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Hydraulic Ironworker machine : HKM series
Hydraulic ironworker machine
  • Dual-operator design iron workers enables 2 operators to work independently at any of the machine’s 5 stations without loss of power at either station (only in HKM 55,65,85,115,175 models)
  • integrated workstations each execute a different function: punching, notching, flat bar shearing, angle shearing, and bar shearing.
  • Electric backgauge and adjustable material stops save you effort and deliver precise results for production runs.(only in HKM 55,65,85,115,175 models)
  • Large worktables separate into 2 pieces, allowing you to get angle iron and oddly-shaped materials to the punch without difficulty.
  • HKM ironworker machines Accept universal tooling. Jog dial allows for simple and secure tool alignment.
  • Foot pedal provides convenient stop and start control.
  • Adjustable stroke control of both the upward and downward strokes limits movement and reduces costs.
  • Waste buckets keep your shop neat and reduce time spent on clean-up.
  • Heavy structural steel plate framework ensures rigidity and eliminates flexing.Includes 1 sets of punches and dies
  • you can find variety of best Hydraulic ironworkers for sale in NOVOTECH - CANADA
  • ironworker machines are most popular equipment in metal fabrication
  • to get Ironworker machine price contact us now!

Optionals:
  • elliptical punch and dies
  • IPN and UPN angle punching accessory
  • IPN and UPN cutting blades
  • V notching blade
  • multi-vee press brake set
  • Hydraulic stripper


HKM 115 Hydraulic Ironworker

HKM 40
HKM 45
HKM 60
HKM 65V
HKM 55
HKM 65
HKM 85
HKM 115
HKM 175
Metric Ton
US Ton
40 Ton
44 Ton
45 Ton
50 Ton
60 Ton
66 Ton
65 Ton
72 Ton
55 Ton
60 Ton
65 Ton
72 Ton
85 Ton
94 Ton
115 Ton
127 Ton
175 Ton
193 Ton
punching diameter x thickness
Ø13/16"x9/16"
Ø1 3/16"x3/8"
Ø1 1/2"x5/16"
Ø7/8"x9/16"
Ø1 1/2"x5/16"
Ø4"x1/8"
Ø1 1/8x9/16"
Ø1 1/2"x7/16"
Ø4 5/16"x1/8"
Ø7/8"x13/16"
Ø1 1/2"x7/16"
Ø13/16"x13/16"
Ø1 19/16"x3/8"
Ø4"x1/8"
Ø1"x13/16"
Ø2 3/16"x3/8"
Ø4 5/16"x1/8"
Ø1 5/16"x13/16"
Ø2 3/16"x1/2"
Ø4 5/16"x3/16"
Ø1 5/16"x1"
Ø2 3/16"x5/8"
Ø4 5/16"x3/16"
Ø1 9/16"x1 1/4"
Ø2 1/4"x7/8"
Ø5"x3/16

Round and quare bar size
Ø1 3/16"
1"x1"
Ø1 3/8"
1 3/16"x1 3/16"
Ø1 9/16"
1 3/8"x 1 3/8"
Ø1 9/16"
1 1/2"x1 1/2"
Ø1 9/16"
1 9/16"x1 9/16"
Ø1 3/4"
1 3/4"x1 3/4"
Ø2"
2"x2"
Ø2 3/16"
2"x2"
Ø2 9/16"
2 3/16"x2 3/16"
Angle shear 90° and 45°
3 1/8"x3 1/8"x5/16"
2"x1/4"
4"x4"x3/8"
2 3/4"x1/4"
4 3/4"x4 3/4"x1/2"
3 1/8"x5/16"
4"x4"x3/8"
4 3/4"x4 3/4"x1/2"
2 3/4"x3/8"
4 3/4"x4 3/4"x1/2"
2 3/4"x3/8"
6"x6"x9/16"
4"x4"x5/16"
6"x6"x5/8"
4"x3/8"
8"x8"x13/16"
4"x3/8"
Sheet metal shear
8"x1/2"
11 13/16"x1/4"
8"x9/16"
11 13/16" x1/2"
8"x13/16"
11 13/16"x9/16"
13 3/4"x9/16"
10"x3/4"
7 7/8"x13/16"
11 13/16"x9/16"
11 13/16"x13/16"
14 3/4"x9/16"
14 15/16"x13/16"
18 7/8"x9/16"
14 15/16"x1"
23 5/8"x9/16"
14 15/16"x1 3/16"
23 5/8"x13/16"
Notching (depths x width x thickness)

4"x1 5/8"x5/16"
4"x1 5/8"x3/8"
4"x2"x5/16"
4"x1 3/4"x3/8"
4"x1 3/4"x3/8"
4"x2 1/6"x1/2"
4"x2 3/8"x1/2"
4"x2 3/8"x5/8"
Optional Tooling
I beam and Channel
3"x 1 1/2"
3 1/8"x1 3/4"
3 1/8"x1 3/4"
4"x2"
4 3/4"x2 1/4"
4 3/4"x2 1/4"
6 5/16"x2 15/16"
8"x 3 9/16"
11 13/16"x5"
V notcher

4"x4"x5/16"
4"x4"x3/8"
4"x4"x5/16"
4"x4"x3/8"
4"x4"x3/8"
4"x4"x1/2"
4"x4"x1/2"
4"x4"x5/8"
V bending

4"x1/2"
4"x1/2"
6 5/16"x5/16"
10"x1/4"
10"x1/2"
20"x1/8"
10"x9/16"
20"x1/8"
10"x13/16"
20"x3/16"
10"x7/8"
27 9/16"x1/8"
10"x1"
27 9/16"x3/16"
Hydraulic Metal Punch : HPM series
Hydraulic punch
    • Extra-deep 24.5” throat depth at the punch station handles large pieces of material and increases capacity in sheet metal punching process
    • Large worktables separate into 2 pieces, allowing you to get angle iron and oddly-shaped materials to the punch without difficulty.
    • Accepts universal tooling. Jog dial allows for simple and secure tool alignment.
    • Foot pedal provides convenient stop and start control.
    • sheet metal punch has Adjustable stroke control of both the upward and downward strokes limits movement and reduces costs.
    • Hydraulic punch Waste buckets keep your shop neat and reduce time spent on clean-up.
    • metal hole punch's Heavy structural steel plate framework ensures rigidity and eliminates flexing.Includes 1 sets of punches and dies
    • to get hydraulic punching machine price contact us now!

    Optionals:
    • elliptical punch and dies
    • multi-vee press brake set
    • Hydraulic stripper


    HPM 115 Hydraulic Punch<br />
    CNC Punching Machine : HPM-CNC and HPM-NC
    cnc punching machine
      • Extra-deep 24.5” throat depth at the CNC punching station handles large pieces of material and increases capacity.
      • Large worktables separate into 2 pieces, allowing you to get angle iron and oddly-shaped materials to the punch without difficulty.
      • HPM CNC metal punching machine Accepts universal tooling. Jog dial allows for simple and secure tool alignment.
      • Foot pedal provides convenient stop and start control.
      • Adjustable stroke control of both the upward and downward strokes limits movement and reduces costs.
      • Waste buckets keep your shop neat and reduce time spent on clean-up.
      • Heavy structural steel plate framework of CNC punch press ensures rigidity and eliminates flexing.Includes 1 sets of punches and dies
      • Automatic lubrication unit
      • hydraulic stripper (on CNC models)
      CNC models specifications:
      • table size : 3050x500mm (120" x 19.7")
      • X and Y max travel : 1600x600mm (63" x 23.6")
      • Max workpiece weight : 250 Kg (551 Lbs)
      • material thickness: 2-25mm (1/16" - 1")
      • positioning accuracy : 0.1mm (0.0039")
      • one axis rapid traveres :24 m/min (78.7 Fpm)
      • two axis rapid traveres :30 m/min (98.4 Fpm)
      • min punching distance to the edges :45mm (1.77")
      NC Punching machine specifications:
      • feeder table size : 6500x800mm (21.3' x 31.5")
      • unloading table size: 4500x450mm (14.7' x 17.7")
      • X axis max travel: 6200mm (20.34')
      • material thickness: 2-20mm (1/16" - 0.78")
      • positioning accuracy : 0.1mm (0.0039")

      HPM 115 Hydraulic CNC punch<br />
      All in one Hydraulic punch, notcher, shear , press : HPS 40
      all in one hydrulic punching and shearing machine
        Features:
        • HPS-40 is a multifunctional universal punching machine and necessary for all workshops. HPS-40 can be used for variety of applications.
        • according to customer request, we can make toolings to make all kinds of parts.
        • HPS-40 multifunctional universal punching machine has 7" throat depth
        • 4.75" stroke and 10.5" x 9.7" working table that allows to fit any kind of tooling on it.
        • Fast tool changing, max. 40 sec.
        • Stroke adjustment allows increase in productivity

        Standard accessories:
        • Stroke adjustment
        • front safety protection
        • Punching can be done on pipes
        • foot pedal with emergency stop
        • Digital counter displays Parts and strokes
        • diagnostic Alarms

        Optioanl accessories:
        • ventilation grill tooling
        • corner notcher tooling
        • press brake tooling
        • flat bar shear tooling
        • arrow tooling pipe end
        • Fence tooling
        • round,square,oval and rectangular punch and dies
        • flattening and extractor tooling
        • round off corners tooling
        • pipe notcher tooling
        • arrow tooling for sheet metal
        • angle cutting tooling
        • flat bar round end tooling
        • round bar shear tooling
        • angle and UPN punch tooling
        • Flower cutting tool

        HPS 40 pipe flattening and trimming press punch<br />
        SAHINLER introduction video
        HPM 115 Hydraulic Punch<br />
        What Is An Ironworker machine?
        An ironworker is a compact, multi-functional machine that is considered the workhorse of the Steel Fabricating industry. Often called the swiss-army-knife of machine tools as well.
        An ironworker can be an important and versatile machine in a metal fabrication shop. Ironworking is quite often the first step in the manufacturing process, and one ironworker can typically provide enough fabricated material to keep up to seven welders or assemblers busy. These machines generate force using hydraulic systems or mechanical leverage. Modern systems make use of hydraulic rams that are powered by heavy AC electric motors.
        Since its invention in the late 1800s, the ironworker’s main strength has been its ability to perform a variety of operations. For example, it can punch a range of materials with punches of various sizes and shapes; it can shear rod, flat bar, angle and channel; it can notch angle iron, pipe, channel and flat bar. That’s not all. Many ironworkers are available with special tooling to bend, stamp and form, too.
        Hydraulic ironworker machine
        The functions of an ironworkers are:
        • Punching: round holes and oblong holes
        • Shearing: plate, channel, angle, rod and tube
        • Notching: plate, angle and tube
        • Bending: plate
               
        There are numerous models available with different capacities and specifications.
        ironworkers have optional accessories that can be added to the stations
        How to choose an Ironworker?
        As versatile as the ironworker is, it is still possible to purchase the wrong machine – or at least not the best one – for your application. Here are some reasons why careful examination of these factors will prevent that from happening.

        Size:
        Choosing the right sized Ironworker is more critical than choosing the right brand. While there are many options in sizes each manufacturer will rate their Ironworkers by Tonnage.
        When choosing your ironworker there are a few initial questions you need to answer which will help you determine the approximate capacity for your shop:

        What is the maximum diameter hole and material thickness you need to punch? This will determine your punching tonnage.
        What is the material grade, in PSI, that you will be punching and shearing? Harder materials require more tonnage.
        What is the maximum distance from the edge of the material that you need to punch a hole? This will determine the throat depth.
        What is the maximum angles size and thickness that you need to shear? This will determine the shearing tonnage required.
        What is the maximum width and thickness of the flat bar you need to shear? This will determine the shearing tonnage required.

        The principal consideration is the punch tonnage rating. This will determine the maximum hole diameter that can be punched through the maximum material thickness. Just as important is the shearing capacity of plate, angle or flat bar. The shearing tonnage determines the maximum size and thickness of the profile that can be sheared.
        Most structural steel fabricating shops require ironworkers in the 80 to 120-ton range, as 120 tons allows for punching a 1-1/4” diameter hole through 1” plate, shearing 6” x 6” x 1/2” angle, and 12” x 1” or 24” x 5/8” plate (55,000 PSI steel).
        Typically, a small fabrication shop requires about 60 tons of punching capacity. a 60 ton ironworker will punch a 1-1/16” diameter hole through 5/8”plate depending on tensile strength; will shear 4” x 4” angle, and a 10” x 5/8” flat bar, (55,000 PSI steel). Ornamental iron shops, welding shops and miscellaneous steel fabrication shops often use ironworkers of this capacity. Machines are available up to 192 tons .
        Make sure the tonnage / capacity of the Ironworker is right for your application so make sure you look at ALL the manufacturers specifications (not just punching) before you decide the right size / capacity / tonnage ironworker that's right for you.
        Beware! Not all tons are created equal. A metric ton actually is heavier than a U.S. ton (2,200 lbs. versus 2,000 lbs.). A machine rated for metric tons should be able to punch a larger hole than a machine rated on the same number of U.S. tons. For example, 80 tons of pressure by U.S. standards can punch a 1" hole through 1" material; 80 metric tons should be able to punch a 1-1/8" hole through the same material thickness.
        Be sure to compare the rating of the machine not only in tons, but also the diameter of the hole and thickness of material it can punch. Ironworker tonnage ratings can vary from ironworker to ironworker.
        Always allow for headroom above your maximum requirements so you do not work your ironworker at its maximum capacity all day as this will dramatically shorten its life.
        Because many different types of steel and ranges of hardness in mild steel exist, it is advisable to get a machine that is at least 20 percent larger than you think your everyday use requires.
        When punching hard steel (such as stainless steel) it is better to increase the estimated tonnage by 50 percent, depending on the grade of steel.

        Weight
        While the weight of a machine tool is not, in and of itself, a critical factor it is an indicator of the rigidity and strength built into the machine. Weight can be increased by several factors but the most common factor would be the frame and ram of the machine. These items, when increased in size add a factor of rigidity and thus longevity to the design.

        Capability
        Ironworker machines differ in core capabilities without having to purchase a myriad of options.  The basic options you will need are punching, shearing plate, shearing angle, shearing rod/bar and notching. These will be tasks that most fabricators will repeat on a daily basis. Other features may be plate bending, tube/bar bending, channel shears, oversized punches, gang punching and many other features. The more capabilities available on your Ironworker the better.
        Ironworkers are available with different designs to enhance versatility. For example, the stations on some machines are permanently built in. These machines offer punching stations, angle shears, rod shears, notchers, and short flat bar shears.
        If you are a structural steel fabricator, you may prefer these machines because the stations cover the majority of the materials you process and do not require tooling changes.
        If you are a general welding, fabrication, maintenance, and structural steel fabricator who does not know what a customer will bring in the door tomorrow, you may want an ironworker that offers the capability to adapt to all customer needs.
        Tabletop tooling concepts, which provide a wider variety of tooling, may suit your needs.
        In addition to angle shears, rod shears, notchers, and flat bar shears, tabletop ironworkers offer options such as press brake bending attachments, tube shears, channel shears, pipe notchers, V notchers, picket tools, square tube shears, and a variety of special tooling. Although these machines can use a larger variety of tooling than those with built-in stations, time is required to switch from one operation to the next.

        Automate
        Just like every other machining process today there are a variety of ways your ironworker can be automated. From automatic or programmable backgages to positioning systems for punching , the standard ironworker can be equipped with simple electric back gauge or add-on programmable devices to improve your capabilities in repeat operations, or be purchased with sophisticated CNC controls from the manufacturer.   
        Hydraulic iron worker machine
        guillotine, or fixed-rake-angle shear?
        All ironworkers are equipped with flat bar shears. The main differences between flat bar shear stations are the length and the approach of the blade to the metal. Some ironworkers use a guillotine, or fixed-rake-angle shear, and others use a scissors-type shear .
        ironworker machine
        The advantage of the fixed-rake-angle shear is that the blade angle remains constant throughout the cut, sometimes offering larger capacity without increasing machine tonnage. The advantage of the scissors-type shear is that it can vary the rake angle of the blade, thereby minimizing distortion.
        The advantage of a scissors-type shear is that it can vary the rake angle of the blade. Thicker material is cut closer to the pivot point, and thinner material is cut farther from the pivot point, where the rake angle of the blade is flatter, thereby minimizing distortion. Scissors machines typically have a longer flat bar shear, some up to 24 in. long.
        The advantage of the fixed-rake-angle shear is that the angle of the blade as it approaches the work remains constant throughout the cut, sometimes offering larger capacity without increasing machine tonnage. The disadvantage is that without the ability to vary the rake angle, the distortion of the drop piece will remain the same throughout the cut.
        On some ironworkers, the rake angle of the bar shear blade is adjusted by inserting and removing wedge-shaped shims above the shear blade. This may require substantial mechanical ability and substantial time. Also, if the shims are not adjusted each time material thickness changes, the machine could be damaged.

        Safety Issues
        Safety is an important factor when choosing an ironworker.
        Examine the guarding. Be sure it can be adjusted down to within 1/4 in. from the top of the material to be punched, and to the bottom of the guard or stripper (this is an ANSI standard). This will prevent operators from placing any part of their bodies between the material being punched and the stripping mechanism.
        All other stations should offer complete safeguarding as well.
        Beware of machines with automatic urethane hold-downs. Most operators realize the danger of the blade but do not expect to be hurt by safety guards and may not watch them. Automatic urethane hold-downs, if not adjusted properly, also come down with many tons of force and can be dangerous pinch points.
        For productivity as well as safety, the machine you choose should offer an infinitely adjustable stroke control to minimize machine movement, decrease the number of pinch points, and increase strokes per minute and production. This is especially important in bending applications and for special tooling for which the upstroke must be adjusted in addition to the downstroke.
        Electric stroke controls offer advantages over mechanical linkage controls. Electric stroke controls have quicker cycle times and more precise stopping because they use switches that send signals to the control valve almost instantly. Machines that use mechanical linkage stroke controls must be in motion to cause the linkage to close the control valve. As the valve closes, the machine slows down and is more difficult to regulate.
        Safety instructions should include proper alignment of the punch and dies. Because punches are usually hardened to 58 Rockwell, the punch will not bend as it collides with a die. If it is out of alignment, it is more likely to flake or even explode, causing serious harm to the operator.
        The preferred and most widely used method of aligning the punch and die is similar to the way punch presses have been aligned for many years. This is done by bringing the punch ram to the bottom of the stroke and installing the punch and dies with the stroke down. This way, the punch already has been entered into the die, the alignment can be checked, and guards may be replaced without machine movement.

        Quality
        In trying to determine quality, consider the size of the pivot points and beam strength of the steel that is under pressure. Since your ironworker produces many tons of force, the force must be generated and transferred through the pivot points as well as the beam.
        Another good indicator of quality is how much shock is produced when the ironworker punches. Excess shock, which can be identified by a loud popping or banging noise as the punch goes through the material, could indicate the beam or side frame is stretching and snapping back into place. Continued shock can cause welds to break, as well as other failures. Higher-quality machines control this by increasing side frame, beam, and pin size.
        automatic lubrication unit also can be an indicator of quality. Although all machines have grease points on pivot points and guide assemblies, some machines have an excessive number of grease points as many as 20 or more. Usually these additional grease points have been added in an effort to correct galling problems. It is unrealistic to expect operators to grease more than five or 10 grease points, and machine failure or galling most likely will occur.
        Because an ironworker is an important part of most shops, when even one ironworker breaks down, the negative impact on production is significant, even paralyzing. Before purchasing an ironworker, take the time to analyze your needs and carefully assess the quality of the ironworker. It will be time well spent.

        Type of ironworkers:
        Single operator: only one person may operate any of the tool stations at one time.
        These types of ironworkers are more prevalent in smaller shops and, in many cases, provide floor space savings over dual operator units.
        Dual operator: provide the added capability that more than one worker may operate other stations besides the punching station at the same time. This capability increases the shop’s production capacity and efficiency.
        The dual operator capability is achieved by the incorporation of a second cylinder. One cylinder will power the punching station, while the other cylinder will power the other tooling stations.
        With the right application these “Dual Operator” machines can be production powerhouses allowing for nonstop punching while all the other features of the ironworker are available for other uses.
        Dual operator units are more expensive than single operator units; however, this price difference is quickly erased with the higher productivity achieved.

        Where to Get Ironworker?
        NovoTech Machine tools is a great resource for Ironworkers and Ironworker accessories and Attachments. We specialize in Fabricating Machinery and can help you select the right attachments and accessories for your application.

        How To Use a Hydraulic Ironworker Machine?

        Punching
        The punch station on Ironworker allows for a wide variety of punching, stamping or embossing applications. The removable table allows for flange or leg down punching of standard channel and angle sections.
        Hydraulic punching machine
        Punching Capacities
        You can determine the tonnage required to punch A36 mild steel (yield strength 32,300 psi, 65,000 psi tensile) by applying the following formulas for round or shaped holes. For materials other than mild steel please refer to the multiplier table.
        Round Holes:
        Punch Diameter x Material Thickness x 80 = Tons of pressure required
        Example:
        How many tons of force do I need to punch a 3/8" hole in ¼" mild steel?
        .375 x .25 x 80=7.5 tons
        Shaped Holes:
        1/3 Punch Perimeter x Material Thickness x 80= Tons of pressure required
        Example:
        How much force do I need to punch a 3/8" x 1" rectangular hole in ¼" mild steel?
        (.33 x 2.75) x .25 x 80=18.2 tons

        Material Multiplier
        When punching materials other than mild steel first calculate tonnage as shown above then apply the multiplier for the listed material.
        Material Multiplier:
        Aluminum: 0.38
        Brass (1/4 hard): 0.70
        Copper (1/2 hard): 0.52
        Steel (50% carbon): 1.50
        Steel (cold rolled): 1.24
        plate punching machine
        Bar/plate shearing
        Ironworker machine will include a bar/plate shear as a standard feature. The bar/plate shear will provide a distortion and burr free shear cut to mild steel bar or plate stock as listed in the Ironworker Specifications. The Shearing Station on Ironworker allows for straight or angled cutting applications. The material hold down adjusts with a simple hand crank to safely restrain the material being cut.
        Hydraulic ironworking machine
        Angle shearing
        Ironworker include an angle iron shear as a standard feature. The angle shear will provide a distortion and burr free shear cut to mild steel angle stock . The Angle Shearing Station on Ironworker allows for straight cutting and miter cutting applications. An oversized material hold down adjusts with a simple thumb crank to safely restrain the material being cut.
        Hydraulic angle cutting machine

        Angle Mitering

        Hydraulic angle shearing machine

        Rod shear / multi-shear tooling
        "bump-die" shear tooling is available for Ironworkers. Rod Shear or Multi Shear Tooling will provide distortion and burr free cuts to mild steel rod and square bar stock.
        Hydraulic steel worker machine

        Notcher tooling
        Notch tooling will provide a distortion and burr free, three sided shear cut to mild steel bar, plate or angle stock. The Notching Station on Ironworker allows for shaped, straight or angled notch cutting applications.
        Hydraulic iron worker machine

        V-Notch Tooling (OPTIONAL)
        Optional V-Notch tooling will provide a distortion and burr free, two-side, 90 degree shear cut to mild steel bar, plate or angle stock. Common use of this tooling is in the fabrication of angel iron frames.
        Hydraulic ironworker machine

        Pipe notch tooling (OPTIONAL)
        Optional Pipe-Notch tooling will provide a distortion and burr free notch cut to mild steel pipe stock.
        Hydraulic iron working machine
        Press brake tooling (OPTIONAL)
        Optional Brake tooling is available for your Ironworker. Brake tooling will allow for the graduated bending of flat, bar or angle stock up to 90 degrees.
        Hydraulic ironworking machine

        Electric stroke control (STANDARD)
        Electric stroke control is standard on most Ironworker machines. Stroke control enables the Ironworker operator to shorten up and down stroke with minor adjustment of two hand screws. Utilize stroke control to control precision bending with your brake tooling, control stroke when using embossing or bump dies or simply increase production from your punch, notch or shear stations.
        Hydraulic ironworker machine

        Central lubrication unit
        Grease your machine minimum of once for every 8 hours of use. This is the most important thing you can do to make your machine last a long time.
        Hydraulic iron worker machine
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