Applying academic education into real world applications This week Helensvale State High School Year 10 Student Tyler Maple joined the GCI Group for work experience. Utilising the skills he learnt in his School Graphics class during the week long Work Experience placement at GCI Group. After some initial work placement training in SolidEdge (3D CAD Software) Tyler modeled t...continue...
Trumpf Fibre Laser & STOPA
GCI Group have made a significant investment in new technology & machinery to ensure we are at the forefront of the laser cutting industry, let us introduce the STOPA automated storage system and the new Trumpf 8KW fibre laser. This new equipment has more than doubled the laser cutting capacity of the GCI group! We now have automated sheet metal storage connected to our 4x flat bed laser cutting machines.
This new 8KW Trumpf fibre laser provides efficiencies few in the industry can provide, what this means for our clients is competitive pricing and fast processing times.
We can also now laser cut brass & laser cut copper, this is especially requested in the electrical switchboard industry.
In Other News
Exciting News! GCI's latest addition to expand our capabilities has arrived, the Lismac edge rounding machine! Many of the laser cut parts that GCI process then go on to be powder coated or painted. Best practice as acknowledged in AS2312.2:2014 states that sharp edges must be removed to ensure coating adhesion. The GCI Group have invested in the LISMAC edge rounding machine...continue...