75% fewer parts
50% less welding
52% cost reduction
Laser cutting for part consolidation and simple positioning
Example: Guide frame
Before
8 parts, 2 drawings
Angles, bars
Weld, position
16 welding seams
Jigs are required
100% costs
After
2 parts, 1 drawing
Sheet metal
Simple welding, no positioning
8 welding seams
Only chucking is required
Microjoints and manual bending
52% less expensive
75% fewer parts
58% less welding
41% cost reduction
Reducing the number of parts through bending
Example: Roller holder
Before
4 parts
2 angles, 1 tube, 1 bar
Laborious welding, positioning.
12 welding seams
Simple jig required
100% costs
After
1 part
Sheet metal
Simple welding
5 welding seams
Simply chuck in place, no custom jigs required
41% less expensive
67% fewer parts
100% less welding
38% cost reduction
Replacing welding with laser cutting and bending
Example: Cable tray bracket
Before
3 parts
1 tube, 2 bars
Welding, positioning
8 welding seams
Simple jig required
100% costs
After
1 part
Sheet metal
No welding
38% less expensive