Delta Drive – the new superweapon in TRUMPF’s arsenal for punch and punch-and-laser processing. The patented drive was developed with an eye to achieving several goals, such as facilitating the construction of smaller machines and opening up new methods of material handling. But how?
The B3.ATA press brake has been upgraded with numerous automated devices that make it adaptive and able to react to different materials and products while also offering entirely autonomous operation, in accordance with Salvagnini’s Industry 4.0 concept. Its application reaches from standalone machine to an integrated part of the Salvagnini FMC FlexCell, like for example in a configuration with a L5 fiber laser cutting system and P2lean panel bender.
The new SUPER TURBO-X 3015 Fiber series is the latest generation of Mazak’s highly popular SUPER TURBO-X lasers, which have sold more than 4,000 machines in Europe since 1990. Until now, the SUPER TURBO-X has always been a CO2 laser, but the latest machine utilises fibre laser technology to deliver faster cutting times and lower running costs.
The global market situation for sheet metal manufacturing has changed significantly in the last few years. Today’s challenges are the constantly changing lot sizes, a higher number of individual assembly requests, the ever increasing quality requirements and a wider range of materials and thicknesses to process. Additionally, in order to stay relevant on the market, these challenges must be faced quickly and at the lowest price possible.
Simufact presented new versions of their established product lines for forming, welding and now also for additive simulation processes. Simufact launched the product novelties at this year’s EuroBLECH in Hanover. Besides the releases of the known product versions Simufact Forming for forming simulation and Simufact Welding for welding simulation, they also announced the launch of Simufact Additive, a groundbreaking new software solution for the simulation of metal additive manufacturing processes.
Ultimate flexibility: the TRUMPF TruPunch 1000 is a punching machine for the entry-level segment that can gradually be expanded into a fully-fledged combination machine. The result of this evolution is the TruMatic 1000 fiber, a laser machine equipped with a whole host of innovative features that punches holes, bends flanges and forms threads.