February 2020

MMMA Metalworking Village at MACH 2020

By | February 21st, 2020|Uncategorised|

MMMA hosting our specialist Metalworking exhibition within MACH 2020 provides a fantastic opportunity for our members to show off their skills, services and Technologies to visitors across manufacturing UK. Within the Village, visitors will be welcomed to call on each member stand, to discuss and see, what is available, how it could help them in improving production, winning more orders and increasing profitability. Members exhibiting include - Bruderer UK , Esprit Automation, Cotswold Machinery Sales, Worcester Presses, Schuler, Presscare, TMA, Roemheld UK, Industrial Clutch, Kaller Gas Springs, Press Techniques, Helm [...]

OSA Systems Ltd / PH Hare will be exhibiting at MACH 2020

By | February 21st, 2020|Member News|

OSA Systems Ltd (OSAS) is a new and exciting Industrial Press company, which has grown out of One Stop Automation Ltd (OSA). One Stop Automation had been working intrinsically alongside PJ Hare, designing, developing and delivering the control and automation systems on the Special range (up to 600 tonnes) over a significant period of time. To prevent the engineering heritage of PJ Hare Ltd being lost, OSA acquired the intellectual property to ensure British engineering, and more importantly the press industry, had a choice for customers blending heritage and our [...]

Worcester Presses Limited at MACH 2020

By | February 20th, 2020|Member News|

Worcester Presses offers a combination of mechanical Chin Fong and Worcester bench press ranges, Hydraulic presses, Tomac coil handling equipment and press transfer systems. We can offer complete turnkey solutions which can incorporate guarding, load monitoring, QDC and additional ancillary equipment to increase productivity. At MACH 2020, Worcester Presses will also be exhibiting their new Titan Press. The new Titan Presses will compliment Worcester Presses’ existing range, the Titan Presses have adjustable stroke which enables us to offer a more flexible configuration to suit multi tooling shut height. Worcester Presses [...]

Decade Monitoring Solutions

By | February 20th, 2020|Member News|

Is your counter balance adjusted correctly for each tool? Are you optimising your pressure settings? The 170 can monitor and adjust your counterbalance, overload and cushion pressure for each tool.  

Bruderer at MACH 2020

By | February 19th, 2020|Member News|

Following on from a successful MACH2018, Bruderer UK are again looking forward to the show this year in 2020. As always, our presence at MACH will be highlighted by a state of the art Bruderer high speed precision stamping press; this year we will be demonstrating a Bruderer BSTA 280-75B2 High Speed Stamping press, fitted with a BSV75 servo feeder and BPG planetary gearbox, demonstrating three presses in one. This will be running as a line with tooling & producing products, incorporating decoiler and rewinding equipment. This year, we will [...]

Metal Bashers Ball 2020

By | February 16th, 2020|Events|

Metal Bashers Ball 2020 Running Order: 6.30pm  Welcome drink on arrival 7.30pm  Three course meal with coffee and mints 8.30pm  After dinner speaker ’Eddie the Eagle Edwards’ 9.30pm  Fantastic band ‘Solid Groove Foundation’ Midnight Finish Tickets: £65 each Further information: ISME Members & Guests please contact: Adrian Nicklin T. 07774 260126 E. adriannicklin@btinternet.com MMMA Members & Guests please contact: Bill Neal T. 07725 277590 E. billneal@mmma.org.uk

MACH 2020 Preview Information: Roemheld UK

By | February 13th, 2020|Member News|

ROBOTIC HANDLING CELLS AUTOMATE MACHINE TOOL OPERATION (NEW) Best known as a supplier of high quality manual, hydraulic, electro-mechanical and magnetic workholding equipment manufactured in Germany and Austria, including those marketed under the Hilma, Stark and Rivi brand names, Hitchin-based Roemheld UK will announce at MACH 2020 a significant diversification to its handling product range. Alongside workpiece manipulators, the company will launch from stand 430 in hall 7 a new suite of cells designed to automate machine tool tending and add extra processes beyond just workpiece handling and storage. The [...]

Production of complex-shaped car body components: AP&T demonstrates capabilities in tooling for hot forming of high-strength Aluminum

By | February 12th, 2020|Member News|

With AP&T’s production technology for hot forming of aluminum, body components which traditionally consist of several joined parts can be formed in a single step. This technology enables net shape forming and thus also reduced production time and costs for car manufacturers. To demonstrate the possibilities, AP&T conducted a development project in order to design and manufacture a new tool for complex hot forming. The outcome of the project is a concrete example of what AP&T can offer the automotive industry in terms of efficiently building lighter and safer cars [...]

Raybould Machine Tools will be introducing a new range of products at MACH2020

By | February 4th, 2020|Member News|

Raybould Machine Tools Ltd will be introducing the new range of BOXIN mechanical power presses and HONG-ER press feeding & coil handling equipment that will be on offer at the MACH2020 exhibition. "For some time now, it has caused Raybould Machine Tools Ltd frustration that we have clients looking for used machines but due to a worldwide shortage of quality equipment we cannot locate anything suitable on the used market! Hence, Raybould Machine Tools Ltd undertook looking at Far East manufacturers to locate high quality new machinery that would be [...]

Decade Monitoring Solutions

By | February 4th, 2020|Member News|

Do you want to reduce tool changeover time? Improve repeatability? Reduce the risk of setting issues? Decades 170 slide control lets you save the press RAM position into the tool memory. Once set once the exact position can set automatically from the unit. Our customers have saved 1 hour of changeover time per press line increasing production dramatically.