Gunter Glocker | Monday, October 15, 2018

Getting a Grip

Tool clamping systems have come a long way in speed, accuracy, and overall capabilities to address the need for faster and more precise tooling setup. 

The traditional means of clamping tooling in a press brake is to use mechanical clamping plates and set screws. This can be a slow, inaccurate process that can detract from optimizing press brake productivity. Over the last 30 years, more press brake manufacturers have begun offering hydraulic clamping of tools as a standard or a recommended option, and more customers are upgrading their existing press brakes with hydraulic clamping systems that can be quickly and easily retrofitted in their machines. 

It's all about setup speed
... Read the complete article ยป in the October issue of Canadian Fabricating & Welding magazine.

Getting a Grip

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