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Laser Precision Beer

Some trick tap handles one of our engineers designed up for a local brewery.  We don't normally do smaller jobs like this at Lean Machine but sometimes you have to break the rules.  I think the results show that if you have access to the most advanced equipment in the world the possibilities are endless.

Normally cutting 10g thick steel with this much detail would result in a glob of molten metal left on the table but our HK laser and a great programming sequence made it happen.  The rear handle is Stainless Steel and the front handle is Mild steel.

Normally cutting 10g thick steel with this much detail would result in a glob of molten metal left on the table but our HK laser and a great programming sequence made it happen.  The rear handle is Stainless Steel and the front handle is Mild steel.

Assemblies

Assemblies

A huge part of Lean Machine's business is assembling parts.  We offer a complete solution to our customers because we can design, cut, machine, bend, weld, and assemble parts.  This article is an example of an assembly that we laser cut out of galvanized sheet, bend on a CNC brake, and assemble.  To get consistent parts, we also designed and built a jig. The jig was laser cut, welded, machined, and assembled all in our shop.

Here is the jig sitting on an assembly table.  Notice the part numbers of each sub-component are laser cut into the jig.

Here is the jig sitting on an assembly table.  Notice the part numbers of each sub-component are laser cut into the jig.

The galvanized steel sub-components are placed on the jig and bolted together.

The galvanized steel sub-components are placed on the jig and bolted together.

The stacking method is planned out ahead of time to make sure counting and sorting of completed parts is easy. 

The stacking method is planned out ahead of time to make sure counting and sorting of completed parts is easy.