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Offline Bending in MetaBEND by Metamation 05.01.21

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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ize 30.11.20

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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CAD CAM ROI 02.11.20

Putting the R in ROI

 In today’s manufacturing facilities when investment is being made we usually look for he ability to meet and exceed the immediate software requirements along with the magic Return on Investment (ROI). The sheet metal CAD CAM Arena has always had a large focus in this area, but what really generates the ROI? Is it all ...

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Sheet Metal CAD CAM 16.10.20

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 to ...

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Nesting 12.10.20

CAD CAM NESTING

The business cost for profile cutting on machines has been and still is primarily driven by Front End Time, Material Utilisation, Sequence Optimisation and Customers expected delivery dates where ever increasing demands are placed on suppliers to be more flexible on batch size and with quicker turn a rounds (Sound Familiar)?

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