Guill Software, a producer of extrusion tooling, has launched its new reciprocating head. The standard tip and die meeting is changed with a linear reciprocating meeting that modifications the tube’s profile inside a given size.
This course of is repeated all through a single extrusion run with out interruptions. Reducing functionality, in affiliation with the extrusion pace, cuts the completed product to size.
Whereas value and worth stream actions are diminished, high quality is improved. One extrusion run is required to supply a completed product, versus a number of extrusion runs with tooling modifications together with a handbook meeting operation to attach completely different tubing shapes. Guill’s new reciprocating head eliminates an meeting operation. It additionally eliminates in-process stock. There is no such thing as a want for storage of assorted tubing shapes and connectors wanted for meeting, success of orders and replenishment of completed items.
The reciprocating head eliminates a connecting piece, permits JIT manufacturing and merchandise made-to-order and it reduces complete run time from receiving the order to transport.