Punching technology: fast tool setup
- November 3, 2015
TRUMPF's TruPunch 2000 is designed with fast tool setup, rotation of all tools and a rigid punching head for complex jobs.
We are at a critical point in the history of our sector and country
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by Tim Wilson
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No matter how large a piece of metal is, there’s a machine somewhere that can bend it into the shape you want.
by Kip Hanson
Photos by Rolland Gombert
Investing in new equipment in economic downturn pays off for Alberta fabrication company
American Punch Co. is expanding its manufacturing facility in Euclid , OH, to better service its North American customers.
Ontario shop’s investment in automated bending pays off
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The MetalMaster Xcel high performance plasma/fiber laser machine from Messer Cutting Systems features state-of-the-art industry leading traversing speeds of 3000 IPM, robust design, high acceleration drives, along with multi-tool capability including plasma beveling, oxyfuel cutting, combination plasma/fiber laser combination cutting and drilling coupled with OmniWin software.
Hexagon's much-anticipated update to tube design, analysis and production platform TubeShaper delivers important new functionalities to customers in tube and pipe manufacturing.