Modern Machine Shop

NOV 2017

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154 MMS November 2017 mmsonline.com FABTECH 2017 November 6 - 9 punch attached to the stationary platen coining the part on the top before returning. The double- moving platen enables the press to draw the long part at one speed and tonnage, and switch to another speed and tonnage to coin the part while still moving. A FANUC robot moves between the double platens to retrieve the part, and instructs the press when and at which velocity to extract the part. Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., call 800-877-9110 or visit greenerd.com. FIBER LASER CUTS TUBES MADE OF REFLECTIVE MATERIAL BLM GROUP USA, BOOTH B11010 BLM Group will feature its LT8.10 fiber laser tube cutting system. With its 3-kW fiber laser, the system provides flexibility for precise laser cutting on a variety of materials, including reflective ones such as brass, copper and aluminum, for tube diameters as large as 9.5" (241 mm). It can also process round, square, rectangular, and special- shaped tube as well as bar and open profiles. The company will also showcase its series of all-electric tube bending machines. The Smart model is suited for bending complicated shapes and multiple radii tubes with diameters as large as 1" (28 mm) and can be used in a range of configurations, including manual, robotic and automated loading, enabling non-stop operation. The Elect 102 model brings accuracy and pro- ductivity to the bending of tubes as large as 4" (102 mm) in diameter. It can bend multiple radii using stack tooling for right-hand or lef t-hand

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