addressed using one or more workstations located up to 30 m...

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