The world's longest tube cutting machine

December 2005
Industrial Laser Solutions;Dec2005, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p10
The article reports that a metal processing company, Ferral Systems BV has purchased a Balliu LTC 13000 tube cutting laser machine. The machine is capable of cutting 13 m length tubes. This machine is believed to be the world's longest tube cutting machine. The laser system of the machine is 31.5 m in length and 9 m wide, a size that allows the cutting of square tubing up to 150 x 150 mm, rectangular tubing 180 x 100 mm and round tubes up to 215 mm, all in lengths to 13 m. The company is likely to expand it's production capacity by adding a second tube cutting machine, as it is already running at 90 percent capacity across two shifts.


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