Compound beam

Compound beam

A timber beam or rafter built up from a number of pieces either nailed, glued or bolted with connectors.

compound beam, built-up beam

compound beam
A rectangular beam composed of smaller timbers over which planks are nailed on each side; the composite unit is joined together by bolting or by gluing.
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Third Dynamics[TM] enables industry-leading drill, routing, and skiving performance through a combination of ESI's patented compound beam positioning and solid-state optical technologies.
All ESI laser drills incorporate a patented Compound Beam Positioner that enables seven axes of coordinated motion control, eliminating stepping time and abutment errors encountered in the drilling process.
All ESI laser drills incorporate a patented Compound Beam Positioner that enables seven axes of co-ordinated motion control, eliminating stepping time and abutment errors encountered in the drilling process.
Featuring ESI's production-proven, high-speed compound beam positioner coupled with a high-power CO2 laser, the Model 5390 provides user-definable variable pulse width and pulse repetition frequencies of up to 300 kHz for wide range of applications.
ESI's patented Compound Beam Positioner enables placement of the laser spot with very high accuracy while traveling at high speeds.
The MM5800 features a patented compound beam positioner with seven axes of co-ordinated motion control to ensure that there are no stepping time penalties or abutment errors.
Both the 5420 and the 5410 incorporate dual head flexibility and ESI's patented Compound Beam Positioner.
By utilizing the patented Compound Beam Positioner with seven axes of coordinated motion control, there is no stepping time and no abutment errors involved during machining.
The Model 5400 Dual Head Laser Microvia Drilling platform incorporates ESI's patented compound beam positioner.
The Model 5330 incorporates a high power diode-pumped laser and patented compound beam positioning system making it the most versatile laser processing platform.
The 5380 is equipped with ESI's patented Compound Beam Positioner which eliminates stepping time and abutment errors during the drilling process.
The tool's high-repetition-rate laser and field-proven compound beam positioner make the ICP5530 ideal for production-level drilling of blind microvias.