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BTM Adds Tube Laser at Minnesota Facility

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BTD Manufacturing is adding a new high-performance tube laser to its production facility in Lakeville, Minn. The BLM 4K Fiber LT7 Tube Laser allows BTD to enhance production rates while providing the highest quality products to a variety of industries, including recreational vehicles, lawn care, construction and agriculture.

“This is just one of several equipment improvements we’ve implemented in the last few months,” said Paul Gintner, BTD Manufacturing president. “We’re excited to see how these improvements will help us better serve our customers through high-quality parts, expanded capabilities and faster lead times.”

With the new LT7, BTD can process a variety of materials, including aluminum, stainless steel and steel with the fastest production rates and highest quality levels on the market, the company claims. The machine also allows BTD to meet a wide range of customer’s specifications, from round, square and rectangular profiles to special shaped tubes, angle iron, channel and flat bar. The tube laser offers optimal cutting performance even on thick-walled steel for weld preparations and interlocking joints with a plus-minus 45-degree tilt.

In addition to the LT7 Tube Laser, the Lakeville facility also recently added a new TRUMPF 5030 10K Fiber TruLaser to its production.