The new oversize format machine TruLaser 3060 from TRUMPF can process sheets as large as 6 x 2.5 meters. The new Highspeed cutting process for faster cutting ensures additional power.
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In April, several thousand customers and visitors from all around the world came to the TRUMPF in-house INTECH trade show. TruConnect, the comprehensive, multifaceted product range for Industry 4.0 in practice by TRUMPF, was in focus.
The patented Delta Drive opens up whole new possibilities in punch and laser processing.
3D printing is booming – and it’s no longer just about making plastic action figures. Industry is also reaping serious benefits from the new technology, which is also commonly known as additive manufacturing. This alternative moniker often refers to a rather different process, however, which is based around two main ingredients: a laser, and a fine metal powder that has the peculiar effect of seeming to be neither liquid nor solid!
Panel bending on the road to success: The neu fully automatic panel bending cell TruBend Center 7030 allows unprecedented formats in panel bending technology.
Thomas Rupp, Head of Sheet Metal Laser Welding at TRUMPF, explains, why laser welding brings enormous time and part costs savings compared to conventional welding processes and how to win new contracts with this technology.
The new TruLaser Center 7030 is a revolution in 2D laser cutting. The high-precision, fully automatic machine that takes care of production largely autonomously promises unmatched efficiency and process reliability in the manufacture of laser-cut parts.
TRUMPF will be showcasing new 3D printers and one-stop solutions for a comprehensive system of industrial manufacturing using additive technologies at the formnext trade fair in Frankfurt, November 15-18, 2016.
Lummel is an expert for metal roofing and metal facades. Stefan Lummel, managing director, approached TRUMPF with a request for a stud welding unit for the TruPunch 5000. In the video he reports on the results of the development partnership
Is laser welding worth it when it comes to small batch sizes? "Yes", says Evelyn Konrad, expert for laser welding in sheet metal processing at TRUMPF.
Developments in Spain, France and Germany brings TRUMPF a sales growth of 3,4 percent.
In Chicago, at the heart of the North American market for sheet metal processing, TRUMPF is building a demonstration factory in Chicago that is designed from the ground up as a flexible, digitally connected production plant. Its official opening is planned for the summer of 2017.
"By optimizing indirect processes before, during and after production you can continue to work profitably, even as batch sizes are shrinking and variations for specific parts are increasing", says Reinhold Groß, Managing Director Sales & Services,TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG.
Since July 2015 TRUMPF is embarking on a five-year strategic joint venture with the Stuttgart-based Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA. The aim of this long-term cooperation is to integrate current research findings from Industrie 4.0 into sheet metal processing. In our interview Ulrich Schneider from Fraunhofer IPA and Eberhard Wahl, who heads up product management for flexible sheet metal processing at TRUMPF, explain how they try to make Industry 4.0 easier to grasp by building up a sheet metal processing simulation.
Since January 2016, the slat cleaner TruTool TSC 100 is now equipped with the new seal along with an alarm function. The intelligent monitoring system makes the TruTool TSC 100 slat cleaner even more attractive.
In use on the roof: TRUMPF cordless profiling nibbler cuts quickly and precisely.
The principle of additive manufacturing is more than enticing. Laser and metallic powder build any desired component, based on data supplied directly by a CAD program. TRUMPF is the world’s only manufacturer to have all the pertinent laser technologies for industrial 3D printing in its program.
Declining lot sizes and rising numbers of variations in items are constantly adding complexity to the manufacturing processes in the sheet metal processing industry. TruConnect by TRUMPF helps to achieve individual optimization of business processes as a whole and to reduce the number of interface points. With individualized solutions, the company not only satisfies his customers' needs but also guides them along the road, step by step, to achieving a fully networked Smart Factory.
The large-format machines of the new TruBend Series 8000 built by TRUMPF cover a broad spectrum of applications. Featuring lengths of up to eight meters and bending depths of up to 500 millimeters, these machines are predestined for machining larger parts.
Intuitive controls, minimal space requirements, and quick and simple installation are the distinguishing features of the new TruLaser 2030 fiber. The machine is standard equipment with the TruDisk 3001 with three kilowatt laser power. Its strength is found in sheet metal thicknesses up to twelve millimeters, where it is highly productive.
In spite of convincing arguments the controversy about the pros and cons of laser welding has been raging for years now. We are entirely convinced by this trend-setting technology.
“Industry 4.0 will be offering suitable tools so that customers retain their international competitiveness,” states Eberhard Wahl,
Head of product management for flexible sheet metal processing, TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH + Co. KG.
With the TRUMPF cleaning set for CO2 optics, Original Lenses can be cleaned very easily, step by step.
120 meters long and covering 6,000 square meters, a glass “porch” holds a protective hand over Strasbourg’s central station. The glass bubble was constructed and build by the seele GmbH.
TRUMPF engineers have severed the correlation between speed and kilowatts. With the new Highspeed and Highspeed Eco cutting processes TRUMPF has achieved another milestone on the road to lower parts costs.
The new data output interface Central Link is the basis for more transparency in production control and plant planning. It transmits production status information to local ERP systems and also, with high data security, to cloud-based solutions. Central Link is a key component of TruConnect.
At the Euroblech 2016, the TruLaser Center 7030 is impressively celebrating its world premiere. Just beforehand, the TRUMPF developers provided a sneak preview of their work.
With the new TruPunch 5000 and the TruPunch 2000, TRUMPF is expanding its range with two high-performance punching machines to meet differing requirements.
World premiere: The TruLaser Tube 5000 fiber is the world's first tube cutting machine based on solid-state laser technology to eliminate the need for a fully enclosed housing.
Two new machines, one new technology, any number of new possibilities: TRUMPF’s new TruBend Center Series 5000 offers high levels of productivity and precision along with probably the most diverse spectrum of parts in panel bending.
By founding a universal bank, TRUMPF can wrap up entirely new packages to support sales and new start-ups.
Bends, brackets, hinges, bridges or multiple tools - the short road to custom punching tools made by TRUMPF.
Before / After: A pre-owned machine as good as new.
A new TRUMPF app, the “BendGuide”, lets you calculate the most important bending parameters, quickly and easily.
Tubing is a product of our times. It can be delicate and at the same time tough, and is predestined for lightweight construction — and for unusual solutions, too. The laser opens up new dimensions in tube processing.
The SYNCHRO production system casts a spotlight not only on tidy workplaces. Complete optimization of processes and sequences has proved to make manufacturing more efficient.
It was while jogging that Stefan Büttner and Wolfgang Laib developed a concept for skeleton-free punching, a concept that actually delivers what it promises.
Just good or absolutely perfect? TRUMPF application consultants are fully aware of the subtle difference. They apply expertise and insights to identify potential for improvement.
TRUMPF's customers are spoiled for choice: TRUMPF offers 2D laser machines in every performance class featuring both solid state and CO2 lasers.
The TruLaser 8000 can cut sheet metal as much as 16 meters in length. This 2D laser machine is now available, effective immediately, in a reworked design incorporating many new features.
Successful interaction between field sales and the application specialists at the TRUMPF Demonstration Center in Ditzingen results in perfect solutions.
Production will become more efficient, flexible and productive - this is what Industry 4.0 promises. TRUMPF already setting guideposts along the way toward the Social Machine and the Smart Factory.
Sheet metal without distortion, straight from the punching machine? With integrated flattening, it can be done.
At the TRUMPF Training Center Andreas Rentschler and his team offer perfect training to keep you one step ahead.
Things sometimes really heat up when the laser is cutting thick mild steel. The CoolLine option with its fine mist of water cools things down.
Productive, high in quality, and reliable in processing. Fourteen useful helpers make your work easier.
The TruMatic 6000, a world first, is based on a sophisticated machinery concept and combines the strengths of both laser and punching technologies. That makes it highly flexible and versatile.
The ToolShuttle made by TRUMPF delivers bending tools on push-button command. That saves setup times and boosts flexibility.
The TruMatic 6000 fiber joins the advantages of the solid-state laser with high-quality punching technology, making it a productive punch laser machine when working thin sheet metal. It rapidly cuts, punches and shapes sheet metal up to 6.4 millimeters thick.
At its approximately 170-square-meter booth at this year's Hanover Fair AXOOM is presenting a live production world of machines, measuring devices, smart glasses and other elements, all of them connected over AXOOM.
Thorsten Schäuble, head of the department Business Development Digital Services at TRUMPF, introduces the consulting solutions for an individual introduction to networked production.
TruTops Boost, the new software solution developed by TRUMPF, merges into a single system all the steps needed to generate sheet metal manufacturing programs. This includes everything from part design and data import to nesting and even writing NC programs for cutting, punching and bending.
Visual Online Support assists communications between customers and the Technical Service of TRUMPF. This boosts machine availability and reduces the costs for on-site service missions.
High joint speeds with simplified controls and an attractive cost-to-benefit ratio: That's how the new generation of the TruBend Series 3000 makes for profitable manufacturing even at low machine utilization rate.
A single tool that eliminates four separate procedures. Laser cutting has made this possible, for some time now, in shops that process pipes and tubes. TRUMPF has now presented the next generation of the TruLaser Tube 5000.
A work shoe fitted with intelligent sensor technology is the truly revolutionary control for the TruBend Series 5000. Thanks to its sensor system, the operator can use the foot to actuate the stroke, no matter where he might be standing in front of the machine. This does away with the bother of moving and repositioning foot pedals. The MagicShoe is absolutely safe. There is no danger of the operator releasing the stroke by accident.
Engineering a bracket from sheet metal reduces assembly effort when compared with a version incorporating parts bought on the market. That, in turn, cut manufacturing costs.
Tube designs simplify mutual positioning and joining tubes both one with another and with sheet metal. That also inspires designers of furniture.
No matter whether new or used: Kai Schulze of TRUMPF’s quality management section explains why customers are always on the safe side.
The new SortMaster is the perfect companion to the 2D laser machines in the TruLaser Series 5000. Simultaneous to the machining itself, the SortMaster removes the parts, sorts and stacks them fast and reliable.
The newly developed, cordless TRUMPF TruTool power tools feature impressive above-average duty cycle and singular operating convenience.
Removing small parts process-reliably through the parts flap or chute: with the Slitting Tool size 5, with the beveled die.
The MobileControl app turns your iPad into a mobile control panel.
High axis speeds and acceleration rates coupled with innovative operating aids lend the TruBend Series 5000 unparalleled productivity – while keeping the high degree of part flexibility customers have come to expect.
The new BrightLine fiber function makes the TruLaser 5030 fiber with its 5-kilowatt solid-state laser an all-purpose machine for 2D laser processing.
The combination of RFID lens and LensLine improves the reliability of cutting processes implemented using 2D laser machines and reduces the frequency of lens cleaning.
Efficient production depends on the optimized use of resources. TRUMPF's preliminary engineering section can help.
Sheet metal can be positioned even more quickly and accurately in preparation for combination machining. A new motion concept ensures higher positioning speeds and scratch-free parts.
The TRUMPF subsidiary in the Austrian town of Pasching produces over 25,000 meters of bending tools each year. Of those tools, about one in twenty is in fact a custom solution.
TRUMPF is introducing the new TruTool DD 1010 to the market. The drill driver is distinguished above all by its ergonomically correct design, its superb operating convenience and modern 10.8 volt Li-ion technology.
With tools made by TRUMPF a great variety of connectors can be made up right at punching and combination machines.
With the new TruLaser 5030 fiber with new smart functions and an 8 kilowatt TruDisk laser TRUMPF opens a new chapter in the use of
solid-state lasers for sheet metal.
Four kilometers walkers can experience the history of Venlo along a cultural heritage trail. The Dutch sheet metal specialists at Roxal in Best, provided twelve different stations sheathed with corten.
Smart functions are new intelligent functions and software-based solutions by TRUMPF. The machine uses them to determine whether action is needed and then acts autonomously.
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