Sheet metal

The non-value of set-up times

Among activities that do not generate value, which would thus be beneficial to reduce to a minimum, the machine set-up stands out. Smed is an excellent approach to optimize and make set-up times…

Mate Precision Tooling become Mate Precision Technologies

Mate Precision Tooling, a global player in sheet metal fabrication products and solutions, announced that it is changing its corporate name to Mate Precision Technologies. The name change reflects the company’s broader commitment…

How to evaluate the feasibility of components that require bending

There are many small details in bending that, if undervalued, lead to a waste of time that is hard to quantify. Some examples: the layout of tools, the type and quality of available…

26th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition will take place from 9 – 12 March 2021 in Hanover

EuroBLECH 2020 postponed

Mack Brooks Exhibitions yesterday has announced the postponement of EuroBLECH, which was scheduled to take place at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds in Germany from 27 to 30 October 2020. The new dates for…

EuroBLECH 2020 announces additional exhibition hall

New Hall 26 of Hanover exhibition grounds to host exhibitors of joining technology as well as surface and tool technology. The 26th edition of the International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, EuroBLECH 2020,…

Sheet metal bending: suggestions and “best practices”

Here are some “gold rules” to make bending processes fast, high-quality and efficient. Concerning the sheet metal bending activity, it is not sufficient to make use of suitable machinery and forefront technologies: we…

Laser cutting: also for high reflective materials

Copper, brass, bronze, …but gold and silver too: fiber laser allows the processing of highly reflective materials. Technological Evolution and innovation are often signs of market demands: today there is a real interest…

Micro waterjet bridges the gap between EDM and Micro Laser

Cutting narrow incisions with ultra-high precision in high density materials using waterjet technology requires a specific waterjet cutting process: the Fine Abrasive Waterjet process (FAWJ). The first FAWJ cutting head was developed by…

Swedish Steel Prize 2019 finalists symbolize 20 years of innovative engineering

The finalists for the Swedish Steel Prize 2019 have now been named and include four revolutionary design concepts that fully utilize the characteristics of premium steel within SSAB’s product range. The winner has…

When versatility met effectiveness

Introduced by Pesaro-headquartered Intermac, a specialised branch of the Biesse Group, the Primus Series is a waterjet-based product family that aims to provide customers in different manufacturing sectors with such characteristics as ease…

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