Technical Articles

SigmaTEK Systems, LLC has published these technical articles:

(Lasers)
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Running a laser is expensive. Any movement made by the machine that doesn't involve cutting material is a wasted movement, causing wear and tear on the machine and costing time. Let's explore four... (View Full Article)
(Engineering Services)
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Sheet metal nesting at A.W. Mercer (Boyerton, PA) was a growing problem. Because nested parts did not efficiently utilize material, engineers were forced to spend an inordinate amount of time manually... (View Full Article)
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Bartco Lighting (Huntington Beach, CA) is a manufacturer of spec-grade linear fluorescent and LED lighting fixtures supplying the world's hospitals, colleges, museums, retail stores, office buildings,... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Scientific Software)
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A look at the bending process... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Scientific Software)
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BST's manufacturing process was plagued by a number of common problems: *How can material be utilized more completely? *What is the best nesting software beyond the limited versions that comes with... (View Full Article)
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What are composites? Benefits of composites:... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Scientific Software)
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Dennis Nadolsky has a lot on his shoulders. For several months the software guru has been, in essence, bringing into the 3-D CAD world some of the ideas that changed Diamond Heavy Haul from a... (View Full Article)
(Engineering Services)
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Here are the 4 things you REALLY need to know about Industry 4.0:... (View Full Article)
(Lasers)
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What you're cutting, where you're cutting and how you're cutting should be considered when developing a maintenance plan.... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Scientific Software)
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Nothing wastes time on a busy shop floor like rework; and nesting software at LNS Turbo simply wasn't carrying its load. Although overly complex, the software lacked the sophistication needed to... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Scientific Software)
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When Louis Veilleux and Mario Ferland purchased Metal Bernard, the CAD/CAM nesting software already included SigmaNEST. When another facility was added they wanted common, flexible nesting software to... (View Full Article)
(Engineering Services)
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SigmaNEST delivers the highest level of automation. Otis wanted "On Demand" functionality allowing files to be created in the MRP; and easily opened in SigmaNEST or SimTRANS. Enhancements were added... (View Full Article)
(Lasers)
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Maintenance. A word that laser machine owners know, but a practice that is often overlooked. Imagine the headache of trying to complete a job on time, only to have your machine down because of... (View Full Article)
(Engineering Services)
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Nesting and cutting more than 12,000 steel panels for construction of the Barclay's Center was a major concern. A powerful nesting solution was critical to get the full-range of steel plate sizes... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Scientific Software)
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Tampa Bay Steel has seen impressive results since implementing SigmaNEST.... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Scientific Software)
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DeWys Manufacturing (Marne, MI) provides sheet metal fabrication to 11 industries and 115 customers throughout the United States. They have come a long way from simply utilizing fabrication equipment... (View Full Article)