Forming Machines

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Roll Dimpler helps prevent blanks from sticking together.

April 21, 2015

Designed to mount between decoiler/straightener and press, Roll Dimpler minimizes blank sticking by adding rows of small dimples to sheet metal in coil fed operations. System minimizes double-sheet misfeeds, preventing machine damage and downtime, and eliminates need for air knife systems. Suitable for use with any coil fed material, Roll Dimpler is typically supplied with 3 adjustable dimpler heads to accommodate any width of coil. Read More

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Electric CNC Machine can bend wire with complex shapes.

April 16, 2015

E-Flex features two clockwise and counter clockwise bending turrets suited for 3D bending during one part operation within same machining cycle. Allowing for various wire sizes and types as well as automatic operation, coil-fed wire is straightened in vertical and horizontal orientation. Process fosters repeatability, while operational flexibility allows for short runs as well as high-volume production. Also included, 3D visual graphic program allows constant monitoring of machine. Read More

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Hydroforming Press features max pressure of 15,000 psi.

February 4, 2015

Featuring 12 in. diameter maximum blank size and 7 in. draw depth capacity, Model 12-15-7BD is suited for industries and operations involved with frequent forming and drawing of high-strength materials. Deep Draw Sheet Hydroforming Press combines precision diaphragm pressure and punch position control with built-in recipe handling. For new part development, In-Sight feature allows press to be paused and opened at any point in forming cycle to allow visual inspection. Read More

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Hydraulic Ring Expanders target aerospace industry.

February 3, 2015

Capable of forming strong, symmetrical, ring-shaped parts, Hydraulic Ring Expanders are typically used in aerospace industry for turbine engine manufacture. Ring expansion process helps minimize material thinning, and virtually eliminates stress point issues associated with traditional rolling and machining of rings made from high-strength materials including Inconel, Hastelloy, and Titanium. Jaw diameter, jaw height, jaw travel, and tonnage capacity are customizable. Read More

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Wire Forming Machine increases production with efficiency.

December 2, 2014

Depending on spring being produced, Wafios 25 can produce simple wire spring at rates up to 4,000/hr. Machine can simultaneously form 2 or 3 parts of spring for increased efficacy, and changing attachments can be accomplished in ~2 hr and started while part of machine is still producing springs. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Servo Roll Former handles tube ODs up to 3/4 in. .

November 25, 2014

Featuring servo driven ball screw unit, Servo Roll Former has max jaw opening of 1.25 in. and is driven by 5 hp variable speed Hause Head. Machine operates by advancing and closing spinning head containing either rolling or cutting tools over clamped tube. Through machine's HMI, depth of rolled or cut grooves can be adjusted. Measuring 48 x 72 x 72 in., ISO 9001:2008 Certified roll forming machine requires 40–80 psi and 3 cfm. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Crimp Force Monitor works with semi-automatic presses.

November 13, 2014

Designed for use with semi-automatic benchtop crimping presses, Model ACO 07 features small tolerance limits for fine adjustments, and flexibility to find optimum crimping parameters for different applications. Optimal crimp production parameters can then be stored for later recall. With standard VGA interface, users can clearly view crimp curves without need for PC. Device can be networked with other Schleuniger crimp quality assurance equipment via WinCrimp analysis software. Read More

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Sawing and Inspection System aids crimp cross section analysis.

November 6, 2014

Used to create and analyze crimp cross sections, SawInspect System 6 (SIS 6) combines precision cutting of SawPolish Unit, microscope of MacroZoom Unit, and electrolyte staining of ElectrolyteStaining Unit into one complete system. Users can create cross sectioned samples in few steps, and sample holder rotates 90° to allow perfect view of cross sectioned sample. All necessary parameters of cross sectioned contacts can be measured and analyzed with included CrimpLab 2 Standard software. Read More

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All-Electric Bender handles up to 9 in. dia tubes and pipes.

September 29, 2014

Offering alternative to hydraulically powered machines in shipbuilding, powergen, and oil, gas, and chemical processing industries, all-electric machine provides instant set-up and right-first-time precision operation. All-electric bending motion, controlled by software-programmable, closed-loop servomotor axes, maximizes accuracy and repeatability from batch to batch. Loading heights are available down to ~48 in., and power transmission architecture delivers 360,000 Nm max torque. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools

Slab Former features flexible working width.

September 16, 2014

Designed to minimize or eliminate trim when processing masses for cereal, candy, protein, and fruit bars, WRF 600 Flex Roller Former enables width changes without production stoppages. System features smooth slab former with flexible working width allowing step-less and tool-free adjustments for precise cutting of bars in different sizes. As standard feature, slab thickness can be continuously adjusted between 0.196–1.181 in. WRF 600 features hygienic design and offers access from all sides. Read More

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Electric Tube Bender delivers automation and precision.

March 5, 2014

Able to bend up to 6 in. dia tubes, ELECT XL150 handles applications with little or no straight between bends or where tight radius bends are required. Features include precise control and positioning of electric axes, multi-stack tooling (up to 8 stacks), and direct gearbox drive incorporated within compact head assembly. CNC controller and 3D graphical programming software are also supplied with this machine, which combines conventional and variable radius bends in same automatic bend cycle.
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Press Brake features active hydraulic crowning capabilities.

December 16, 2013

Designed for American tool integration, CNC-synchronized Xact Press Brake can accommodate all types of punches and dies with appropriate adapters. Standard active hydraulic crowning capabilities deliver exact bend angles across entire bed length, while independently mounted precision linear scale encoders monitor ram position. Parallelism and ram movement are controlled to within ±0.0004 in. accuracy. Equipped with graphics-based DNC controller, Xact offers 2-D visualization of part processing. Read More

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High-Volume Swaging System improves assembly/installation time.

November 22, 2013

Engineered to streamline nut-ferrule installation, Swagelok® High-Volume Swaging Unit (HVSU) helps increase safety and productivity for oil and gas, alternative fuel, and general industries. HVSU lets installers preswage Swagelok nut-ferrule sets onto stainless steel tubing. Pneumatically driven, electronically controlled, semiautomatic unit uses sensors to start and stop process for consistent preswaging results. Over-swaging is prevented via stroke-limiting tooling. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Machinery & Machining Tools

Filter Cartridge increases throughput in melt filtration.

September 25, 2013

Suited for screen changers and melt filters, filter cartridge has stable structure that prevents pressure loss and deformation of steel filter fabric (screen medium) caused by mechanical stresses encountered during production startup. Rheological optimization of cartridge design eliminates stagnation zones and makes possible 100% utilization of open filter area. Symmetrical structure of filter cartridge facilitates secure handling and facilitates screen media replacement without cleaning. Read More

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Automatic Wire Twister handles slippery and fine wire.

September 13, 2013

Capable of twisting 2 or more wires up to 20 ft in length, Model WT300 can achieve repeatable number of twists per inch on bundle of wire up to equivalent of two 16 AWG bare wires. Reversible motor enables benchtop unit to twist or untwist in either direction, while variable speed control can be adjusted to perform 0–26 turns per second. Supplied with one wire entry guide and set of steel clamp jaws, WT300 can grip magnet wire, very fine wire, and slippery wire. Read More

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Auto-Indexing Dimpler minimizes multiple blank feeds.

August 30, 2013

Suitable for aluminum or cold/hot-rolled steels, Welker Auto-Indexing Dimpler protects dies by minimizing potential for multiple blank feeds in stamping operations. Sheet metal blanks are prevented from sticking together via production of pattern of small dimples in trim edge that automatically index with action of press. Unit does not require any air, hydraulic, or electrical connections and can also improve plant safety by correcting fan-stack effect on tailor-welded blanks. Read More

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Automatic Wire Twister has rugged, benchtop form factor.

August 2, 2013

Able to twist 2 or more wires up to 20 ft in length, WT200 automatic bench wire twister is made for high production. It achieves repeatable number of twists per inch on bundle of wire up to equivalent of two 16 AWG insulated wires. While reversible motor enables unit to twist or untwist in either direction, variable speed control allows adjustment for performing 0–26 turns/sec as internal clamping mechanism gently and securely holds wire. Read More

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All-Electric Tube Bending Machine is optimized for speed.

July 8, 2013

Available for tube/pipe diameters from 5/8–8.5 in., all-electric bending machine has mechanical architecture and control software that reduce tubular part fabrication times. Shape and size of all auxiliary mechanical axes are optimized to reduce their mass and inertia, and application of torque allows acceleration/deceleration at faster rates as well as higher top speeds. On some axes, mechanical dynamics are optimized by type of gearing mechanism employed. Read More

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Punch Press Tooling performs 90° bends.

June 25, 2013

Suited for punch presses with upforming capabilities and stroke control, VariBend™ bends sheet metal tabs at any angle up to 90° and eliminates secondary operations performed on press brake. Bending angle is adjustable in 1° increments, and this flexible, multi-purpose tool can produce form heights of ~0.300–0.700 in. Programmed as normal forming tool (regular forming or upforming tool), product operates with CNC punch press accuracy and comes in various tooling styles/station sizes. Read More

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Automatic Wire and Tubing Cutter offers 9 variable feed rates.

March 8, 2013

With 0.050–99.999 in. cut length range, Model WC302 accurately cuts wire, tubing, and sleeving to programmed length and number of pieces. Unit handles tubing up to 0.250 in. OD and wire up to 12 AWG/14 AWG (stranded/solid). Batching feature allows all variables for frequently run jobs to be pre-programmed, while kitting feature allows for multiple pieces of different lengths to be cut within batch. Up to 99 batches and 10 kits can be programmed. At cut lengths under 2 in., tolerance is ±0.01 in. Read More