MOTION CONTROL: Boker’s Inc.’s new 150-ton press enhances the company’s comprehensive metal stamping capabilities by performing progressive tooling, accomplishing multiple operations at once, and decreasing secondary operations and lead times.
Along with improving productivity through progressive tooling, the press offers increased capacity for long production runs. It features a 12-inch feeder and is capable of 200 strokes per min — easily fulfilling complex, high volume stamping orders for the automotive, electronics, aerospace and medical markets.
Boker’s precision stampings are manufactured in a wide variety of sizes, including flat blanking and piercings up to 12 x 12 inch, thicknesses from .005 to .134 inch, and draws of up to 3 inches deep and 8 inches in diameter. With more than 90 years of experience, Boker’s provides superior metal stampings selected from more than 2,000 materials available.
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A recent example of a major CAE revamp is MSC Apex, released last month by MSC Software Corp. In a discussion with Design News, MSC executives noted that its next-generation platform is designed to substantially reduce CAE modeling and process time, “in some cases from weeks down to hours.”
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