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 suitable for crane boom, yellow goods, lighting pole, wind-power industries.

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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 laser is impervious to back-reflections, and can be configured to share laser as part of Laser Network. 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 ” 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

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

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, 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 to 30...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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Custom All-Electric Tube Bender Will Accelerate Right-First-Time Production for Precision Metal Fabricator

September 22, 2015

Unison’s US support office receives first order – just weeks after opening! Asheville, NC,– Unison’s new North American support office in Asheville, NC, has received its first order for an all-electric CNC tube bending machine, just five weeks after opening. The order was placed by Byers Precision Fabricators, Inc., of Hendersonville, NC, for a versatile dual-head machine that is...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brake Tool bends delicate materials.

August 21, 2015

Available in both European Precision Style and Wila Trumpf Style tooling, CleanBend™ Forming Tool can be adapted to American Precision Style tooling. Product has 2 opposing spring-loaded half-moon rollers that rotate as force is applied in middle of die, resulting in clean bend with minimal to no marking of sheet metal. Primary applications include bending: short flanges, sensitive materials, highly polished materials, painted or coated surfaces, and materials with foil or plastic coverings. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Precision Tube Bending Performance Reaches New Users and Applications

August 10, 2015

Preview: Unison at Fabtech 2015, Chicago, 9-12 November (booth: #N2055) Asheville, NC,– The tube bending machine innovator Unison will demonstrate the right-first-time capability of all-electric machines at Fabtech - and show a novel new machine architecture designed to dramatically lower the costs of CNC precision tube bending. Right-first-time, scrap-free production demonstrations will...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Custom Tube Bender Eliminates Cut-Off Waste of Tubular Parts for Exercise Machines

July 21, 2015

unique swing-away wiper die facilitates waste-free bending of short and complex tubular shapes Asheville, NC –Unison has won an order for a custom-designed tube bending machine and special tooling from Cybex International, the leading manufacturer of premium physical exercise equipment. Incorporating a unique servo-driven wiper die mount, the machine has been specifically designed to enable...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Tube Bending Machine meets small batch needs.

June 29, 2015

With bend torque up to 4,056 lb-ft, EvBend 2000 can bend tube diameters up to 2 in., including tubing made from hard alloy materials.  Rotary-draw tube bending machine combines manual set-up with semi-manual operation of bending arm, which has servomotor power assistance. To ensure precise tube bending, machine uses CNC control system for tube feed, carriage rotation, and bend axes. EvBend 2000 meets small batch needs of shipbuilding, oil/gas, and processing sectors. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Distributed Servo Technology Bends Panels Into Better Shape

June 16, 2015

Salvagnini simplifies the design of its machines using drive solutions from Kollmorgen Author: Fabio Massari, Sales Manager, Kollmorgen, Italy Making a departure from traditional drive architectures in its new P2lean generation of machines, Salvagnini the world's leading manufacturer of panel bending machines is using distributed servo amplifiers for positioning, instead of keeping...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Electric Multifunctional Tube Bender targets HVAC applications.

May 28, 2015

Measuring 13.08 x 7.17 x 6.17 ft, 4-Runner can be configured as dedicated tube bender for specific production application or one complete and continuous process that includes straightening from coil, bending, end-forming, and cut off. Functionality allows, within same cycle, bending in right and left hand, in fixed and variable radius bends, in single and 3-dimensional planes. Machine can bend tube to 0.89 in. with accuracy to ±0.05 in. (X axis) and ±0.05° (Y/Z axes). Read More