Punching Machines

Machinery & Machining Tools

Knockout Driver features max cycle time of 8 seconds.

August 5, 2016

Delivering 11 tons of force, Intelli-PUNCH™ Battery-Hydraulic Knockout Driver is capable of punching up to 4 in. conduit-sized holes in 10 gauge mild or stainless steel and 6 in. conduit-sized holes in 14 gauge mild steel. Patent-pending swivel head rotates 360°, allowing user to punch at any angle and in tight spaces. Auto-Retract technology senses pressure to accurately detect punch completion and automatically retract ram, preventing damage to punch parts. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cost Effective Laser Cutting Solutions

July 7, 2016

Madera, California, USA.   World class manufacturer and distributor of CNC tube bending machinery, Horn Machine Tools, Inc. now offers both flat sheet and tube laser cutting machines. The machines utilize highly efficient fiber laser technology and are configured in four different models which can be customized to fit customer’s requirements.  The lasers feature high quality... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Quick Change Thick Turret Tooling features tool-less design.

June 2, 2016

Requiring one punch driver for rounds/shapes, Ultra® QCT™ turret punching system has MPM4™ tool steel punch insert and SuperMax™-coated punch driver. Coating optimizes wear resistance and preserves fits. Tool-less punch retention mechanism lets operators flip one latch to remove and snap new insert into place, and keying of punch at tool perimeter optimizes angularity control; shoulder remains securely guided when punching. This press punch tooling solution cleans with compressed air. Read More

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Laser Cutting Machines enable cutting of reflective metals.

March 2, 2016

Incorporating advanced lasers with variable laser beam output parameters, Titan FX Laser Cutting Machines are suited for cutting variety of metals and metals with changing thicknesses. Laser is maintenance-free and requires no consumables. Advanced laser cutting capabilities benefit manufacturers of construction equipment, aluminum vehicles, kitchenware, copper and brass gaskets, food processing equipment, and materials used in aerospace and defense industries. Read More

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Laser Cutting System features maintenance-free design.

February 29, 2016

Featuring turn-key design with integrated laser source and heat exchange, Titan FX utilizes modular laser available in 1 kW, 2 kW, or 4 kW increments, allowing user to increase cutting power up to 8 kW. System can adjust dynamically to slight variations in thickness across metal plate. Sealed feedback sensor allows flawless operation in harsh environments, while frictionless, direct drive linear-motion platform, software-controlled orthogonality, and lightweight bridge enable cutting-on-the-fly. Read More

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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

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EVS Metal Acquires Amada Laser Cutting System for ITAR-Certified New Hampshire Manufacturing Facility

February 16, 2016

Riverdale, NJ – EVS Metal, Inc has added an impressive new fabrication system to their New Hampshire manufacturing facility: the Amada Laser Cutting System with Rotary Index (FOM2 3015 NT RI).  This integrated cutting unit is considered the most versatile rotary index system available.  With its expanded process range, high-speed cutting head, outstanding accuracy and industry-leading... Read More

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CNC Laser Cutter/Engraving Machine delivers quality, precision.

February 11, 2016

Along with all-steel construction and precision linear rails, large format CNC Laser Cutting Systems feature CO2 laser design that maintains consistent beam focus. Laser features micro stepper controller with usability-optimized, maintenance-free control console that optimizes cutting speed and process to maximize work efficiency. Other features include vertical blade table surface, downdraft fume evacuation system and pull-out drawers, water chiller, and various laser head options. Read More

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R & M Manufacturing Adds AMADA EMK 3012 CNC Turret Punch with Tapping Capability

February 10, 2016

Buffalo, Minnesota – R M Manufacturing, a US Company, announces that it added a new Amada EMK 3612 M2 CNC Turret punch to its fabrication department. According to Jeff Nelson, Operation Manager, the EMK-M2 includes four tapping heads and the ability to process 60" wide x 120" long sheets. R&M purchased the turret with the tapping option in response to customer requests to eliminate secondary... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Software

LVD Strippit at Fabtech 2015 - Hall 11 - Booth S938

September 14, 2015

At Fabtech 2015 LVD Strippit will exhibit under the theme “Take the lead” featuring the latest, bending, laser cutting and punching machines together with LVD’s CADMAN® suite offline software for complete process integration. As the next manufacturing revolution, Industry 4.0, gains momentum LVD will unveil technology able to transform the shop floor, giving decision-makers powerful,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Estes Conducts Vinyl Study for New Fiber Laser

August 18, 2015

Fiber Laser cutting technology such as the Salvagnini L5 (featured in our October 2013 blog post) employed by Estes represents a significant leap in technology, productivity and quality in the laser cutting industry. As with many new technologies, it was not without its own learning curve, but with industry support and the strong knowledge base and experience of Estes personnel, Estes... Read More

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Benefits of the Salvagnini L5 Optic Laser

August 18, 2015

Estes Design and Manufacturing uses state-of-the-art technology, including the Salvagnini L5.  The L5's use of high-dynamic fiber laser with a patented compass structure means that this machine offers speed, accuracy, reliability, and performance.  Learn more about the benefits of the Salvagnini L5 (Read More

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Fiber Laser-Cutting System comes in 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0 kW.

July 27, 2015

Suitable for fabrication job shops and production environments, OPTIPLEX NEXUS 3015 Fiber integrates Intelligent Setup and Monitoring Functions as well as helical rack and pinion positioning system, large side access door, and manual pallet or automated 2-pallet design. System is equipped with Preview 3 control featuring 15 in. touchscreen and integrated tech tables that simplify operation. Machine has been engineered to operate with Mazak's automated material handling systems. Read More

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Laser Cutting System switches from sheet to tube processing.

July 21, 2015

Equipped with single cutting head and single fiber laser up to 4.5 kW, Model LC5 offers automatic loading/unloading and can process both tube and flat sheet in single machine. System can handle bar up to 21 ft in length and tube to 4.75 in. diameter. Processing of sheet metal is fully automatic and allows for sheet up to 5 x 10 ft. In addition to automatic pallet changer, machine has 2 separate 19 in. touchscreen consoles; one on tube cutting side and one on sheet side. Read More

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Laser Cutting System comes in 3- and 5-axis configurations.

June 18, 2015

Designed for high-precision cutting, drilling, grooving, and slicing, LCS 50 Laser-MicroJet Cutting System machines diamond tools, gem diamonds, watch components, and other small workpieces. Water jet guided laser technology generates cylindrical laser beam within hair-thin water jet, resulting in parallel walls, tight kerf widths, smooth cutting surfaces, and sharp edges free of micro cracks, oxidation, depositions, and heat-affected zone. Read More

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Fiber Laser Cutting System can process various materials, thicknesses.

April 29, 2015

Powered by IPG (2 kW) fiber laser source, Lynx FL provides dynamic, accurate thin sheet processing of such traditional materials as mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum as well as copper and brass. Absorption of 1 µm wave length laser beam by material accelerates thin sheet metal processing, and integrated shuttle table system allows one table to be loaded while machine is cutting on other table. Features also include Precitec Light-Cutter head and Siemens IU CNC control and drive package. Read More

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Electrical, Construction & Maintenance Magazine Announces Klein Tools®as a Multiple Winner for Excellence in New Product Design

April 20, 2015

Three Klein Tools’ products are recognized as category leaders in “2015 Product of the Year” awards Lincolnshire, IL — Klein Tools, http://www.kleintools.com, for professionals since 1857, announces that they won three product awards in Electrical, Construction Maintenance (ECM) Magazine’s Product of the Year competition. Klein’s... Read More

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Laser Cutting Service offers delay-free turnaround.

April 20, 2015

Turnkey in-house metal laser cutting services are made possible via VyTek FiberCAB 44 fiber optic laser cutting machine. Using 3,000 W fiber laser, machine can cut and engrave various metals, including stainless steel, aluminum, brass, and copper, in thicknesses of up to ¼ in. in order to produce custom parts and solutions for projects as needed. Read More

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Laser Cutting System offers optional nozzle changer.

April 7, 2015

Available with optional nozzle changer, featuring storage for 10 nozzles, Impuls 6020 CO2 Laser Cutting System can address heavy plate fabrication requirements. Machine will select correct nozzle for each job as materials and thickness change throughout production day. Requiring no operator intervention, changer minimizes downtime by quickly performing nozzle changes, including cleaning nozzle and checking alignment. Read More

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Punch Series are designed for safety and operational efficiency.

March 25, 2015

PB Tools SwissGrip Punch Series includes SwissGrip Punch handle, made of Santoprene®, that increases safety and convenience of working with sheathed parallel pin punch. While shape provides comfortable, ergonomic grip and dampens effects of impacts and vibrations on user's hand, slip-proof design is resistant to harsh chemicals. Promoting safe and effective work, PB Swiss Tools pin punches feature alloyed steel and heat treatment for pronounced elasticity with optimized hardness. Read More