Dennis Lowry

Custom Engineering Manager
Mate Precision Tooling
1295 Lund Blvd.
Anoka, MN 55303

Phone: 800-328-4492

Punching and Other Holemaking | Articles

Lean or mean in punching tool organization?

September 8, 2015 | By Dennis Lowry

Examining the eight deadly wastes can help to eliminate inefficient production practices in a fabricator's punching operation.

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Punching and Other Holemaking | Articles

Leaning on the turret punch press

May 6, 2011 | By Dennis Lowry

Proper planning and tools lead to greater punching efficiencies as well as smooth part flow throughout the rest of the fabrication operation.

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Punching and Other Holemaking | Articles

Tooling organization means punching optimization

May 12, 2009 | By Dennis Lowry

Turret punch press uptime will increase if you know your process capability, manufacture products within that capability, and optimize the layout of your tooling. It also will increase if you optimize programming, design, and tooling. It also is important to maintain proper die clearance and alignment of the press station.

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