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Video - Tools maintenance

Today we will talk about the importance of proper tool maintenance, a mandatory aspect in order to achieve the expected level of tool’s performance and, most important, save money.

  • The performance of the tool is not a constant straight line, after a certain point of use, any tool starts underperforming quickly. Obviously, this turning point variates according to the type and thickness of material we are punching, the die clearance we are using, the accuracy on both the tool holders and our machine. Many other aspects influence the tool wear, such as whether we are nibbling or not and how we are programming the tools.
  • The machine we use to sharpen our tools is of strategic importance to obtain the benefits we have seen. If we do not have a suitable machine available, we can consider purchasing a specially designed machine such as our ROLLERI UP-GRIND