Rollomatic establishes laser business unit, names senior engineer

November 23, 2021 - 09:15pm

Will NashRollomatic Inc., a subsidiary of Rollomatic Holding Switzerland, has formed a separate business unit within Rollomatic Inc. for the product range of laser cutting machines.

In line with this restructuring, Will Nash was promoted to the position of senior applications and sales engineer.

Rollomatic is a world-leading builder of CNC 5-axis laser cutting machines for ultra-hard materials such as polycrystalline diamond. “We selected Will Nash for this role based on his extensive experience in laser cutting applications. His support-oriented customer approach and his skills in training customers will benefit the company. Will [Nash’s] qualities, such as his passion for ultra-hard materials and his motivation to push the technology into unchartered territories, are key to expand the sales of the Rollomatic laser cutting machine.” said Joe Kane, Group Chief Operating Officer, North America. “Will Nash will be instrumental in advancing both the technology and Rollomatic’s capabilities for laser cutting.”

Prior to joining Rollomatic Inc USA in 2012, Will Nash spent several years as maintenance technician in the CNC machine tool industry where he acquired knowledge and skills in providing support to production equipment. One year before starting at Rollomatic, he managed his own business.

Nash started his career at Rollomatic as applications engineer for the CNC grinding machines where he successfully participated in test grinding, customer training, machine installations and trouble shooting.

One of his specialty is to work with operators, help them to improve their laser cutting production and find specialized solutions for “difficult-to-cut” ultra-hard materials.

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Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.

  • grinding


    Machining operation in which material is removed from the workpiece by a powered abrasive wheel, stone, belt, paste, sheet, compound, slurry, etc. Takes various forms: surface grinding (creates flat and/or squared surfaces); cylindrical grinding (for external cylindrical and tapered shapes, fillets, undercuts, etc.); centerless grinding; chamfering; thread and form grinding; tool and cutter grinding; offhand grinding; lapping and polishing (grinding with extremely fine grits to create ultrasmooth surfaces); honing; and disc grinding.

  • polycrystalline diamond ( PCD)

    polycrystalline diamond ( PCD)

    Cutting tool material consisting of natural or synthetic diamond crystals bonded together under high pressure at elevated temperatures. PCD is available as a tip brazed to a carbide insert carrier. Used for machining nonferrous alloys and nonmetallic materials at high cutting speeds.


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