News and Features
Wilson Tool International now offers tooling for Salvagnini high-precision punching systems. The company manufactures a complete range of punches, dies and strippers, including standard and custom shapes.
by Jerry Cook
A desire to eliminate a bottleneck in its punching operation caused by a dramatic increase in work volume recently led ThyssenKrupp Northern Elevator, Toronto, ON to install several new pieces of TRUMPF equipment.
For the last 50 years unitized tooling has occupied an important space in the manufacturing sphere. During that time it has emerged as an industry standard as an economical alternative to traditional hard tooling.
by Jerry Cook
No one can accuse Champ Industries, Winnipeg, MB of not recognizing a good thing when they see it which is why the custom metal fabricator has stayed with TRUMPF equipment since installing its first TRUMPF laser system seven years ago.
LVD Strippit now offers expanded turret capacity for 20-ton models of Strippit V-Series punch presses. The Strippit V20-1225 and Strippit V20-1525 punch presses are now equipped with a newly designed 47-station turret featuring three standard 3.5 in. (88,9 mm) auto indexable stations and four standard 2 in. (50,8 mm) stations. The larger turret capacity provides flexibility and reduces set-up time.
Wilson Tool’s new Dura-Die parting tool with replaceable die inserts offers punch press fabricators a quick, cost effective alternative to replacing the entire die in parting applications.
The latest generation of TRUMPF’s TruPunch 5000 provides greater flexibility due to the machine’s increased speed and the new active die option, which virtually eliminates scratches during processing.
FINN-POWER has recently introduced the FINN-POWER C6 LST, a 20-station, 33-ton C6 servo hydraulic turret punch press which allows 60 in. x 120 in. sheet processing without repositioning.
Multicyl offers a full standard product line of air over oil intensifiers which provide up to 40 tons of punching power. Designed to power unitized tooling, Multicyl provides turnkey systems including tooling, or which are suitable for use with existing tooling. Multicyl carries equipment that will work with all standard unitized tooling from companies such as Unipunch and Unittool. Combining unitized tooling with standard products is one of the most cost efficient and versatile methods of hole punching available on the market, and is used by customers in a large variety of industries including automotive, appliance, aircraft, furniture, HVAC, vending machines, and many others.