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Modernise Your Old Press Brake

25/06/2018

If your old press brake is beyond repair, there is no choice but to scrap it. But, if it is just run down, make sure you weigh up your options of either selling it and installing a new one, or increasing the productivity by retrofitting and modernising it. Consider and add up how much it […]

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What A Hydraulic Press Can Do For You

20/06/2018

A hydraulic press is a very common machine in the industrial world. The system works by using the pressure that is applied to fluids within the two cylinders, and exerting it into a larger force; the heavier the pressure, the larger the force. Despite this simple technology, a hydraulic press can be used for a […]

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New distributor for Eastern Europe

24/05/2018

AW Precision and the company UAB Forvele have signed a distrbution agreement for our Punch and Die products for East Europe. If you are looking for local support with global reach please contact the team at UAB Forvele http://www.forvele.lt/

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Optimising Laser Cut Quality

22/05/2018

Nowadays, laser cutting machines have never been more productive, but that doesn’t mean that the cut quality is always up to standards. Obviously, edge quality is completely objective so there is no way to accurately measure it, but there are elements that can have a significant effect on these results. Material With the increase in […]

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Find the Right Laser Cutting Machine

18/05/2018

Laser cutting technology is one of the most accurate and consistent techniques in the process of metal fabrication. The equipment has evolved massively over the years which has meant there are a lot more options available nowadays; this makes the decision much harder, so here are a few things to consider. Choose the Type of […]

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How to Solve Cutting Punch Failures

25/04/2018

Over the years, the development of high-strength materials has increased, but consequently, this has led to more cutting punch failures. Trimmed, chipped, and broken sections are just a few results that stem from this issue. In order to solve this, you need to consider a number of factors: 1. The Dynamics of Metal Cutting It […]

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What Are the Best Coatings to Improve Tooling Life?

19/04/2018

Tools that undergo aggressive operations demand long-lasting, durable surfaces in order to produce high quality results every time. It has been said that tool coatings can help extend tooling life by a significant amount, and some procedures would be difficult to do without them. Here are a few coatings that can improve tooling life: Titanium […]

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Press Brake Safeguarding

29/03/2018

No matter how long you have had your press brake for, how often you use it, or if you have had relevant safeguarding before, it is vital that you are kept aware of the dangers press brakes can cause. Accidents and injuries in the workplace are often the result of these machines, but there are […]

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Southern Manufacturing Show 2018

26/02/2018

We have had an exciting month this February at AWP as we started off by taking part in the UK’s largest exhibition for electronics production, sourcing and subcontracting. We were very grateful to have the opportunity to present our own stall in the Southern Manufacturing Show, and to celebrate their 20th anniversary with them. It […]

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Top Tips on Avoiding Sheet Distortion

31/01/2018

A common issue in the stamping world is sheet distortion, and it can be one of the most frustrating things to avoid. The stress that is caused by piercing sheet metal is one of the main reasons for distortion, which results in an unusable piece of material. Unfortunately, there is no one solution that will […]

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