Sheet metal

Hypertherm announces major overhaul of its Design2Fab sheet metal layout software

Hypertherm today announced the release of Design2Fab 6, a major update of its popular sheet metal layout software for HVAC duct, mechanical, kitchen, industrial roofing, and other specialty fitting layouts. This new version…

In the pursuit of the White Rabbit

The successful case of a small company, in the sheet metal industry, which has succeeded in managing the bureaucratic confusion of the national plan for industry 4.0 and has efficiently integrated new manufacturing…

Residual stresses: challenges or opportunities?

Residual stresses are simply stresses retained within a stationary body and at equilibrium with its surroundings. There are three primary mechanisms in which residual stresses enter into a body namely thermal, chemical and…

A trailblazing investment to promote additive manufacturing

3D printing is developing at an increasingly rapid pace. To improve its additive manufacturing processes, toolcraft has invested in new laser melting machines from Trumpf. While plastic parts can already be 3D printed…

How 3D CAD for sheet metal design unfolds better productivity

In a digital era, leading manufacturers are eying to automate factories, capitalize on big data, drive predictive maintenance and collaborate efficiently with suppliers and partners on part designs with 3D tools. It is…

F.lli Nava

F.lli Nava: deep-drawing for very deep parts

F.lli Nava makes use of all the technologies currently available, in the field of production presses following standard production processes and production processes for customised presses – for deep-drawing, moulding, thermoforming, hydroforming –…

New members joining to Trumpf’s group management

Trumpf is expanding its Group Management increasing the number of group managing directors from five to six. Heinz-Jürgen Prokop (58) and Christian Schmitz (57) are going to join the company’s most important managing board. Both…

ESI launches Pam-Stamp 2017

Innovator in Virtual Prototyping software and services for manufacturing industries ESI Group, announces the latest release of ESI Pam-Stamp; simulation software dedicated to sheet metal forming. An end-to-end solution, Pam-Stamp covers cold, warm…

Finite Element Modelling of combined plate process

  Some researchers have presented the results of the Finite Element Modelling of a new combined process (Plate Rolling and Stamping). This process has been used to produce big-size bodies, for instance like…

Bending, a process in constant evolution

Always in search of technological evolutions aimed at providing excellent bending, geometrically precise and repeatable, press brake manufacturers propose more and more efficient and performing machines on the market, glancing at industry 4.0….

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