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European-Style Staged Press-Brake Tooling

Saturday, March 01, 2008
 
Wilson Tool Intl., White Bear Lake, MN, introduces an innovative way to trim setup time from
European-style stage press-brake tooling
multi-stage bends on press brakes. Its new European-style staged bending tooling allows one press-brake operator to carry out a complex series of bends in a single machine setup.

Completing multiple bends in one setup by conventional means requires the time and skill of operators using special risers and shims to achieve a common shut height across all punch and die sets. But Wilson’s staged bending tooling has common shut heights built in, eliminating these complicated setups. Offset, 30-deg., gooseneck and other tools are installed in succession in one press brake without fear of punches and dies colliding.

Wilson Tool Intl.: 651/286-6001; www.wilsontool.com

 

See also: Wilson Tool International, Inc.

Related Enterprise Zones: Tool & Die


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