Advanced Manufacturing Media is a leading source for news and in-depth technical information about advanced manufacturing in North America. Elgin, IL—With the new ByStar Fiber 12kW, high speeds and a large spectrum of applications are possible. The ByStar Fiber from Bystronic is being enhanced with a 12kW Fiber laser and a newly designed cutting head which enables the “BeamShaper” option, enabling consistent cutting quality on varied material qualities up to 1.125 inches. To compete for cutting jobs, sheet metal fabricators need to manufacture quickly, flexibly, and cost-effectively. The best cost per cut part and shortest delivery times are decisive for achieving good production utilization. A laser cutting system with its specific components must therefore enable high processing speeds, a reliable cutting process, and low maintenance costs. Those who position themselves this way are awarded jobs that gradually increase revenue and build the foundation for growth, according to the company. In order to support sheet metal fabricators amid growing competition, Bystronic is now launching the ByStar Fiber with 12kW. The fiber laser represents precise Bystronic technology, a stable ...