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Mismatched die halves were a disaster in waiting, and manual job setup lacked consistency from run to run. Control additions provided the necessary solutions.
To increase capacity and stay ahead of customer demand, Weaver Fab & Finishing welcomes a new fiber-laser cutting machine. The icing on the cake: an accompanying sheet-storage tower that brings automationand all of its benefitsto the company and allows it to restructure its front-end operations.
Wisconsin Metal Parts switches to 3D die-design software that employs parametric modeling. The result: quicker die design with fewer mistakes made during the process.
When managers at the Minnesota metalformer looked at the torque specifications for its new servo press, they found that its direct drive provided high torque high in the stroke. That capability had them looking for ways to leverage the ability to program the best contact and draw speeds for optimum part quality, without fear of stalling.