In the process of putting together or manufacturing sheet metal or sheets from aluminum, stainless steel and galvanized steel, a machine known as the Amada Pega is used. It weighs a hefty thirty three tons. It is a turret punch press with the capacity to produce sheets up to four by twelve feet in size. The machine only requires one automatic repositioning cycle to produce the sheets. But Pega series machines are also popularly used for its low maintenance capabilities and reliance.
Today, design orientated engineers continue to focus attention on the specialized manufacture of all forms and types of sheet metal fabrications during their custom fabrication services offerings to clients. Sheet metal is widely mentioned in engineering journals, papers and online review reports, but other materials are also widely used. Due to its durability features, aluminum will continue to be processed in this engineering sector. While stainless steel use remains popular among manufacturers of goods, cold-rolled and galvanized steel is also used widely.
Today, 3 D software design is being widely used, but it has not yet replaced the use of 2 D drawings entirely. 3 D design technology use is being widened because of its ability to produce more precise designs with the objective of manufacturing more complete tools and machinery with the ability to complete more advanced tasks at rapid speeds. 3 D design technology is powered by CAD using Radan software.
In this design process, a press brake is used at the end to accurately reproduce the desired tool or machine. Clients are allowed to be discerning in their requirements by way of submitting their own 2 D or 3 D drawings if they have their own on-site engineers to facilitate the production of their desired materials.