Quality Tool adds turret punch/laser

St. Paul, MN—Quality Tool Inc., a metal-fabrication contract manufacturer, has added a turret punch/laser system, the Amada EMLK3610NT, with an energy-efficient servo-electric drive system. This equipment delivers high-speed, tight-tolerance punching and laser cutting in combination with forming capability and automated load/unload material handling systems.

St. Paul, MN—Quality Tool Inc., a metal-fabrication contract manufacturer, has added a turret punch/laser system, the Amada EMLK3610NT, with an energy-efficient servo-electric drive system. This equipment delivers high-speed, tight-tolerance punching and laser cutting in combination with forming capability and automated load/unload material handling systems.

Specially programmed software makes Quality Tool's deployment of the turret punch/laser system unique in the industry. The company directed the development of customized software for integration with this system. Their solution makes real-time dynamic nesting possible and minimizes cost through reduction of setup and production time, scrap, and lead times. This unrivaled performance is achieved while holding more precise tolerances for increased accuracy and quality.

The Amada unit is specifically designed for efficient production of short-run and complex sheet metal parts. It is capable of delivering 500 HPM on 1-inch centers, the highest hit rate available today. The turret/laser handles up to 8-gauge material in 10-foot sheets (8 feet without repositioning).

Quality Tool is a contract manufacturer serving industries including medical, computing, industrial, telecommunications, and defense. The company produces fabricated sheet metal parts, stampings, laminated bus bars, CNC machined parts, weldments, and mechanical assemblies. It also has a design and prototype division that specializes in design for manufacturability. In addition to manufacturing, Quality Tool provides design engineering, product development assistance, rapid prototyping, and inventory management system implementation.

Quality Tool has 50 years of manufacturing history with domestic facilities located in St. Paul, MN, and Brookings, SD. The company has a strategic global partner in Shenzhen, China.

For more information or to receive a quotation, visit www.qualitytool.com/ptl or call +1 651-646-7433 or 1-866-997-4647.

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