CNC Punch-Shear Combo Powers Vertical Integration

August 17, 2022

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CNC Punch-Shear Combo Powers Vertical Integration
Switchgear lineups are engineered-to-order products with a lot of variation among jobs, including fabricated sheet metal parts. Enabling the new JST Power Equipment switchgear-manufacturing plant to excel at taking on low-volume production: an automated punch-shear combination machine.

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Comprehensive Lubrication Program to Improve Production Efficiencies
AMSOIL Industrial, launched in September 2021, is a division of AMSOIL Inc., which brings more than 50 years of lubrication formulation and was the first lubricant company to bring API-certified synthetic lubricants to market in 1972. AMSOIL Industrial consults with fabricators and metal stamping operations to optimize production efficiency by employing a comprehensive lubrication program that starts with a plant audit by AMSOIL Industrial tribologists and lubrication experts.

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Fanuc Software Uses AI, Machine Learning to Monitor Drive Systems
Fanuc has introduced a new Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) software, AI Servo Monitor, designed to prevent production problems before they occur. The software employs artificial intelligence (AI) to predict possible failures of the drive systems for Fanuc servomotors and spindle motors.

Powerful HR Solutions with Exceptional Follow-through
Working with Insperity we help employers from employee benefits and HR administration to payroll, risk management and more. What sets us apart? Unbeatable support meets innovative technology. The result leads to a comprehensive HR solution that meets your needs, backed by our experienced team of specialists.

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Salvagnini Demo Day a Showcase for Leading-Edge Sheet Metal Fab Technology
The recent Salvagnini campus building-expansion project in Hamilton, OH, took center stage on Thursday, June 23rd, when the campus hosted a Demonstration Day, offering visitors tours of the environmentally engineered building. After a ribbon-cutting ceremony, visitors enjoyed close-up looks at a host of machines, including the new S1 punch-laser combi machine, along with an array of automation equipment.  And we were treated to a very informative seminar on Salvagnini’s software ecosystem for managing activities in the office and on the shop floor.

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Cut 3D Parts After Forming
Cut 3D parts after they’re formed. Bent tubes, hydroformed components, tubular assemblies, deep drawn parts, flat or stamped plates can be trimmed and cut with efficiency and excellent cut quality every time. The LT-Free replaces traditional machining operations and allows you to get the finished part in a single work cycle.
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CNC Punching: Machine Management and Nesting Capability Form Powerful Combo
By considering tool usage and other machine factors in CNC punching applications, fabricators can add to the efficiencies delivered by nesting software.

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Best-in-Class Thick Turret Tooling by Wilson Tool
HPX® guide assemblies from Wilson Tool International are specifically engineered to meet the needs of sheet metal manufacturers and provide the easiest set-up and use for thick turret tooling. HPX guide assemblies run Wilson Tool’s patented EXP® punch tip tooling, which provide twice the life over traditional thick turret punches.

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Projection Welding Seminar Coming to Grand Rapids
T. J. Snow, Chattanooga, TN, announces the return of its popular regional Resistance Welding Seminars, with Grand Rapids, MI, set to host a projection-welding course on Wednesday, October 5. The 8-hr. session is designed to educate attendees about the various types of projection welding, including nut welding, stud welding, and cross-wire welding. Additionally, attendees will learn about weld-nugget formation, tooling and electrode requirements, material considerations, proper sizing of nut-welding electrodes, and projection welding to HSLA steels.

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Chicago Rolls Out the Red Carpet for IMTS 2022
IMTS–The International Manufacturing Technology Show, the largest and longest-running industry trade show in the Western Hemisphere, runs every other year at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. This year’s edition, September 12-17, will host thousands of the creators, builders, sellers and drivers of manufacturing technology, all looking to connect and find inspiration.

Maximize Your IIoT Strategy in the Cloud
Data that lives in disconnected manufacturing siloes make it tough to analyze insights that can be used in everyday business. The industrial Internet of things (IIoT) is a network of always-connected things and systems that produce data and increase business connectivity to drive efficiency.

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Energy-Efficient Hydraulic Press Brakes Run Quiet
Gasparini featured its X-Press 165-ton hydraulic press brake with a 3-m bed at Lamiera, the recently held sheet metal-processing tradeshow held in Italy and attended by MetalForming. The exhibited press brake contained Gasparini’s Eco package, which maintains continuous control of the press brake main motor through a vector-control inverter. Instead of rotating at a fixed speed, the motor is continuously modulated.

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Industry-Related Terms: Bed, Center, CNC, Electrodes, Form, Hydraulic Press, Nesting, Projection Welding, Run, Turret
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