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April 30, 2021

Press Brake Tooling … As Important As Your Brake!

If you are bending or shaping metal, the press brake tooling you select plays an important tool. Tooling includes dies and punches that are used with a press brake to form, bend or flatten sheet metal. They are what touches the metal by utilizing a tool set of opposing features, force the material to conform to the bend desired.

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March 22, 2021

Work Safe With Heavy Machinery

Each year, workers suffer approximately 125,000 caught, cut or crush injuries in the manufacturing industry. Most accidents occur when workers are distracted. Failure to take appropriate safety precautions can lead to time-lost incidents at your shop. Some can permanently disable your employees, but you can easily prevent injury to wor...

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March 22, 2021

Machinery – New vs. Used – Which is Right for YOUR Company

Adding a piece of equipment to your shop is one of the most significant investments that any company can make regardless of its size. Deciding whether to go for a new or used piece of machinery can be overwhelming. When buying a new machine, you have the ability to customize the machine to your specific needs and the warranty a new mac...

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February 16, 2021

Press Brakes – Why Your Shop Needs One!

Press brakes are a vital fabrication machine used for bending and forming sheet metal required in almost every shop. They can help by reducing your job setup time and increasing your work efficiency and product more accurate parts.

A press brake is used for bending sheet and plate material. It forms predetermined bends by clamping the...

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February 16, 2021

Which Turning Center is Right for Your Company?

Is your company in the market for a turning center? Technology has come a long way over the last few decades. Turning centers were once manual tools but are now computerized and programmable providing more efficiency and productivity than before. The same machine can perform multiple functions helping you to work faster and increase pr...

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February 11, 2021

Laser Cutting Machines - CO2 vs. Fiber

CO2 or Fiber? Which laser is “better”? The fiber laser technology has been around for over a decade now and has changed the new industry ‘norm’ from CO2 to fiber. As laser manufacturers around the globe have strayed away from producing CO2 lasers and have all been exclusively selling fibers, one would think that CO2 lasers are now obso...

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