Mate Precision Tooling have developed a new slitting tool system for Trumpf style punch presses featuring M4PM tool steel. Available in Australia and New Zealand through Maxitec , the OEM compatible Mate LongLife is a punch press tool slitting system that uses M4PM tool steel.
This tool steel provides high tool performance with superior wear resistance and increased toughness, resulting in higher quality punched parts and longer tool life.
Made of M4PM tool steel, Mate LongLife slitting tool system is designed to replace conventional punches and dies, thereby delivering exceptional value to the fabricating process.
The Mate LongLife slitting tool system provides fabricators with another option to improve productivity and profitability.
M4PM is a proprietary metallurgical steel composition that utilises a special particle metallurgical manufacturing process and triple temper heat treatment resulting in some of the world’s finest tool steel for use in punching tools.
Mate LongLife slitting tool system comprises the following tool components with these benefits:
Punch Inserts extend tool life: Mate LongLife punch inserts are manufactured from M4PM steel to improve piece part quality and provide the maximum interval between re-grinds. They are available in two shapes: rectangular and oval and five standard inch and metric sizes. They are also available with Maxima coating.
Punch Insert Holders speed setup: A choice of two insert punch holders is available. One includes an integral alignment ring for fast and precise tool setup. The second requires a heavy duty alignment ring to allow manual angle setting flexibility. These Mate LongLife punch holders work with conventional machine strippers.
Die Inserts: Made from M4PM high speed steel, Die Inserts have exceptional die strength and high wear resistance. They are available in five standard inch and metric sizes and with 11 discrete die clearances.
Die Insert Holders have precise orientation: Die inserts are assembled into one of two die insert holders – one to suit the 56mm long inserts and one to suit the 76.2mm inserts. These die insert holders include precise angular orientation at 0° and 90° for maximum flexibility.