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Old 03-13-2015, 01:21 PM
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Default CNC metal tube cutting

If you've ever done "fab" work with tubing, this is a must watch. I have a plasma, but I don't think I can work at this speed. (Check the very last one in the last ~ minute of the flick for crazy speed)
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Old 03-13-2015, 05:48 PM
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If you've ever done "fab" work with tubing, this is a must watch. I have a plasma, but I don't think I can work at this speed. (Check the very last one in the last ~ minute of the flick for crazy speed)
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That is incredible! I just wish I knew exactly what they were making with those pieces.

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I can has??
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Holy smokes! Is it plasma?
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We have two similar machines at our shop. They cut much smaller tube, .250 diameter, but it's the same tech. IPG Laser cutting with indexing, crazy fast and high production rates. Operators are having a hard time keeping up with two machines that feed 12' long bars of material. Cool stuff.
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Laser eh? How does it avoid cutting all the way through both walls of the tube?
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It has an effective focal point...
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looks a little outside Speski OffRoad's tooling budget.
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Still in early prototype stages, but this tech is going to be a game changer. Think about "printing" a one-off replacement panel for a vintage car in a few hours.


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