Forming Machines

Machinery & Machining Tools

Triform Continues Growth in India, Partners with Leading Aerospace Supplier for Multi-Machine Package

March 25, 2017

An India-based aerospace supplier was looking to expand their capacity to meet the increasing demands of their customers which include Boeing and Airbus. They approached Beckwood with an interest in the Triform line of sheet hydroforming and stretch forming equipment to fulfill several newly awarded contracts. Beckwood is the only OEM in the world able to provide such a diverse mix of forming... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Easybend Pipe Bender eliminates variable refrigerant flow.

March 11, 2017

Available in four color-coded, solid polyethylene mandrel diameters, Easybend Pipe Bender comes in 4-m length which closely fits with copper lineset tubing sizes of 4 mm, 6mm, 9 mm and 12 mm OD. Preventing collapsing and kinking by making up to 180° bends, unit allows for tight radiuses simultaneously bending both lines without kinking. Used in 14°F to 113°F temperature range, product is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

There has been Exponential Growth in the Amount of Shielded Twisted Pair Cable being Processed for Wire Harness Manufacturing

March 10, 2017

There has been exponential growth in the amount of Shielded Twisted Pair Cable being processed for wire harness manufacturing. This type of cable is needed to handle high-speed data circuits. There are many specifications, part numbers, and application options for High Speed Data Cable which adds to the complexity of processing these cables.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Synchro-Form Adaptive Bending Technology eliminates accumulative error.

November 9, 2016

Available in tandem, tridem and quadem configurations, Synchro-Form Adaptive Bending Technology automatically maintains angular consistency. Offering in 320 tons by 13 feet (4 meters) up to 3000 tons by 46 feet (14 meters) models, unit uses laser scanner and synchro modules to manipulate, position and measure each bend, relaying the digital information to the TOUCH-B control. Device is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Wire Bending Machine features twin-headed design.

September 14, 2016

With 24 axis of control, Gemini Bender provides independent twin-3D head forming, single-head part forming, and off-plane 2D and 3D bending with zero minimum center clamp length limitations. Wire straightener, consisting of 2 servo-controlled contra rotating rotors and gantry system with 2 pick-and-place arms, assures millimeter accuracy on placing and retrieving wire forms to system. Gemini... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Dallas Industries to Feature a Complete Press Feed Line at FABTECH 2016

September 13, 2016

FABTECH 2016 Exhibitor Preview Troy, MI—Dallas Industries, a leading manufacturer of press feed equipment will feature a complete press feed line at FABTECH 2016 Booth C17028, November 16-18, 2016, Las Vegas Convention Center. In a unique presentation, Dallas will team up with Aida-America to display a fully operational press feed line with an Aida DSF-N2-3000 330-ton servo press. The line will... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Punch Laser Machine provides scratch-free processing.

September 1, 2016

Combining high speed solid-state laser processing with punching and forming technology, TruMatic 6000 fiber rapidly laser cuts, punches, forms, and engraves sheet metal up to 0.25 in. thick. Solid-state laser enables system to process non-ferrous metals, such as copper and brass, in addition to mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. TruDisk laser resonator increases process reliability since... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Manchester Tool & Die Exhibiting at Fabtech

August 22, 2016

Manchester Tool Die, Inc. is exhibiting at Fabtech 2016 in Booth No. N7108 from November 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. On display will be MTD’s Model M71-E-6 Electric Tube End Forming Systems for tubes up to 1 ½” in diameter. This machine offers up to a 40% faster cycle rate than our comparable hydraulic machines. A servo flag stop system is standard for these... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

MJC Builds Customized Metal-Spinning Machines for Out-Of-Round Engine Lip Skins On Boeing Aircraft

July 28, 2016

Machine builder supplies equipment to GKN for operations in Camarillo, Calif. and Orangeburg, S.C. on 777 and 737 engine assemblies MJC Engineering is a custom machine tool builder in Huntington Beach, Calif., specializing in metal-spinning machines for such applications as sheet spinning, flow forming, wheel spinning and rotary forging. Recently, the company was commissioned to build a series of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

E-Turn All-Electric Tube Bender from BLM Group USA Provides Flexibility, Accuracy and Speed

July 13, 2016

Wixom, MI—E-TURN, the all-electric tube bender from BLM GROUP USA (www.blmgroup.com), can bend a variety of tube configurations including round, square, rectangular, flat-sided, oval and elliptical. Tube can be automatically loaded, bent and unloaded all in one machine. The series consists of four models: The E-TURN 32 that can handle tube up to 1.18 in.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Innovation Brief from Samco Machinery: Strut Channel Roll Forming Line with Material Handling System

June 8, 2016

TORONTO – This is a continuous and high performance roll forming line designed to produce 12-gauge strut channels in a post-punch, post-cut, continuous operation with variable speeds up to 100 feet per minute. A non-powered run-out slant table with pneumatic side discharge automatically "kicks" finished channel to the strand conveyor where it is bundle stacked. Key Features: - 10K double ended... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Plant Safety Starts Before Construction Begins and Never Ends

June 8, 2016

Make the best use of space while keeping employee and visitor safety in mind TORONTO – Many are not eager to talk about safety until something goes wrong. Obviously, by then it’s too late. The set-up, operation and maintenance of roll forming equipment requires a keen safety awareness for anyone working in the same facility. Manufacturers like Samco Machinery can be an effective resource for... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Roll Former features hands-free, multi-product design.

June 8, 2016

Engineered for specific needs of end-users producing multiple profiles, Hands-Free Multi-Product Roll Forming Line produces products for Just-in-Time production. Machine can perform at variable speeds up to 60 fpm, and entire process – from when coil leaves uncoiler until finished product exits cut-off – is automated. Along with 10K double ended uncoiler with hydraulic mandrel... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Roll Forming Machines come in auto adjust panel versions.

June 7, 2016

On-the-fly auto adjust garage door panel solutions with stiffening ribs offer continuous roll forming solutions with blank feeding operation. Products can run speeds from 0–200 fpm via variable frequency drive, and powered roller conveyor with automated guide adjustment has 18–34 in. working range. Along with edge trimmer solution featuring 2 trimmer blades and 2 scrap choppers,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sheet Hydroforming Presses feature integrated tool change.

May 4, 2016

In addition to optimized pressure containment system that improves cycle times, Triform Deep Draw BD Series is equipped with ergonomic tool change system that minimizes changeover times. Cartridge-style chamber is conveyed through rear opening of press, presenting blank holder and punch to operator. Presses can convert from Deep Draw configuration to Fluid Cell configuration, for shallow forming... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

All-Electric Tube Bender Multiplies Productivity for Cleaning Trolley Maker

May 3, 2016

• integrated bender/piercer helps OEM move to smaller batches and build-to-demand Asheville NC, --- A new all-electric tube and profile bending machine is helping Crisp Clean Services - a manufacturer of mobile cleaning stations - to substantially boost productivity and make its manufacturing process much leaner. The 30 mm bender was specially designed by Unison to improve Crisp Clean's... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Adaptable Presetter facilitates multipoint gauge setting.

May 2, 2016

Designed for workshop environment, TAR-AL setting bench simplifies setting of 2- and 3-point gauges. Adaptability to temperature variation ensures precise setting during turning and grinding, and calibration certificate is provided for quality and ISO standards. If calibrated as Primary Setting Master, unit could be also used for in-house gage calibration. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

EVS Metal Acquires Amada EG 6013 Power Press Brake with Automation for Riverdale, New Jersey Manufacturing Facility

April 13, 2016

Riverdale, NJ – EVS Metal, Inc., has added an extraordinary new fabrication system to their New Jersey manufacturing facility: the Amada EG 6013 Power Press Brake with Automation. This new bending machine features the world’s first dual servo-electric drive, allowing EVS to process parts with both high speed and high degrees of precision. The EG 6013 is especially impressive as it utilizes an... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Machined Stretcher increases Bell 407 mission performance.

April 1, 2016

Increasing capability and durability for operators, Machined Stretcher is available for Bell 407 helicopters. Weight-reduced design addresses aircraft SWaP demands, while machined aluminum structure minimizes likelihood of sustaining damage and facilitates maintenance. Along with patient restraint for CAMTS requirements, features include Portable Oxygen Cylinder Mount and Utility Mount.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automatic Bending Machine handles thin plastic sheets.

March 31, 2016

With 4 ft 5 in. working length, Model AFF135 handles plastic sheets from .007–.039 in. thick. Machine includes adjustable electronic heating element that can also be controlled in contact-time. Material is heated by Teflon-coated sword, which can be replaced with different sizes, so that radius can be changed accordingly. Using protractor, angle of bend can be set from 0–180°. Vacuum holds... Read More