A technical expression for grinding the die steels in such a way as to minimize the tonnage that is required for blanking a part. In this process, an angle is ground on either the upper or lower die cutting steels to make the steel cut or slice the material like scissors, thereby reducing the maximum tonnage required to blank or cut a part.
CS Unitec's Surface Finisher - Linear Grinder - Model PTX Eco Smart
The PTX Eco Smart is a multi-functional grinding and polishing system for flat surfaces and open or closed pipe constructions. Grind from coarse to very fine finishes, and burnish to a high-gloss finish. Work with stainless steel, steel and nonferrous metals (aluminum, brass, bronze and copper), wood, and rigid plastic.
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