WILMINGTON — Innovative Engineered Solutions, Inc. in Wilmington officially announced the release of its newest tube end forming machine type, an RB80 RFXT MH3 machine, a digitally controlled three-hit wide vise ram form machine.
This new machine is fully programmable and incorporates the FormPro™ II control system and allows the operator to select up to three progressive ram form hits in a single clamping.
“The machine design offers the advantages of a single clamping system, reduced capital expense by incorporating multiple machines into one, as well as reduced change-over time and increased throughput,” the company stated. The machine is available with capacity for tubes up to 80 mm in diameter and wall thicknesses up to 2.0 mm.
Innovative Engineered Solutions, Inc. has been in business at its current Wilmington location since 2010. iES “is widely regarded as North America’s leading supplier of tooling for tube forming and bending applications as well as tube end forming machines, presses and automation. With over 225 years of combined sales, engineering, and management tube industry experience, iES offers robust technical and commercially competitive solutions to its customers.”