Mike Kroll

Mike Kroll is the product manager of the TruPunch and TruMatic lines at Trumpf Inc., 111 Hyde Road, Farmington Industrial Park, Farmington, CT 06032, 860-255-6054, Fax: 860-255-6426, mike.kroll@us.trumpf.com, www.us.trumpf.com.

Articles by Mike Kroll(showing 1 to 3)

How Well Do You Know the Capabilities of Your Punch Machine?

New punching machine capabilities make it easy to manufacture a complete part with bends, forms, shear edge quality, all with a finish that is free of scratches, nibble marks or burrs, without any secondary operations.
Are you missing opportunities to produce parts profitably? Which of your parts currently require two or three machines to produce a completed piece? Let’s consider how you might put more profit in your pocket by producing those same parts with just your punching machine.

The Ins and Outs of Punching Technology

The latest punching technology gives fabricators the opportunity to process up to 1 inch high flanges, tap holes, form, extrude, rib, offset, and remove the burrs from parts.(Click on photo to enlarge it)
Punch machines now do much more than simply punch holes. Mike Kroll of TRUMPF explains how today it’s all about completing multiple processes on the same machine, such as making up to 1 in high flanges, tapping holes, forming, extruding, ribbing, offsetting, removing burrs from parts and more.

Not Your Father’s Punching Machine

Do punching machines still have a place in the sheet metal industry? The answer that Mike Kroll of Trumpf provides may surprise you.
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