It’s easy to become overwhelmed by Industry 4.0, but just because you can doesn’t mean you should. The most-effective approach: Determine specific press-production needs, then explore digital solutions.
Industrial Automation Tool Changers allow for quick and easy changing
of press tooling and transfer equipment. ATI offers a wide selection of
Tool Changer models to cover a variety of applications. Key features
include: Excellent repeatability, high rigidity, and a lightweight and
have 40 years of experience in providing line-side and plant-wide
lubrication solutions. Using a comprehensive approach, we assess your
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While still committed to being a preferred supplier of some of the most challenging parts a metal stamper could ever provide—medical-industry OEMs count on the firm to develop and manufacture their most challenging parts, and ongoing miniaturization brings new challenges every day—Weiss-Aug Co., East Hanover, NJ, has begun to take on larger medical parts, as well as new work for the automotive industry. For this work, Weiss-Aug recently commissioned three new 70-ton straightside presses (Nidec Minster P2H-63 models).
Pepperl+Fuchs products to your in-die sensing program helps prevent die
crashes by detecting faults before the die closes. Overall productivity
is increased, as the sensors eliminate time lost due to
maintenance/repairs and bad-part sorting. Designed to withstand the
pressroom environment, they monitor work pieces, holding tools, stripper
plates, pilot holes, and more.
metal fabrication shop at Decimet Sales Inc. is enjoying the benefits
of a new rapid response cell, building up its rapid prototyping acumen
to avoid interrupting the flow of production, and turning prototype jobs
in one or two days.
Tower connects metal stampers and tool shops with advanced metalworking fluid technology. With hazard-free products and 88 years of experience, you’ll get the best lubricant solution for your process. Let us help you solve a problem or simply make life easier. Start 2022 off right and contact Tower today!
Join MetalForming magazine editorial director Brad Kuvin as he meets with Stephan Robertson, Simpac America’s general manager and vice president of sales and operations, during FABTECH 2021. Robertson discusses the firm’s new XR (extended reality) technology, the electric-vehicle revolution and its impact on metal stampers, and the important role that equipment OEMs play in providing service and support to metal stampers.
this final installment of a three-part series, we explore the effects
that coil-feed height and pilot-release timing have on process
efficiency and accuracy.
Lights-Out Fabrication at Silicon Valley Job Shop With a new lineup of productive servo-electric press brakes inhouse, Northern California sheet metal job shop A & J Precision needs to ensure a consistent flow of material from upstream processes—namely, cutting and punching operations. Helping to keep its press brakes busy: a new combination punch-laser machine.