New Fiber Laser Tube Cutting Machine From Tube Form Solutions
05/14/2016

Tube Form Solutions announces the New SLT 152 Fiber Laser Tube Cutting Line From SOCO Designed for High Speed Production and Tube Fabrication Line Integration

Online PR News – 14-May-2016 – Elkhart, IN – Tube Form Solutions introduces SOCO’s newest generation in tube and tube profiles processing technology – the SLT 152 fiber laser tube cutting System. With over 30 years of experience in design and manufacturing experience in tube cutting technology, Tube Form Solutions specializes in tube fabrication solutions for the Tube and Pipe processing industries; The new SLT 152 Laser Tube Cutting Line is the ultimate solution for joining multiple machining processes in one integrated system for maximum flexibility, automation and performance.

“This amazing new fiber laser cutting system brings an added dimension to our customers looking for end to end tube fabrication processing expertise. We offer anything a tube processor would need in terms of equipment, tooling, service, and support. This laser addresses the need in the market for a robust, cost effective, system that integrates with all of the other automation and processing equipment needed to fabricate tubes”, says Mike Thomas, President Tube Form Solutions.

The SLT 152 Fiber Laser Tube Cutting Line is ideal for applications that include:- Round Tube: O.D.20 - 152- Square Tube: 20 x 20 – 120 x 120- Rectangular Tube: 20 x 20 and Max.O.D.150- Oval Tubes- L-shaped and C-shaped profiles- Mild Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminum materials.

The SLT 152 Fiber Laser seamlessly integrates with other tube fabrication automation including, automatic tube bundle loading with material alignment, automatic material alignment, automatic feeding and rotation, and automatic unloading systems with a conveyor.The SLT 152 Fiber Laser Tube Cutting System handles all laser cutting processes including straight & angle cutting, as well as slotting, tube marking, notching, and hole marking.

The SLT 152 fiber laser tube cutting machine features a capacity of up to tube O.D. of 152 mm and cutting lengths up to 2000mm or 3000mm (longer lengths by request). This cutting system can process tubes with a wall thickness from 0.6 - 6.0mm (Mild Steel).

The SLT 152 system is equipped with 1.0 kW (Standard) or 2.0 kW (Optional) laser resonator, multi-axis CNC controls with touch screen Interface, SOCO CAD-CAM system for Tubes and Profiles with built-in nesting, and the SOCO i2 ( Intelligent interface) 3D operation software.

The enclosed workstation, laser resonator cooling, and Fume extraction systems provide for maximum operator safety manufacturing environment friendliness. Options include seam detection before laser cutting, mandrel for spatter extraction, feeding & unloading length detection, and automatic laser cutting path planning.

Check out the SLT 152 Fiber Laser Tube Cutting Line in action in this video.

Contact us to learn more about our full line of end forming machinery, to request more information about the SLT 152 Fiber Laser Tube Cutting Line, or let us help you find the right automated solution for your application!

About Tube Form Solutions:

Tube Form Solutions supplies equipment for the entire tube fabrication process. We work with your team during the entire tube fabrication life cycle from design to retrofit and every stage in between. Our tube fabrication equipment lines are focused on the main processing steps including tube benders, end formers, chamfering and end finishing, tube punching, tube sawing, and tube cutting. Our services include design, equipment specification, tooling, installation, training, retrofits, rebuilds, and one-site repair. We are the one stop shop for all tube fabrication needs.

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