Punches and Dies

Clever Turret Press Tooling Produces More Parts In Less Time

Tooling changeover is a priority for this sheet metal job shop, which achieves quick setups, extra durability and increased uptime by using advanced tooling  that makes its turret presses "operate like new."
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Punches and Dies: Articles

Fitting Die Maintenance Into Press Operations

Simulation eliminates the need for additional part runs, measurements and analysis. Corrective actions are minor.
When a die for a production part needs maintenance, finding the least-cost fix in the shortest time is critical. Here are some ways that tooling engineers can achieve time savings of over 80 percent and avoid costly die rework by using next generation root cause software to simulate the iteration process.

 

Punches and Dies: Industry News

New Marketing Director at Wilson Tool

Kelli Williams, Wilson Tool In her new role, she is charged with helping to develop growth-oriented, market-driven strategies that speak to manufacturers’ tooling needs and challenges.
Kelli Williams now leads their strategic marketing and branding initiatives throughout North America.

Mate Appoints Sales Manager for Latin America

Benjamin Harrison, Mate Precision Tooling As the manager of Latin American sales, he is responsible for dealer and direct sales in Mexico and Latin America.
Benjamin Harrison is now responsible for dealer and direct sales in Mexico and Latin America.

Wila USA Appoints Senior VP of Sales & Marketing

Brian Sarno, Wila USA As senior vice president of sales and marketing he is in charge of sales, marketing and operations for the company.
Brian Sarno is now in charge of their sales, marketing and operations.

 

Punches and Dies: Products

FABTECH 2016: Metalform

Booth C-17088: Ideal for repetitive work because the chain does not have to be dismounted, the new Chain Clamp from Lenzkes provides an easy, fast and safe way to hold round or cylindrical work pieces such as valve bodies, flanges, pump housings and pistons.
Take a closer look at some of the metal forming and fabrication technologies that will be exhibited November 16-18 on the show floor in Las Vegas.

Prevent Slugs from Pulling Back Onto the Die Block

Booth C-14051: Now featuring a microscope and tablet with display, the newly upgraded SlugKeeper Machine from DTC Products prevents slugs from pulling back onto the surface of the die block where they can damage the metal production strip, the stamped part, or the stamping die itself.
Featuring a microscope and tablet with display, the newly upgraded SlugKeeper Machine from DTC Products prevents damage to the metal production strip, the stamped part, or the stamping die itself.

Advanced Tooling for Punch Press, Press Brake, Laser Cutting Operations

Booth C-36069: New Ultra QCT Quick Change Tooling, CleanBend Press Brake Tooling and One-Micron Fiber Laser Lenses are impressive additions to the greatly expanded One Source Fabricating Solutions offered by Mate Precision Tooling.
Take a closer look at Ultra QCT Quick Change Tooling, CleanBend Press Brake Tooling, One-Micron Fiber Laser Lenses and more from Mate Precision Tooling.