Harvester manufacturer chooses automated laser cutters

Ottumwa, IA—John Deere, a world leading manufacturer of harvesting machinery, has purchased two Bystronic (Hauppauge, NY) Byspeed, 4kW laser cutters served by a Bycell storage/retrieval tower, for installation in its plant here that assembles hay and forage equipment. A similar, but larger system is being installed at the East Moline, Illinois, Harvester Works to make parts for large combines.

After spending more than one year evaluating laser cutting and automation systems, John Deere, selected the Byspeed for its high-performance cutting of thin gauge materials along with the flexibility provided by the 4kW output power for processing thick plate. Combined with the Bycell automated storage/retrieval system, both facilities are expecting tremendous productivity gains over their existing stand-alone laser systems without automation because the new systems will run 24/7. The new systems include an "extension" feature that allows off-loading of cut parts from an extension table for immediate transfer to forming or assembly.

For more on the Byspeed/Bycell combination, access the company's Web site www.bystronic.com.

Get All the Industrial Laser Solutions News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to Industrial Laser Solutions Magazine or email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now
ILS Blogs
David Belforte
David Beleforte

Let's grow LME

Mon Apr 22 08:51:00 CDT 2013

Looked at manufacturing lately?

Wed Mar 20 09:57:00 CDT 2013

Industrial laser market meets forecast

Fri Mar 08 10:59:00 CST 2013

Photonics West features ultra-fast and fiber lasers

Mon Feb 18 13:31:00 CST 2013

Follow us at Join us on

Twitter - Industrial Laser Solutions

RELATED COMPANIES

PRESS RELEASES

Replacement lenses from II-VI Infrared eliminate need for beam centering

II-VI Infrared, the world leader in CO2 laser optics, is now providing replacement Trumpf Cut Len...

See Article Archive

View Industrial Laser Solutions past articles.

  •  
  •  
  •  
Copyright © 2007-2016. PennWell Corporation, Tulsa, OK. All Rights Reserved.PRIVACY POLICY | TERMS AND CONDITIONS