Punching and Other Holemaking Products

Making holes is a critical capability for fabricators. This technology area covers ironworkers, perforating machines, piercing machines, drills, slotting machines, single-station punch presses, turret punch presses, and combination laser/punch presses.

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Slitting tool system for TRUMPF-style punch presses introduced

December 11, 2007

Mate Precision Tooling has introduced Mate LongLife™, a slitting tool system for TRUMPF-style punch presses. Fully OEM-compatible, the system combines tool steel punch and die inserts with punch...

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Punch tools extend A-dimension forming range

November 6, 2007

The A PLUS™ series line of TRUMPF-style special tools from Wilson Tool International® is designed to extend the range of forming in the A-dimension, allowing longer and larger forms. The...

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Device automates material positioning

April 10, 2007

TigerStop's linear positioner is designed to position material quickly and accurately at the touch of a button.The device automates manual processes with computer-controlled accuracy of plusmn; 0.004...

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Tools create burr-free parts with punching machine

March 13, 2007

TRUMPF Inc. has introduced two new tools for producing sheet metal parts that come out of the punching machine burr-free. The new roller deburring tool and the deburring MultiTool eliminate the need...

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Mechanical punch stripper cleanly strips workpiece

March 13, 2007

Moeller Mfg. Co.'s True Strip die-spring-actuated mechanical stripper for punches is designed to strip the workpiece to prolong tool life and avoid double hits or parts stacked in the die.The NAAMS...

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Punching machine accessories available

March 13, 2007

Mate has launched a range of replacement parts and accessories for Amada punching machines. A new 24-page catalog contains complete specification information and illustrations.The parts and...

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Punching machine handles 4 ft. by 8 ft. sheets

February 13, 2007

Equipped with a 50 in. by 100 in. working range and the ability to handle 4 ft. by 8 ft. sheets, TRUMPF Inc.'s TruPunch 2020 offers a turnkey processing package designed to make prototype jobs easier...

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Tooling designed for all thick-turret punch presses

October 10, 2006

The MXC&3153; tooling system from Mate Precision Tooling is designed for all thick-turret punch press brands and models and provides extended life and tooling interchangeability.The tooling system...

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Pierce units are self-equalizing

August 8, 2006

Aries Eng. Co. Inc. offers the HyperPierce® self-equalizing press unit for high-production piercing and assembly. It incorporates HyperCyl® hydrapneumatic drive units.The press unit operates...

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Strain sensor uses piezoelectric elements

August 8, 2006

The Force/Torque Div. of PCB® Piezotronics Inc. has introduced M240 ICP® strain sensors that use piezoelectric sensing elements to indirectly measure dynamic and quasistatic forces on...

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Entry-level punching machine introduced

June 13, 2006

TRUMPF has introduced the Trumatic 1000 R compact punching machine designed as an entry-level model for beginners in the field of CNC sheet metal processing that don't need to integrate their machines...

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Sheet metal marking tool handles various materials

April 11, 2006

The Multi-Scribe™ sheet metal marking tool from Wilson Tool International® handles various materials and is suitable for conventional sheet scribing or dot-matrix marking. The tool marks...

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Tooling system compatible with conventional thin-turret tooling

April 11, 2006

The components of the Xcel™ tooling system from Mate Precision Tooling are compatible with existing, conventional thin-turret tooling inventory and include a canister assembly for the 1 1/4-in....

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Portable magnetic drill features power feed

March 7, 2006

Hougen Mfg.'s HMD925 portable magnetic drill features power feed and heavy-duty holemaking capability.The drill uses the company's Rotabroach® annular cutters to produce holes from 7/16 in. to...

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Punch laser machine requires no sheet repositioning

January 10, 2006

The EML K3510NT punch laser combination machine from Amada America Inc. handles full-size sheets without repositioning.The machine's X-axis (3,937 IPM) and Y-axis (3,149 IPM) simultaneous axis speeds...

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