Power Presses

Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Modular Narrow Web Press produces labels and laminates.

March 2, 2015

Used for printing 50–500 micron thick labels and laminates, Varius LX-TX features ghosting-free short inking units, is based on UV offset technology, and achieves necessary format flexibility without complicated sleeves using imaged and interchangeable offset plates. Semi-rotary drive allows continuous variation of printing length without changes for plate and blanket cylinder. Fully automatic plate change, auto register, and optional quick-change doctor blade chambers minimize setup times. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Machinery & Machining Tools

Proppant Crush Test Press offers clamp force up to 40 tons.

January 28, 2015

Intended for use with high psi frac sand, resin-coated sand, and ceramic proppant, Genesis G40-12-PCR offers clamp force ranging from 2–40 tons within ± 2.5% deviation. Press features self-contained hydraulic system that can apply constant rate of 2,000 psi/min, 12 x 12 in. full guided hardened platens, and adjustable stop on plates for centering crush die. Operator interface combines Allen Bradley programmable controller, PanelView Touchscreen, and closed-loop control of clamp pressure. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Continuous-Feed Inkjet Web Press supports up to 6 colors.

October 14, 2014

With max true resolution of 1,200 x 1,200 dpi, Truepress Jet520HD uses grayscale head to provide apparent resolution of 2,400 x 2,400 dpi. Unit can clearly image detail smaller than 1/10th of a point, allowing offset/digital hybrid and toner-based work to move to continuous-feed full-color inkjet. Offering near-automatic web threading, paper transport allows inks to dry on both coated and uncoated stocks from 40–250 gsm. Applications include personalized direct mail, publications, and textbooks. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Spring Packs and Guides increase bus bar press efficiency.

September 29, 2014

Designed for efficient processing of copper bars, spring packs and guides are available for Boschert Bus Bar Presses. Tooling for Boschert A and B stations consists of custom length spring packs that work with UltraTEC® guides, punches, strippers, and dies. Tooling for Boschert C and D stations includes custom guide assemblies that use original style thick turret punches, strippers, and dies. Custom guide, punch, stripper, and die are also offered for Boschert specialty shearing tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Electric Press features programmable servomotor controls.

September 9, 2014

Designed for critical assembly applications that cannot be done with air or hydraulic technology, Model BP-500E uses servomotors to precisely control force, distance, and speed. Unit has output of 2–110 lb and standard 4 in. stroke with adjustable column to vary head for large fixtures and longer strokes. Positional accuracy is guaranteed to ±.0004 in. and is programmed with PC and software. Measuring 9 x 10 x 25 in., press comes with 2 hand, electrical, non-contact safety controls. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fastener-Installation Press includes optical safety sensor.

July 15, 2014

Designed for installing self-clinching fasteners, PEMSERTER® Series 4® integrates Optical Sensor Indicator to signal when safety is properly set for each job. OSI activates during set-up mode when press ram/punch is being adjusted onto workpiece prior to fastener installation. OSI changes from black to orange at exact point when safety is successfully engaged, eliminating potential for operator error. Featuring 18 in. throat depth, press achieves adjustable insertion force from 400 lb to 6 tons. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Servo Press Assembly Stations deliver 224.8-2,697.7 lbf.

July 2, 2014

Based on Electro-Mechanical Assembly Press technology, Table-top Servo Press Assembly Stations suit batch assembly operations. All-electric units provide low-noise working environment free of air and oil leaks. Compact design integrates work area guard door, re-locatable pendant-mounted E-stop button, and LED-illuminated work area. MotionPRO software supports in-process verification, real-time force and position monitoring, data acquisition and storage, and part serialization for traceability. Read More

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Turret Punch Presses incorporate 33-ton ram drives.

June 13, 2014

Available in either Widermann or Spring Style tooling, Models M3048TG and M3058TG feature servo-driven ram that delivers 33 tons of punching force at 510 hits/minute. Presses incorporate Fanuc control with touchscreen Intelligent Control Interface. Built with 2-piece, heavy-duty frames and pyramid base design for stability, machines minimize post processes while supporting tapping, forming, marking, deburring, and various automation options. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Turret Punch Press offers Wiedemann or Spring Style tooling.

May 7, 2014

Used for punching, forming, tapping, and deburring, Motorum M2048TS incorporates CNC servo motor-driven turret punch press with ram drive. Retractable forming tools eliminate forming die interference, and table accommodates 8 ft sheets without reposition (16 ft long sheets with one reposition). Along with Murata Intelligent Control Operations interface, features include Fanuc control, expandable turret capacity, and reduced noise via controlled punching stroke and urethane transfer balls. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Tablet Press can produce 400,000+ tablets/hr.

May 6, 2014

Along with 56-station die table, hygienically designed Manesty TPR 500 is equipped with torque drive, tablet discharge chute, and Beckhoff controls paired with intuitive, 21 in. HMI. Modular powder feeding system allows flexibility with 2-paddle design that can be upgraded to 3 paddles, while torque drive, connected directly to turret, reduces maintenance concerns. Turret removal is possible in 10 min, and complete product changeover can be achieved in <1 hr. Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

LVDT Linear Positioning Sensors replace proximity sensors.

January 29, 2014

In automated control systems of hot air, heat staking machinery used for manufacturing thermoplastic assemblies, DC-powered HSER 750 Series provides feedback to absolute position of stake depth. Output signals are fed into PLC that alerts operators when limits fall out of parameters to ensure correct alignment. In-line mounting and absolute measuring ranges up to 20 in. render physical adjustments unnecessary, and hermetically sealed construction is impervious to dirt and corrosive elements. Read More

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Pneumatic Press Style Cutter handles large sample preparation.

January 8, 2014

Able to apply up to 15 tons of pressure, Alfa Cutter 240-15B accelerates cutting of up to 10 x 22 in. samples using steel rule die for materials testing. Multiple samples can be cut simultaneously with multiple configurations on one die, and dual buttons for engaging platens promote safe operation. Optional steel die wear plate ensures cuts are clean, while available heavy-duty stand and table top surface line up with cutting deck to allow materials to slide in and out of cutter. Read More

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Cylinder-Driven Pneumatic Press cuts plastic trim.

December 23, 2013

Available in 3–35 ton sizes, Pneumatic Press can be used in flying die or stand-alone operation. Air press and traverse have flexibility to travel with material and cut-off without slowing line speed while operating in tandem or independently. Custom-machined material guides allow press to support plastics entering and exiting die, preventing misfeeds and jams while minimizing overall scrap. Capable of running in continuous mode, flying cut-off press can accommodate long feed lengths. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

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

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fin Press features 45 ton rating.

November 21, 2013

Consisting of 45 ton, straight side style press, Model FP-400 consistently produces quality fins with design elements that extend tool life and extended bolster that maximizes flexibility. System allows for variety of fin materials and intricate die tooling patterns. Interior of die can be easily reached for tooling inspection and maintenance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Molding System suits high-volume PET preform production.

November 20, 2013

Facilitating equipment upgrades while preserving floor space and promoting viable production, HyPET® HPP5 supports use of molds from previous generation products. Polaris™ HMI features 19 in. color LCD, intuitive layout, and ability to monitor/control auxiliaries. Along with integrated Altanium™ temperature controller, features include CoolPik® unit with refrigerator combined cooling and dehumidification. Integrated solution for extended mold life promotes performance and reduce maintenance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hydroforming Presses double part output per stroke.

September 30, 2013

Available in closing forces from 800–5,000 tons, 4-column Hydroforming Presses are suitable for high-volume environments, such as automotive industry. Press crown and bed are connected to each other and clamped by means of 4 tie rods with crown of press supported by side columns. Design enables access to press and die space area from all 4 sides. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Punch Press Packages provide flexible, turn-key operation.

September 18, 2013

Press in a Box press packages provide complete turn-key bench mounted system for punching holes using Multicyl air-oil cylinders and unitized tooling. Ready for use within minutes, flexible 5 and 10 ton packages only require supply of shop air and are suited for small hole punching applications, secondary operations, and parts that do not fit in traditional presses. Hole punching and notching in sheet metal, aluminum, and tubing are typical applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Single End Punches offer capacities from 35-100 tons.

September 10, 2013

Available in 8 models with throat depths from 7–14 in. and throat heights from 10–18 in., SEP Single End Punches are built with heavy duty press frame to limit deflection for optimal accuracy. Press bed is bolted on to prevent distortion and can be removed for regrinding or adding more tapped holes. Large rectangular tubes, located and used at base of machine, offer safe machine mobility. Additional features include remote foot control and lock out/tag out accommodations. Read More