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LVD Strippit has kept its New York plant and all four of its North American support facilities open during the pandemic to continue supplying parts and aftermarket service to essential manufacturing businesses. And when remote service isn’t enough, their techs hit the road to keep customers’ equipment running smoothly.
LVD Strippit expands its Dyna-Press Series with the 40/15 Pro. The 40-ton press brake can be combined with an industrial robot to create an automatic Dyna-Cell bending cell.
LVD Strippit’s Dyna-Cell with Easy-Form Laser in-process adaptive bending system and programming wizard ensure the desired angle from the first bending operation. Together, the features facilitate automated bending at speeds up to 1 inch (25 mm) per second.
The existing management team of METALfx remains and also owns a meaningful equity stake in the business.
Fabricators can easily switch from strictly 2D laser cutting to punch-laser processing with the economical, compact and automation-friendly TruMatic 1000 fiber combination punch-laser machine from TRUMPF.
The 47-station Strippit E-1225 servo-electric turret punch press from LVD Strippit quietly delivers 20 metric tons of punching capacity and can form higher lances, louvers, embossments or card guides on worksheets up to 49.2 in x 98.4 in.
As the metal fabrication business remains strong, watch for more shops to adopt digitization, the principles of Industry 4.0 and integrated process flow as they move toward smaller batch sizes, shorter lead times, high-mix parts to compete – and to address the lack of skilled labor.
Five different types of shear grinds for punch press tooling can reduce the amount of punching force required, increase tool life when side loading is not a concern, and minimize the amount of wear on the machine. Here are some tips on how to choose the correct option for a specific application.
They plan to open a new technology center in Costa Mesa, CA, in early 2019.
Demands are growing for sheet metal fabricators to mark their parts during production for product traceability in the field and better efficiencies in the shop, but many part identification systems can add an unnecessary secondary process. Whenever possible, consider finding ways to incorporate part marking into a manufacturing step that is already required. Here are some ways to use the equipment that you already have.
The Muratec LS3015GC fiber laser from Murata Machinery cuts through steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, bronze and other ferrous and nonferrous metals, while their Motorum M2044TS turret punch press uses a servo-electric punch drive system that incorporates the latest ram drive design.
Faster Turret Press and Press Brake Setups, Improved Slitting of Thick Materials, and Fiber and CO2 Laser Cutting
Mate Precision offers QCT Metric quick change tool-less tooling, the Versadie HD clamp clearing system that uses unique design features to improve slitting thick materials, and Laser Accessories to help shops improve their fabricating efficiency.
Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show Returns
The 17th Biennial Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show (WIMTS) will be held Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. The event will be held in West Allis, at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, in the Exposition Center.
Velo3D Expands Team by Hiring a Head of Investor Relations and a VP of Sales for North America
As it prepares to become a public company, Velo3D Inc. (Campbell, CA) has announced two new senior positions: 1) VP of investor relations and 2) VP of sales for North America.