How to prepare your shop for a smooth installation that gets your new machinery up and running efficiently and as quickly as possible so it can begin generating money for your company.
A new IT services platform supports the entire production value chain – regardless of the manufacturer – with modular solutions that allow shops to transition into Industry 4.0 at their own speed, step by step.
There is still a place for punching in fabrication, and here are some practices and applications to get the best performance out of your punching equipment.
You may discover a whole new profit method in a combination processing machine that can produce all of the geometries you need at the same cost, regardless of the number of parts required.
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.
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This ultra-modern, flexible Industry 4.0-connected facility helps visitors advance their sheet metalworking by illustrating what’s possible inside an integrated Smart Factory.
This sales and support office will strengthen their operations in Mexico with a more active presence in this growing market.
Ideal for handling full-size blank sheets and finished parts, FS Tower Series cell stocker systems from Murata Machinery can double the production of a stand-alone machine and provide lights out, unattended operation during breaks, shift changes, lunch and after hours, as well as more consistent production to improve job estimates and costs.
To economically increase the variety of parts they manufacture, sheet metal fabricators can covert and upgrade the modular TruPunch 1000 from TRUMPF into the new TruMatic 1000 combination punch laser machine.
FA-P advanced automation on the Strippit-PX punch press from LVD provides dynamic load/unload capacity, smart part picking and a large area for stacking punched parts directly onto designated pallets from sheets up to 120 in x 60 in by 4 mm thick from two shuttle tables with a maximum capacity of 6,600 lb.