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Clamps Gain a Grip on Die Change Efficiency

Whirlpool saves 6,600 hours annually using ROEMHELD North America’s Hydro-mechanical Clamping Nuts for die changes. And that’s just one factory!   By Brad Kuvin, Editor Metal Forming Magazine September, 2015 Sound die-change practice starts with well-organized workstations. To that end, Whirlpool is customizing Creform material-handling carts to organize the new Hilma hydromechanical clamping nuts and…

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Effective Horizontal Machining in Action

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Practical Machinist (@practicalmachinist) WS 1.3070 NC Hydro-Mechanical Vise   NC Hydro-Mechanical Vise allows for effective machining for die, mold, and fixture construction, as shown in the video. Flexible and quickly adapted to most clamping ranges using the easy socket pin adjustment. The high-precision of…

The Future is Flexible

WEBINAR RECORDING Your Ergonomic Modular Assembly Workstation of Tomorrow     Join us to learn how modular assembly workstations can increase throughput while decreasing injury.   Flexible Ergonomic Modular Workstations Whether the workstation requires lifting, rotating, or tilting, the ROEMHELD modular system is scalable with interchangeable modules that can be configured to fit each individual assembly task for easy handling and assembly at the ideal ergonomic position.     Mobile Solutions for…

Detecting Errors Before Machining

WEBINAR RECORDING Sensory Clamping Devices for Safe and Efficient Workpiece Machining   Optimization of the manufacturing process Increase in productivity Increase in flexibility Increase in throughput Detecting errors and rejects before machining starts Monitoring the machining process Increase in process reliability High system availability through condition-oriented maintenance     

New arch clamp for presses and forges

Market leader for die clamping technology expands its range of wedge clamps    The new arch clamp is designed to be exceptionally sturdy and safe for use on presses and forges. The clamping technology specialist ROEMHELD expands its multi-member wedge clamp family with this clamp. The clamping element is named after the arch-shaped clamping bolt…

Sensor clamping technology detects defective blanks and monitors production.

BY: ROEMHELD Gruppe  ROEMHELD Gruppe collaborating with partner AUGUST WENZLER MASCHINENBAU GmbH on new sensory clamping device concept. For machining of workpieces to perform efficiently, the focus is often on optimizing the machining equipment and the clamping device used with its clamping elements. There are many influencing variables, but the initial situation is largely determined…

Ergonomic Change in a Limited Space

Article from ROEMHELD Gruppe  Kunststoffe International By F. Stephan Auch   Shuttle Table Equipped with Hydraulic Ball Bars and Electro-Hydraulic Lifting Platform. There are some die transport carts on the market, usually models with low functionality. Few carts are optimized for a mold change, and in limited spaces or with high loads, most of them…

ROEMHELD Announces New CNC Machine Vise

Article from ROEMHELD North America  Article by: Modern Machine Shop  Practical Machinist  Self-centering vise from ROEMHELD handles prismatic and round parts.  Fenton, MO — PC 80 Clamping System is a manual vise that comes in two styles, fixed jaw and self-centering. It features a simple, rigid, all-steel design, and includes clamping jaws with a dovetail…

Ergonomic Mold Changes in Limited Spaces

  Article from ROEMHELD GmbH Friedrichshütte GTMA Manufacutring Resource Center  By Admin   Vehicle components manufacturer ElringKlinger, headquartered in Dettingen an der Erms, Germany, includes high-performance, lightweight plastic products such as oil pans and cam covers in the product portfolio it supplies to the global automotive industry. Tobias Gerst, production engineer responsible for capital equipment…

QDC Squeezes Every Drop of Productivity

By Brad Kuvin, Editor Metal Forming Magazine November, 2020 Like a thoroughbred racehorse waiting at a stuck starting gate, operators of stalled high-speed presses waiting for the completion of a die change are chomping at the bit to get to work. So, when management at electrical-contact manufacturer JAE Oregon saw an opportunity to conduct a deep dive into im proving…