Forming Machines

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... 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... 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... 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 expansion, features include auto pre-punch/notch press selection system with guiding system and AMS controller. 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, features include adjustable material guides, gear boxes at every station drive of roll former, and duplex mill. 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 without moveable punch tool. With configurable design, presses offer horizontal or vertical layout. 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... 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... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & 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. Latter provides certified attachment point for various medical devices weighing up to 22 lb.
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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 sheets in place, and during cooling process, cold air is blown onto bent parts to speed production. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sharpe Products Continues to add Pipe and Tube Bending Capacity

February 23, 2016

With the Recent Addition of its Second Unison 76mm along with the Future Arrival of 100mm Unison in November, Sharpe Will Shortened Lead Times Even Further. In keeping up with customer demand and the continuous need for shorter and shorter lead times, Sharpe has recently added another Unison 76mm Breeze all electric bender to their bending capacity and the addition of a 100mm Breeze Unison... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Brannon Steel Announces Big News in Laser Cutting and Forming

February 11, 2016

BRANNON STEEL has expanded capacity and capability to meet customer demand for BIG workpieces!  The 7000 Watt NTC-TLX Laser on a 14’ X 50’ table has the ability to cut up to 1” thick carbon steel to meet your tight tolerance requirements.  Our two new 750 Ton BAYKAL Hydraulic Press Brakes can be operated independently or in tandem to provide 1500 tons of capacity and bend workpieces up... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Lineman's Pliers feature comfort grip handle.

February 1, 2016

Available in 6 and 8.5 in. models, Lineman's Pliers feature 6140CrV drop forged carbon alloy steel body with hardness level of 45 ±3 and blade hardness of 58–61 to ensure clean cut for years. Two-tone TPR molded comfort grip handle facilitates gripping, twisting, bending, and cutting of wire and cable. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools

Wire Processing Machines cut, strip, and crimp.

December 9, 2015

Equipped with intuitive color touchscreen interface, EcoStrip 9380 Cut and Strip Machine features quick change transport unit for belts, rollers, and shortmode. System is compatible with prefeeding, marking, stacking, and coiling accessories. UniCrimp 100 Benchtop Crimping Press, delivering up to 2 tons of force, crimps wires up to 10 AWG. ShieldCut 8100 can safely and quickly cut and remove braided shield layer from most shielded cables, eliminating hours of manual labor. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Wire Processing Equipment foster productivity via flexibility.

November 27, 2015

Due to quick change transport unit for belts, rollers, and shortmode, EcoStrip 9380 cut and strip machine delivers flexible capabilities. It works with diverse accessories, has color touchscreen UI, and can be integrated into networks. UniCrimp 100 benchtop crimping press, delivering up to 2 tons of force, has safety guards that can be completely opened and handles wires up to 10 AWG. ShieldCut 8100 safely cuts and removes braided shield layer from shielded cables. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

COE Press Equipment Ships First of Four Straighteners/Reels to Metal Flow

November 20, 2015

Sterling Heights, Mich.- COE Press Equipment announced that it has shipped the first of four orders for new straightener/reel combinations to Metal Flow (Holland, Mich.), a provider of deep drawn stamped components to the automotive industry. Each of the sets consists of a COE model 350, 18-in. power straightener and a heavy-duty 18-in. coil reel with 8,000-lb. capacity. The straighteners can... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Sussex Wire Adds CNC Swiss Machining Capabilities

November 19, 2015

Easton PA – Sussex Wire announces the addition of new micro-miniature Swiss Machining services to complement the company's custom cold forming and roll forming capabilities. CNC Swiss Machining is ideal for manufacturing asymmetrical and complex parts in a single setup. The machine allows several operations to be performed at the same time instead of sequentially, which dramatically... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sheet Hydroforming Presses offer integrated tool change.

November 4, 2015

Along with pressure containment system, Deep Draw 20-10-10BD, 25-10-12BD, and 32-10-12BD feature ergonomic tool change system, precision pressure and position control with built-in recipe handling capability, and In-Sight visual inspection function. Optional t-table lets operator stage secondary cartridge for accelerated tool changes, and system also lets press convert from Deep Draw configuration to Fluid Cell configuration. Configurability further supports horizontal or vertical layout. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sharpe Products Continues to add Pipe and Tool Bending Capacity

November 2, 2015

With the Recent Addition of its Second Unison 76mm along with the Future Arrival of 100mm Unison in November, Sharpe Will Shortened Lead Times Even Further. In keeping up with customer demand and the continuous need for shorter and shorter lead times, Sharpe has recently added another Unison 76mm Breeze all electric bender to their bending capacity and the addition of a 100mm Breeze Unison... Read More