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   Tooling Technology
Tooling Update
Catalog Showcases Salvagnini-Style Punch-Press Tooling
Mate Precision Tooling, Anoka, MN, has published a 28-pg. catalog featuring Salvagnini-style Type II and Type III tool- ing, as well as Type 70 and 90 tooling, fully guided assemblies and PU and PB forming assemblies. Punches are man- ufactured from premium powdered-metal- based high-speed steel, boasting high abrasion resistance, anti-galling properties and hot and red hardness. Perforating
ant to ASTM E10 and ISO 6506. Test blocks boast a 6 by 4.5-in. test and are supplied with a comprehensive certificate of calibration, traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The number of indents per block has been increased from 35 to 80, on aver- age, allowing for 128 percent more tests on a single block than previous models.
An engraved indent placement pattern ensures that appropriate indent spacing is maintained, eliminating erroneous read- ings. Factory calibration indents appear in an octagonal pattern for easy identi- fication. A leatherette-covered steel car- rying case with safety clasp is included. Wilson Hardness: 800/695-427;
    strippers are fully guided, supporting the punch point throughout the punching cycle. And, dies are of high-speed tool steel with Mate’s Slug Free dies available as an option for Type III stations.
Last but not least—fabricators can order special Salvagnini assemblies for Type III tooling for slitting, shearing, multiple parts on sheet and tabbing, as well as for threadforming, louvering, beading, embossing and stamping. Mate Precision Tooling: 763/421-0230;
Hardness Test
Blocks Compliant with Industry Standards
Wilson Hardness, Norwood, MA, an Instron company and the originator of the Rockwell hardness tester, introduces a new Brinell hardness test block compli-
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