Blocks or posts mounted to die shoes to assist the die setter in the proper positioning of mating punches and dies or the entering of punches into the die cavities to the proper depth. Setup blocks, with suitable spacers, also prevent damage to dies in storage from punch and die members hitting together. Also called stop blocks.
LVD Strippit Electra FL and FA-L Flexible Automation for Lasers
Take the lead in fast flexible fiber laser processing with the Electra FL and FA-L automation. The Flexible Automation for Lasers (FA-L) offers true flexibility, load/unload in 40 seconds and handles sheet sizes from 1000x1000mm up to 3050x1525mm.
Knowing and appreciating the craft of metal fabrication - by Tim Heston The recipe for precision metal fabrication includes technology and craft. We hear a lot about the technology, but not so much about the craft.
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