Presses equipped with rolling bolsters usually have two bolsters which are moved in and out of the press by means of tracks. While one bolster is in the press running one die, the second bolster is available for setup outside the press, effectively reducing the time lost due to setup to minutes (less than an hour) rather than hours.
Hypertherm ‘Cut with Confidence’ 60 Seconds Video Contest
Here's Jim Colt telling us about a new video contest anyone with a Hypertherm product can easily enter. T-shirts for just entering and nice prizes, too. Check it out!
Metal fabrication ripe for consolidation, or not? - by Tim Heston Will the custom metal fabrication business become more consolidated in the years to come? It's hard today, but more than likely, it will depend on the fabricator's customer base.
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