October 2020

ElringKlinger and ROEMHELD Case Study

By | October 23rd, 2020|Member News|

There are some die transport carts on the market, usually models with low functionality. Few carts are optimised for a mould change, and in limited spaces or with high loads,  most of them quickly reach their limits. This is different with automotive supplier ElringKlinger. The company has recently started using a compact model from ROEMHELD adapted to the individual requirements. ElringKlinger AG is a listed automotive supplier with over 10,000 employees at 45 locations worldwide. The company headquarters are located in Dettingen/Erms, Baden-Württemberg. At this site, the company produces cylinder-head [...]

Press Tools Innovative Guiding Technology – Kaller Case Study

By | October 14th, 2020|Member News, Press Tooling|

As the metal stamping industry evolves, it requires press tools that can keep up with it. These days, production demands have increased in terms of managing new sheet metal materials and time efficiency, which has made the already challenging forming operation even harder to perform than before. When stamping sheet metal, lateral movements appear in the press tool. Because of those, tool guiding elements are also required, to save the gas springs from breaking. Due to these new production demands, the gas spring guiding technology also needed to improve. Lightweight [...]

September 2020

MPPS installs first SIMPAC Press line in the UK

By | September 21st, 2020|Member News|

MPPS as the UK Sales and Service Agent for SIMPAC Mechanical and Hydraulic presses has just installed an automated press line at a leading manufacturer of central heating products. The line includes four 300 tonne Solid Frame Mechanical Presses with Blank Destack / Feeder and Inter-press Shuttle Transfer system. MPPS project managed and provided personnel and heavy lifting equipment for the unloading of the equipment from delivery vehicles, unpacking, then transporting and positioning of the presses within the factory using twin VersaLifts. Working within the constraints of Covid-19 conditions MPPS [...]

January 2020

Sales milestone delivers a 10-year birthday present for Worcester Presses

By | January 14th, 2020|Member News|

A Black Country manufacturing specialist is celebrating 10 years of supplying hydraulic presses in the UK by hitting a major sales milestone. Danny Wheldon (P.A.B. Coventry), Russell Hartill (Worcester Presses) and Mark Brazier (P.A.B. Coventry) Worcester Presses, which employs 14 people at its works in Dudley, has recently installed its 50th hydraulic press into P.A.B. (Coventry) to help it cope with an increase in orders from the automotive and aerospace sector. The sheet metal and prototype experts have taken a Yeh Chiun 300 tonne H-Frame hydraulic press that [...]

Blechexpo survey by ROEMHELD on the digital future of the press: Manufacturers are well prepared for electromobility

By | January 14th, 2020|Member News|

The trend topics: servo drives, digitalisation, networking, condition monitoring ROEMHELD presents industry 4.0-compatible die clamping technology Hilchenbach, January 13, 2020. Manufacturers of forming presses and stamping presses feel well prepared for the production of components for electromobility. The corresponding machines are consistently on offer. This was confirmed by a survey conducted by the clamping technology specialist ROEMELD at Blechexpo with its industrial partners AIDA, Andritz Kaiser, Bruderer, Schuler and Simpac. The experts believe that in the near future there will be a trend towards simple, cost-effective and easily retrofittable solutions [...]

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 [...]