JOINING TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES ENHANCEMENTS TO ITS INFINITE WEB® ALL-IN-ONE COIL JOINING SYSTEM
New features facilitate titanium splicing and welding on a bias – ideal for roll forming operations
June 21, 2012
Joining Technologies, Inc., an innovator in industrial laser applications, announces new features and functionality
to its innovative
Infinite Web® all-in-one coil joiner,
a non-contact splicing process that incorporates laser cutting
and welding with a single head. The new features enable the splicing of titanium coils, as well as splicing on a 15 degree
bias as an alternative to forming perpendicular joints. The bias increases the splice’s effective strength by increasing material
at the weld joint, which further enhances the life cycle of downstream equipment by staging the arrival of the welds.
The Infinite Web® dramatically increases throughput, with some customers reporting a greater than 33 percent increase in
plant-wide productivity resulting from improved efficiency and capabilities. With the ability to service multiple converting lines,
the Infinite Web® is a truly mobile, stand-alone system requiring only an electrical input and minimal operator involvement.
The industrial PC-based control system features a touch screen interface, predefined programs for selected alloys, and proprietary
self-diagnostics to ensure optimal uptime.
Designed by welders to handle material thicknesses from 0.002-inch to 0.040-inch, the Infinite Web® uses coaxial optics to
verify proper positioning and provide precise and accurate splices. Both cutting and
welding operations are automatic and
“It’s a quantum leap from the splicing equipment
currently seen in metal converting plants,” said company president Dave Hudson.
“The system offers a user friendly, streamlined design with optimal safety features. The Infinite Web® automatically prepares the
coil ends and delivers the finest weld possible each and every time the Start button is touched, all in less than 3 minutes.”
“The Infinite Web® is poised to change the metal converting industry forever.”
Headquartered in East Granby, CT, Joining Technologies is an innovator in precision fusion processes,
including laser and electron beam welding, laser additive manufacturing, and weld system design and integration.
The company’s extraordinary engineering talent continues to develop economical solutions for joining metal components primarily
in the medical device, sensors, aerospace, military, energy, and firearms industries.
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