Sheet Metal World

New 2d/3d laser offers increased efficiency and productivity
Mon, 30 Jun 2008 09:21:52 GMT
PRIMA North America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative laser cutting systems, has announced today they have introduced the next generation in the DOMINO laser cutting series. The system has the highest axes speed available in its category with hi...

After Arcelor/Mittal More Consolidation Is Inevitable
Wed, 05 Jul 2006 09:35:32 GMT
Consolidation in the global steel industry has accelerated in recent years.The tussle between Mittal Steel and Arcelor that has been going on since January appears to be nearing its endgame at the time of writing. A 30 June Arcelor shareholders meeting is...

Northern Precision's export success continues
Wed, 05 Jul 2006 09:14:42 GMT
The export success story continues at Northern Precision the independent market-leading single-source supplier of fasteners as well as special-purpose turned and cold-formed parts, as Sales Director Steve Smith reports that the Doncaster-based company now...

AP&T involved in European research project that could result in lighter, stronger vehicle parts
Wed, 05 Jul 2006 09:09:21 GMT
Many industries are searching for lighter metal materials. Not least of these is the automotive industry, where lighter components mean lower fuel consumption. At the same time, the requirements in terms of high strength still remain. Demands for metal ma...

Quest Aircraft takes off with JETCAM CADCAM and Nesting software
Mon, 26 Jun 2006 12:55:14 GMT
Quest Aircraft, based in Sandpoint, Idaho, manufactures light aircraft. Founded in 1999 with a staff of 80, the company has recently moved from prototyping into manufacturing and uses a Komo CNC router for all of their sheet metal processing....

Sheetmetalworld launches new free services
Tue, 16 May 2006 17:54:23 GMT
Sheetmetalworld.com, the fabrication manufacturing portal has launched several new free online services that will allow companies to easily sell products to a global audience and promote communication on extremely targeted subjects....

LASERDYNE 790 BeamDirector at EBTEC Corporation gives new capabilities
Tue, 04 Apr 2006 09:05:34 GMT
PRIMA North America, Inc., announced that LASERDYNE SYSTEMS, the world leader in precision multi-axis laser machining systems, delivered a LASERDYNE 790XL BeamDirector Nd:YAG drilling system to EBTEC Corporation, Agawam, MA....

Technical Datasheets Introduced For 3 Dimensional Atom Probe
Tue, 04 Apr 2006 09:01:32 GMT
Oxford nanoScience Ltd has introduced a series of technical datasheets covering a variety of aspects of 3 Dimensional Atom Probe (3DAP) usage, ranging from sample preparation techniques to technical issues and application examples....

EU Steel Price Recovery Now In Place
Tue, 04 Apr 2006 08:59:45 GMT
A recovery in prices has now definitely commenced in the European steel market. In the first two months of this year, despite much talk by the mills, the market saw little actual upward movement. ...

Naval ship superstructure placed on the hull using the Enerpac hydraulic SyncHoist
Tue, 04 Apr 2006 08:48:07 GMT
Perfectly synchronised balance: Instead of the usual two floating cranes, only a single one was available for placing the superstructure - weighing over 600 tons - onto a Multi Role Vessel under construction for the New Zealand Ministry of Defence at Merw...