Thursday | 31 July, 2014 | 1:22 pm

SigmaTEK Webinars

SigmaTEK Systems LLC announces its August webinar schedule. Shop owners, manufacturers, fabricators, programmers, machine operators, production managers, and anyone charged with improving shop floor efficiency should attend.

August 14 - 3 Keys to Faster Press Brake Set-Up
August 26 - Proven Shop Floor Cutting Techniques for Bottom-Line Improvement



3 Keys to Faster Press Brake Set-Up

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
3 Keys to Faster Press Brake Set-Up
This free 30 minute webinar will provide proven methods for increasing press brake operation efficiency. Attendees will learn practical tips for:

• Tool Storage / Optimization
• Work Area Optimization
• Tooling Set-up Sheets




Proven Shop Floor Cutting Techniques for Bottom-Line Improvement

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT
Proven Shop Floor Cutting Techniques for Bottom-Line Improvement
The shop floor represents a manufacturer's best opportunity for bottom-line savings: better machinery utilization, inventory management and manpower productivity. This free webinar will present proven methods for increased fabrication productivity, part quality, and cost savings by the reduction of scrap and consumables.

The key areas that we will discuss include:

1. Tool Path Optimization
- Pierce Point Reduction

2. Feedrate Control
- Ramping
- Bolt Hole Quality

3. Cutting Techniques
- Common-line Cutting
- Bridge Cutting
- Chain Cutting


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