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North Wales steelwork contractor continues to invest in new automated CNC equipment

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n1601evadxFollowing the installation of a new cutting and drilling line in 2014, North Wales-based EvadX has now commissioned a new Voortman V550-6 punching and shearing line to further increase its output to meet client demand.

The new Voortman machine has replaced the company’s previous 12-year old unit. approach and commitment to continual improvement.

“Directly linked to our drawing office, this equipment will further streamline our operations, improve quality and enable us to continue winning some of the most prestigious and challenging steelwork projects in the UK.”

The Voortman V550-6 is specially designed for punching and shearing both flat and angle profiles, and punching is possible in the horizontal and vertical plane. The drilling head as well as the automatic tool changer with five tools are the same as all other drilling machines in the Voortman range, with carbide drilling, countersinking and thread tapping possible.

A servo driven layout marking tool, to mark the bottom side of the profile, is standard with the V550-6.

The required floor space is kept to a minimum by the innovative design of the machine according to Voortman.

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