Metal Forming & Fabricating
Material forming through stamping, notching, punching, bending, shearing, drawing and more using machinery such as mechanical presses, hydraulic presses, punch presses, turret punch presses, press brakes, shears, hydroforming machines, cold forming machines, hot forming machines and other equipment assisted by Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Computer Numerical Control (CNC), automation and robotics.
British engineering company Charles Thompson Ltd breaks ground with a scarce source possibly never seen before – a heat exchanger component rolled from an unusually thick (40 mm) flat plate.
The new P230B from Marvel Manufacturing is ideal for high production machine and features a 9 in maximum capacity on rounds and a 6.3 in maximum capacity on squares.
Along with adjustable piston stroke distance, central lubrication systems, electrical back gauges, working lights and five individual workstations each machine, these seven new ironworkers from Marvel Manufacturing offer punching and shearing tonnage ranging from 50-192.
Intelli-CAM from OMAX seamlessly generates tool paths from 3D models and further simplifies the cutting of complex, precision parts.