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“Gorilla” Warfare in Metalforming – How to Couple Stamping Die Segments Without a Hard Wire Connection

This post will show how to couple stamping die segments without a hard wire connection, AND prevent the potential gorilla-like effects of forklifts during die change! Have you ever experienced or heard about a forklift removing a stamping die with the giant … Continue reading

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Implement Hassle Free Tool Changes

From conversations with many of our customers, I have found that there are two key problems encountered when working with tool change-outs:

Tool Identification: “How do I know I have the right tool in there for the right job at the right time?”
Cables & Connectors: “How do I remember every time to disconnect them before the tooling is removed? We spend thousands each year repairing dies with the cordsets torn out.”
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