For punching, shearing (round, square, angle, flat bar), coping, notching and forming in one machine, the MM Series Complete Five-Station Fabrication Center from Kalamazoo Metal Muncher (Plainwell, MI) provides a two-cylinder/two-person operation that allows the punch and shear end to be operated separately, independently and simultaneously at full capacity and speed. MM Series features include:
- Adjustable stroke length up to 9 in.
- Up to 3 in ram size easily adapts to accept over-size / special tooling.
- Easy to change punch and die holder. Die block easily removed to accept unlimited accessories.
- Swing-away stripper gives ready access to the ram stem and makes punch changing quick and easy.
- Standard large throat design increases versatility by accepting special tooling/die sets.
- Standard large table gives the user an ideal work area and accepts up to a 48 in brakeset and large special tooling.
- All work stations are at approximately the same height for ease in material handling.
- Press cylinder is foot pedal activated (rear electric foot control for shear end available).
- Includes complete electrics: 220/440V standard, other voltages available at additional cost by request.
- Comes complete with hydraulic oil and is ready to operate. Lubrication points are marked and easily accessible.
Special capacity options include:
- Hy-performance blade to increase flat bar shearing capacity.
- Adjustable tonnage control feature available.
- Speed-up kit increases ram speed on press and shear end cylinder.
- Available in 40 ton, 70 ton, 100 ton and 135 ton versions.
Kalamazoo Metal Muncher also offers their GB Series Hydraulic Punch Press that is ideal as a dedicated punch press, but easily accepts a wide range of standard and optional accessories or can be fitted with special tooling to allow shearing or forming. The GB Series is a great buy for any shop that needs a solid, dependable, dedicated punch press, yet needs the ability to expand the capabilities of a press to allow shearing or forming for special jobs. Available in 40 ton through 135 ton standard models, the 40 ton press has a 7 in x 9 in throat and the 70 ton, 100 ton and 135 ton machines come standard with a 9 in x 14 in or a 18 in x 18 in throat. Their DP Series Twin Hydraulic Punch Press can double production with two hydraulic punch presses, back-to-back, operated from a single power source. Each punch press has a separate control to allow independent and simultaneous two-person operation at full capacity and speed. Each press can be set up with different tooling to perform separate operations. Punch press optional accessories include:
- Heavy Duty Gauging Table
- Press Production Table
- Structural Die block
- Standard 4-Way Brake Set
- Special Brake Die Holder
- Pipe Notcher
- Pipe Shear
- Channel Shear
- Mitering Angle Shear
- Rod Shear
- Spear Point (Picket) Tooling
- Adjustable Work Support Roller
- Over-sized 28XX and Special Punches and Dies
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