Looking to tackle common punching challenges? Join us every Thursday in October for a 4-part pre-recorded webinar series on popular punching topics. These webinars are ideal for anyone looking to optimize their punch press productivity. Each pre-recorded webinar will be followed with a live Q&A hosted by a Wilson Tool expert, so you can get the information you need most.
Week 1: Finding the Right Fit: Perfecting Your Part Nesting Process
Thursday, October 5 at 1:00 PM CT
Help your operation find its most efficient, cost-effective nesting solution. We will cover such topics as: common and less common uses for tabbing (microjoints); combating “sheet shake”; slitting; avoiding “pinch points.” Q&A Host: Glen Shuldes
Week 2: How Feed Clearance Impacts Your Productivity
Thursday, October 12 at 1:00 PM CT
Understanding your feed clearance is essential to knowing the full production capabilities of your shop. You’ll learn: what feed clearance is; how you can measure feed clearance; how feed clearance impacts your productivity. Q&A Host: Jason Anton
Week 3: Solutions to Piercing and Forming Applications
Thursday, October 19 at 1:00 PM Central
There are a number of frustrating problems that can commonly occur with special applications. Punch and die breakage is one, sheet or blank distortion is another, and so is lowered quality or damage to the finished form. We’ll cover: why do these common problems occur? What can you do to prevent them? Q&A Host: Jason Anton
Week 4: Practical Forming Solutions with Wilson Wheel® Technology
Thursday, October 26 at 1:00 PM Central
Join Wilson Tool for this webinar on the possibilities and practicalities of using wheel tools to improve your production. You’ll learn: What are the limits of what you can do with wheel tools? How can you use them to speed production in your shop? Do you have a project that’s right for a Wilson Wheel® tool? What kind of maintenance do wheel tools require? Q&A Host: Glen Shuldes
Glen Shuldes — Glen Shuldes is a Mechanical Engineer with 30 years of experience in the precision metal fabrication industry. He has worked in software development, machine operation, programming, and tool design. Currently an Applications Engineer at Wilson Tool International, Glen works with customers worldwide to support their implementation of new fabrication methods including tooling, machines, and software. He can be reached at this email.
Jason Anton — Jason Anton started his career as a machinist in 1997 and has worked at Wilson Tool for 20 years. He has also served as a shop supervisor and currently is in charge of our Turret Design group. He has played a significant role in troubleshooting customer applications for the last 10+ years. He can be reached at this email.