For this family-run sheet metal fabricator, moving to Ex-Series servo-electric punch presses solved its power consumption problems and improved productivity at a stroke.
Before investing in that next machine, take a moment to review some of these lean manufacturing aspects of the latest turret press technology to make sure you are getting the best value and strongest competitive advantage for your money.
Punch machines now do much more than simply punch holes. Today it’s all about completing multiple processes on the same machine, such as making up to one inch high flanges, tapping holes, forming, extruding, ribbing, offsetting, removing burrs from parts and more.
Do you need to become more competitive? Here's how to carefully assess the jobs you are quoting with your current press processes and discover how hydraulic press technology will improve your productivity and your bottom line as you compete for smaller lots and varied applications.
Jerry Letendre takes on the chief executive officer role, with plans to execute a growth strategy, fully supported by capital investment, the addition of key engineering staff and increased production capacity.
A global leader in the roll forming industry has aligned itself with an innovative European firm to bring enhanced efficiencies, creativity and service.
American Punch Company announced that their newly updated mobile application is available for a free download.
The B-Series pneumatic press line from Airam Press provides a higher punch velocity through steel than other methods, with a stroke velocity of 2 m to 3 m per second and a flying die able to move in and out of the material is less than 0.10 of a second.
M3048TG and M3058TG turret presses from Murata Machinery incorporate servo-driven ram drives that deliver 33 tons of heavy-duty punching force at 510 hits per minute.
The Hougen®-Ogura® models 75002.5PR and 75004PR hole punching machines feature a lightweight single body construction that allows punching of holes in steel in as little as 2.3 seconds.