The Best CNC Plasma Cutter to Use for Structural Steel Fabrication

BeamCut, industry-leading CNC plasma cutting technology for structural steel fabricationCNC plasma cutting technology is an essential component of fabricating structural steel beams and plates. That’s because the plasma generated by the cutting torch is hot enough to melt through the typically thick structural steel materials and leave behind clean cut paths. And with CNC controls automating the fabrication process, cutting mistakes are all but eliminated and production can be sped up. Indeed, the benefits of CNC plasma cutting tables as they relate to structural steel fabrication are widely known. BeamCut—one of the most advanced CNC plasma cutting machines on the market—delivers these benefits and more, providing a significant return on investment for shop owners.

Here’s why BeamCut is revered among structural steel fabricators:

It Can Cut Nearly Any Shape or Profile You Need for Your Project

BeamCut is equipped with a six-axis robotic arm from FANUC, a leading manufacturer of automated robotic technology. The robotic arm can bevel 360 degrees, making short work of nearly any shape or profile your project calls for, including pipe and HSS. It is also three times stronger and lasts three times longer than the industry standard.

It Eliminates Cutting Mistakes and Related Costs

BeamCut’s CNC software allows fabricators to manually calibrate cutting tolerances, nest parts, and track robotic cutting paths before the work begins. This allows for quick identification and remedying of mistakes before they can happen. Fewer cutting errors means less wasted materials and costs. Additionally, the CNC software comes with a fully loaded library of the industry’s most popular shapes and profiles.

It Requires Only One Technician to Operate

Another way BeamCut can help shop owners reduce their operating costs is by making it easier to maintain a lean workforce. One technician can load the material, press the start button, and unload the material, and BeamCut requires no specialized (and potentially costly) training for your staff. With only one technician needed, material handling can be minimized, which in turn ultimately makes for a safer work environment.

It Speeds Up Production

Thanks to its all-in-one design, BeamCut replaces drill lines, band saws, punches, layout and marking stations, and coping and grinding stations, performing all the functions of these tools in one pass. With CNC software controlling the robotic arm, BeamCut removes production pinch points and can reduce turnaround times by as much as 80%. That’s an impressive return on investment!

Other Features of BeamCut

In addition to its state-of-the-art robotic arm and advanced CNC software, BeamCut is equipped with the following features, all included as standard:

  • Photo-laser profiling and linear-laser measuring
  • CAM/CAD software
  • Hypertherm X-Definition plasma
  • Zero backlash drive system
  • Remote real-time monitoring technology
  • A safety enclosure that exceeds OSHA safety and air-quality standards

Learn More About How BeamCut Improves Structural Steel and Plate Fabrication

If you own a structural steel fabrication shop and you’re looking to take your business to the next level of success, contact us today to learn how BeamCut can help. When you do, be sure to ask about the free and unlimited lifetime support that will be included with your purchase.