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8584496 Device for press-forming a thin sheet and press-forming method  
A press-forming device includes a punch and a die, as a mold to be measured, and a strain measurement means arranged within the mold and measuring a strain amount generated by press-forming. The...
8424359 Bending press with a loading device and method for its operation  
The invention describes a manufacturing device (1) and a method for bending blanks (4) or workpieces (5), having a bending press (2) and having a manipulator (3), which can be displaced in a...
8424351 Automated monitoring for clinching joints  
A system for monitoring clinched joints performed by an apparatus that moves a punch relative to a die. The system determines acceptability of a clinched joint by correlating the amount of punch...
8166874 Vibration severity monitor to control press operating shutheight and process operating conditions  
A system monitors vibration activity in a press machine environment and generates a signal indicative of vibration level severity. An accelerometer can provide measured peak acceleration data that...
8109123 Riveting unit for electric rivet gun  
A riveting unit is assembled with an electric rivet gun, including a transmission unit, a clamping jaw having a locating portion driven by the transmission unit to be moveable between a first...
8091395 System, method, software arrangement and computer-accessible medium for press-forming of materials  
A system, method and software arrangement are provided for generating press-formed parts having a more consistent quality based on improved determination of processing conditions. For example, an...
8079242 Crimping system with integrated monitoring  
A crimping tool including a punch carrier, a plurality of punches movable in translation in radial housings of the punch carrier, a thrust member having an inside face co-operating with the outer...
7886564 System, method, software arrangement and computer-accessible medium for press-forming of materials  
A system, method and software arrangement are provided for generating press-formed parts having a more consistent quality based on improved determination of processing conditions. For example, an...
7878041 Dynamic verification method for a riveting process with blind rivets carried out with an automatic riveting apparatus, and verifying device for carrying out the verification  
A method and device are provided for verification of the quality of placing of blind rivets. The verification method involves successively carrying out, during the application of traction force to...
7845205 Die cushion controller  
A die cushion controller, for driving a die cushion, disposed in opposition to a slide of a press machine, by controlling a servo motor, including: a pressure command portion which prepares a...
7832331 Slide position sensor and press machine  
A slide position sensor includes: a link supporting member projecting from the slide toward the upright, a dual axis link member whose first end is rotatably supported and hung by the link...
7788780 Monitoring system for fastener placing tool  
A fastener placing tool (11) for placing fasteners of the breakstem blind rivet type incorporates a force/stroke monitoring device (22) which comprises an assembly body (24) detachably mounted on...
7784317 Safety system for a bending press and a slatted tool  
The invention describes a safety system (22) for a production unit (1) for bending a sheet metal part (3), in particular for a bending press (2), with a stationary bench beam (13) and a bending...
7574891 Press  
A pressing apparatus using a motor, in which a driving device for fast feed, which lowers a upper die to a position immediately before pressing, and a motor for pressing, which performs a pressing...
7559133 Riveting system  
A riveting system is operable to join two or more workplaces with a rivet. In another aspect of the present invention, a self-piercing rivet is employed. Still another aspect of the present...
7503196 Rivet monitoring system  
A rivet monitoring system is provided which has a micro-strain or micro fluid pressure sensor that measures strains or pressures within a tool component. These measured signals are compared to a...
7448242 Method for securing a machine tool and opto-electronic sensor for carrying out such a method  
The invention relates to a method for securing a machine tool comprising a first tool part that carries out work movements in the direction of a second tool part in order thereby to carry out a...
7346971 Blind rivet monitoring system supply pressure compensation  
A rivet set quality monitoring system is disclosed. A supply pressure sensor monitors the supply pressure to the tool. The tool has a second sensor which monitors strains or loads associated with...
7340930 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Method for securing a machine tool and opto-electronic sensor for carrying out such a method
 
The invention relates to a method for securing a machine tool comprising a first tool part that carries out work movements in the direction of a second tool part in order thereby to carry out a...
7313851 Method for monitoring the installation of blind rivets  
Apparatus is provided for monitoring the installation of a blind rivet to attach together top and bottom members. The blind rivet installation tool includes a housing having an anvil seated on the...
7313852 Method of forming a rivet using a riveting apparatus  
A riveting yoke assembly (11) comprises a yoke (30), a force applying mechanism (22) and a rivet forming device (34, 36). The yoke has a first end (38), a second end (40), and a middle section...
7176444 Precision adjustable light barrier  
A light barrier having a light emitter (9) spaced apart from a light receiver (10), the emitter including a light source (12) and transmission optics (13) emitting a substantially parallel light...
6941783 Double action oil hydraulic press  
A double action oil hydraulic press is provided having a main cylinder for actuating a slide and a lower part forming cylinder for actuating a lower part forming unit, wherein the operations of...
6938447 Apparatus and method of correcting deformation of gas turbine blade  
An apparatus for correcting deformation of a gas turbine blade includes a stationary die fixed to a backside of a tip shroud of a gas turbine blade to hold a back surface thereof and a pressing...
6919554 Method and apparatus for securing a hazardous zone surrounding a moving tool  
A method and a sensor for the securing of a hazardous zone of a moving tool having a point of attack is disclosed. A monitored zone with a boundary surface is monitored whose cross-section extends...
6903327 Laser guarded industrial press safety system  
A safety system for an industrial press having a moveable section (30), the safety means including: a laser emitting means (1) for emitting a continuous planar laser beam (9) having a generally...
6871521 Method for operating a bending press and bending press, especially a folding bending press  
A method of operating a bending press, in particular an edging press, and a bending press for carrying out this method. For each drive of a drive arrangement, the actual pressing force is detected...
6810352 System, method, and computer program product for aiding optimization of die assembly shape for plasticity manufacturing  
In order to realize improving dimensional accuracy of a plastic workpiece and realize reducing a production cost and shortening time duration of manufacture, a computer comprises an initial die...
6772682 Press shutheight adjustment using bolster hydraulic tie rod assemblies  
A shutheight adjustment system incorporating tie rods and accompanying hydraulic tie rod nut assemblies in connecting a bed to a bolster of a mechanical press for dynamically altering the...
6487885 Method and apparatus for producing a crimped connection  
A crimping press provides increased accuracy and precision. Both a rotative measuring system, such as an encoder arranged at a motor shaft, and a linear measuring system such as, for example, a...
6474227 Method of controlling synchronous drive of pressing machine and pressing machine usable in the method  
With a method of controlling synchronous drive of a plurality of pressing machines, each of the pressing machines has a motor, a drive shaft to which a torque of a flywheel driven by the motor is...
6456898 Press monitoring and control system  
A press monitoring and control system includes a press machine, a press configuration module and a press controller. The press machine has a lower die coupled to an upper die, wherein the lower...
6292262 Method and device to measure the gap between variable-position elements  
Device and method to measure the gap between substantially static elements with a variable reciprocal position, used to adjust the reciprocal position of said elements to obtain a desired transit...
6101857 Apparatus for monitoring and controlling progressive punch press production of articles and associated method  
Apparatus for progressively manufacturing fabricated or semi-fabricated articles, such as a rotor or stator assembly, includes a punch press and a progressive stamping die for creating the...
6047579 RF tag attached to die assembly for use in press machine  
A tag for use in a press machine includes a reprogrammable storage area provided in the form of a read/write memory for storing reprogrammable die information associated with the die assembly. A...
5875665 Apparatus and method for bending a workpiece  
An apparatus for bending a workpiece comprises a stretching device for stretching the workpiece. In the process for bending the workpiece, an inclination angle made by a direction a tension force...
5813322 Die height correcting apparatus for press  
A die height correcting apparatus for a press having sides formed by C-shaped frames and a slide to be driven up and down being provided on an upper portion of a press body, includes an auxiliary...
5727409 Method of controlling a terminal crimping apparatus  
A terminal crimping apparatus is equipped with a vertically reciprocating crimper for crimping a terminal to an exposed conductive portion of an electric wire and an anvil opposing to the crimper....
5724843 Method of diagnosing pressing machine based on detected physical value as compared with reference  
A diagnostic method of diagnosing a press for the presence of any abnormality that deteriorates a quality of a product manufactured by the press, wherein physical value (Fs, Fsi, Ff, Ffi, Fp, Fpi,...
5666710 Blind rivet setting system and method for setting a blind rivet then verifying the correctness of the set  
A system for first setting a blind rivet and then verifying the correctness of the set comprising a rivet setting tool to set the rivet and computer logic to verify the correctness of the set. The...
5661887 Blind rivet set verification system and method  
A blind rivet set verification system for setting a blind rivet assessing the acceptability of the rivet set. The system includes a remote intensified rivet setting tool and computer hardware and...
5661656 Method and apparatus for improved tool set-up and adjustment using thin tactile sensors  
A method and apparatus for improved tool set-up and adjustment using thin tactile sensors. A method is provided comprising the steps of affixing a plurality of sensing cells to the tool at spaced...
5533371 Measurement device for roll gap control and process for its operation  
A rolling or continuous casting and rolling mill facility includes a roll set comprising working rolls defining a roll gap therebetween and support rolls, at least one of the working rolls and the...
5456165 Method for adjustment in motion of press shutheight  
A shutheight adjustment mechanism of a mechanical press including a piston member restrained from moving vertically by a sealed liquid-filled chamber of relatively short height. The chamber acts...
5408858 Bending machine utilizing controlled expandable pressure device to apply uniform pressure to work material  
A bending machine having an upper punch containing portion, or beam, and a lower die containing portion, or beam, is modified by incorporating a controlled expandable pressure device whereby the...
5168738 Control system for a hydroelastic deep-drawing device  
A hydroelastic deep-drawing device for use in presses for drawing a shaped sheet-metal workpiece and a control system for the device are disclosed. The device includes a ram which is movable...
5138857 Drawing device in a press for drawing shaped sheet-metal parts  
A drawing device in a press is proposed which serves to draw shaped sheet-metal parts. In order to achieve optimum force support of the sheet holder (6), the pressure cheek (8) is regulated in a...
5129246 Tubing expander  
A mechanical expander for tubing for heat transfer products. The tubing expander includes one or more elongated rods, each having an enlargement on the forward end thereof for insertion into...
5113679 Apparatus for crimping articles  
An apparatus for crimping electrical connectors to cables. The apparatus generally has a ram, an anvil, an electrical ram position sensor, and a computer for at least partially controlling...
5077998 Machine tool  
A force isolating machine tool. The invention is directed to a machine tool divided into two separate cooperating structures, a first frame structure for supporting and guiding a pair of tools to...

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