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.
Australian industry has discovered how this one-stop-shop facility has become a strategic reason not to automatically default to metal fabrication in low cost labor countries.
The LRC 20 hand tool from Suhner grinds, mills and polishs the leading edges and corners of impellers or the insides of narrow pipes that previously could be accessed only with great difficulty.
For pipe drilling and hole cutting, the MagDrill Disrupter 30 from Magswitch/Euroboor uses a uniquely flexible drill base for a superior grip on flat and round pipe outer and pipe inner surfaces a little over two inches in diameter,
The fully automatic DB 622-CNC ‘t bend’ mandrel bending machine from Transfluid performs exact bending of 22 x 2.0 mm round steel tubes, 22 x 1.5 mm stainless steel tubes, and 16 x 1.5 mm square tubes.