August 2020

Advanced flanging with smart tool solutions – KALLER

By | August 18th, 2020|Member News|

Smart design and optimal timing for flanging is central to press tool implementations. The dies, each with its own task and function, are designed to run in a high-precision sequence. All steps must be carefully timed to prevent costly jam and to keep the production line running smoothly at all times. Detailed planning is essential for every vehicle manufacturer designing a production line and its sequence. Each die in production must operate optimally, as the speed and reliability of simultaneous or sequential steps are crucial for production efficiency. When selecting the [...]

Bruderer ‘first’ helps Xandor Automotive Canning Brett boost production output by 400%

By | August 12th, 2020|Automotive, Member News|

A leading supplier to the European car market has invested in its first ever Bruderer to help it increase output for current and future models. Xandor Automotive Canning Brett, which manufactures exterior, interior and under bonnet components, installed a refurbished BTSA 40 high-speed press and BBV 202-120 feeder three months ago and is already achieving a 400% daily increase in volumes on selected lines. The company is using industry-leading control and patented ram tool guidance technology to manufacture up to 200,000 clips, fasteners and washers every day, with the flexibility [...]

September 2019

Voith implements state-of-the-art servo technology in 240-tonne hydraulic large area punching machine

By | September 27th, 2019|Automotive, Hydraulics, Member News|

Voith provides high-performance variable speed drive for 240-tonne hydraulic punching machine from Schoen + Sandt Energy savings up to 70 per cent  Comprehensive system approach for maximum performance Schoen-Sandt´s type 5050 hydraulic large area punching machine. Heidenheim, German Voith is supporting machine manufacturer Schoen + Sandt in implementing state-of-the-art servo technology in a 240-tonne large area punching machine. The manufacturer is contributing a variable speed drive to meet Schoen + Sandt’s requirements in terms of cycle numbers, speed, die-cut quality, accuracy and energy efficiency.  Developed for punching floor [...]

June 2016

Press Techniques sign ‘record’ Mahle deal at MACH 2016

By | June 20th, 2016|Automotive, MACH 2016|

Press Techniques, a specialist manufacturer of bespoke hydraulic and mechanical presses, has enjoyed a record-breaking MACH after signing a major new deal. The company used the exhibition to seal a contract with Mahle Engine Systems to re-engineer a high-end bearing shaving machine that will be used to produce engine components for customers involved in Formula 1 and Moto GP. “We have worked with the company for many years, but this is the largest single order we have won with them and I’m delighted that it came during MACH,” explained Alan [...]