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Offline Bending in MetaBEND by Metamation 27.Aug.16

Offline Press Brake Programming

One of the most skilled operations in the sheet metal manufacturing industry is the operating and setting of press brakes, which if you are a low batch manufacturer could increase your non value added time significantly. Skill shortages for this operation don’t help and when you consider that you could easily have 2-3 press brakes ...

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Sheet Metal CAD CAM 09.Aug.16

Be a Lean Mean Manufacturing Machine

 

The business cost for profile cutting on machines has been and still is primarily driven by Front End Time, Material Utilisation and Sequence Optimisation. The industry has been and still is adopting leaner manufacturing practices by reducing batch size in favor of more frequent delivery dates which in turn places higher demands on suppliers ...

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ize 27.Jun.16

IZE of CAD/CAM Software

AUTOMIZE……….Introducing FLEXIBLE automation
OPTIMIZE………..Save time and effort by OPTIMIZING repetitive tasks
REALIZE………….Savings TIME, ACCURACY and INFORMATION flow

What is and why do we need and what is the IZE? Well to start let’s take a look at the typical top 5 manufacturing process questions.

Across the front end we perform many repetitive ...

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Punch and Nesting Software by Metamation 27.May.16

CAD CAM Punch

MetaCAM – CAD CAM Punch

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CNC Punch a key manufacturing process used heavily in today’s environment and depending on your product range, turret capacity and tooling availability could be one of the most time consuming processes to handle.

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The MetaCAM software is a fully functioning CAD and Punch CAM system that is ...

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CAD CAM Improvements - Metamation 27.Apr.16

EASY EFFICIENCY

January 2015 – As an 18-year-old, Scott Stewart didn’t expect his job at a sheet metal shop to grow into a career. “I kept my head down and worked my way up,” he recalls. By his 27th birthday Stewart was general manager of a 50-man job shop but still, the realization that “this is my ...

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