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Laser Welding Goes Manual

Tennessee fabricator adopts laser welding using joystick without robotics

The Fabricator magazine features FWE on cover story!

Welding Supervisor Mike Adams performs an autogenous laser weld on a corner joint. Photo by Micah Beard, Food Warming Equipment Co. Inc.

Laser welding, controlled not with a robot teach pendant but with a joystick. As an upper-tier supplier laser welding cell to showcase.

Food Warming Equipment Co. Inc. (FWE) faces the same challenges as many high-product-mix manufacturers. The company’s Portland, Tenn., plant is the epitome of flexible manufacturing. The commercial food service equipment manufacturer produces on demand, and customers can customize products to the nth degree.

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