Quality Tool introduces turret laser

Quality Tool, Inc. adds turret punch/laser with proprietary driver software

New system combined with unique software boosts production capacity, quality and performance while reducing costs and lead times

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Quality Tool, Inc., a metal-fabrication contract manufacturer based in St. Paul, Minn., has added a new-generation turret punch/laser system, the Amada® EMLK3610NT, with an energy-efficient servo-electric drive system. This equipment delivers high-speed, tight-tolerance punching and laser cutting in combination with forming capability and automated load/unload material handling systems.

Specially programmed software makes Quality Tool’s deployment of the EMLK3610NT unique in the industry. Quality Tool directed the development of customized software for integration with the EMLK3610NT. Quality Tool’s solution makes real-time dynamic nesting possible and minimizes cost through reduction of setup and production time, scrap and lead times. This unrivaled performance is achieved while holding more precise tolerances for increased accuracy and quality.

The EMLK3610NT is specifically designed for efficient production of short-run and complex sheet metal parts. It is capable of delivering 500 HPM on 1-inch centers, the highest hit rate available today. The turret/laser handles up to 8-gauge material in 10-foot sheets (8 feet without repositioning).

In addition to manufacturing, Quality Tool provides design engineering, product development assistance, rapid prototyping and inventory management system implementation.

For more information or to receive a quotation, visit www.qualitytool.com or contact info@qualitytool.com or +1 651-646-7433 or 1-866-997-4647.

Quality Tool is a contract manufacturer that serves industries including medical, computing, industrial, telecommunications and defense. The company produces fabricated sheet metal parts, stampings, laminated bus bars, CNC machined parts, weldments and mechanical assemblies. Quality Tool also has a design and prototype division that specializes in design for manufacturability. Quality Tool has 50 years of manufacturing history. The company’s domestic facilities are located in St. Paul, Minn., and Brookings, S.D. The company has a strategic global partner in Shenzhen, China.