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Throw out your rubber bands and twist-wire! Superior Die Set’s Cage Saver retracts ball bearing retainer cages during die-handling and maintenance and protects the assembly from water and detergent during pressure washing.
Powered by a servo drive instead of a flywheel, Karl Klink’s RT-HLKK1000 ball cage punching machine improves cut quality by increasing cutting speed. Two die stations and streamlined retooling process also help shorten cycle times from 10 to 7 seconds.
Under its new corporate name, Mate Precision Technologies looks toward expansion into precision machining. Watch for a major new product release arriving in 2021.
The company remains open and has put mandatory measures in place for employees and visitors to help prevent the spread of the virus. The No. 1 rule directs staff to wash hands for 20 seconds upon arriving to work and after handling incoming or shared material.
Multicyl’s Press in a Box and MultiPunch Linear Rail work together to add versatility to tooling applications and press solutions.
Addition brings Michigan facility size to 59,000 square feet.
They hire Sean Larkin as a technical performance specialist.
The Fibro Electronic Tapping Unit and the Wireless Pressure Monitoring from Fibro enables production stampers to add value, increase throughput and improve operational efficiency.
Jarvis Cutting Tools works directly with machine builders to develop exclusive high-performance taps that address current and future production requirements.
In-die tapping head technology from Hutchison Tool provides a tapping range from #2-56 to 1-1/4-12 or metric M2 to M30 that run in press strokes from 3 in to 20 in.
One simple, high-cycle punch and die operation automatically feeds, punches, inserts and locks the self-piercing FAS-NER from AKH to produce a solid joint in similar or dissimilar metals and thicknesses.
Tooling Tech Group is a single source supplier of everything from die design, simulation and engineering through to die build, repair, try-out and production stampings.
Snow Wins Resistance Welding Award
Tom Snow, chairman of T. J. Snow Co. (Chattanooga, TN) was recognized with the Elihu Thomson Resistance Welding Award at Fabtech 2021, held in Chicago in September.
Hexagon to Build Ecosystem to Help Overcome Challenges in Additive Manufacturing
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced its plan to build a flexible, open additive manufacturing (AM) ecosystem to help overcome complexities in 3D-printing processes and to support customers in building their product development and manufacturing workflows.
GE Additive and Wichita State Team Up to Help Adoption of Metal Additive Manufacturing by DoD
GE Additive and Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding as the cornerstone of a new, collaborative effort aimed at supporting the U.S. Department of Defense‘s accelerated adoption of metal additive manufacturing technology.