Messer Cutting Systems will showcase its new Element 400 cutting machine at the upcoming Fabtech Expo, at McCormick Place, Chicago, between 13th-16th September (2021).

The latest innovation from the manufacturer of oxyfuel, plasma and fibre laser thermal cutting machines, Element 400 features a new controller, the Global Connect, with redesigned HMI software and integrated OmniFab compatibly.

Unveiling further details of the product, Messer said the machine can be equipped with many flexible options like plasma bevel cutting, oxyfuel cutting, marking, and cutting tables.

As well as showcasing the Element 400, the company will also highlight the MetalMaster Evolution, a unitised cutting machine with a downdraft table, and the compact Bevel-R™ Rotator.

Ahead of major event, Messer, said, “We are excited for this year’s show because we are going to focus on a holistic approach to improving productivity through the entire workflow of the thermal cutting process.”

Last month Fabtech confirmed the manufacturing trade event will return to McCormick Place in Chicago on 13th-16th September after last year’s event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event brings all aspects of the metal fabricating, forming, welding, and finishing industries together to showcase the technology, innovation, and solutions they provide.

Fabtech 2021 will include well-known companies in the industrial gas industry which are already confirmed as exhibitors including Air Products, Chart, CO2Meter, Computers Unlimited, Fives, Holtec Gas Systems, Hypertherm Inc, John Tillman Co, Linde, Pulsa and WITT Gas Controls.