From theory to practice

Finding the perfect solution for the customer is MAPAL’s main goal. In addition to individual custom solutions and a broad standard product portfolio, comprehensive services are available to optimally design the entire process from the product idea to the chip. Customers can rely on the technology leader’s many years of experience in machining.

Metal machining with a MAPAL milling cutter in the die and mould industry

Workflow - From theory to practice

  • 3D model of a workpiece from the die and mould making.

    1. Customer enquiry

    MAPAL sales representatives are directly available for individual enquiries. In a personal conversation with the customer, they sound out the specific requirements and the scope (complete or partial machining) and discuss the details directly on the 3D model of the component.

    The MAPAL die & mould team looks forward to your enquiry by ​​​​​​​Email and will contact you directly as soon as possible.

  • 3D model of a workpiece from the die and mould making.

    2. Project analysis

    On the basis of 3D models and machine data, the conversation partners analyse the manufacturing tasks and develop effective machining strategies.

    The project analysis consists of the following:​​​​​​​
    • Machining suggestions for all machining steps
    • Tool list
    • Process optimisation

  • 3. Process design

    Regardless of whether the focus is on flexibility or productivity: The machining specialists simulate the developed process on the basis of the 3D models and thus show potential for optimisation. They check and improve the machining parameters in CAM programming and thus ensure stable and economical production.

    The process design includes:​​​​​​​
    • Runtime analysis of the component
    • Technology data definition
    • CAM programming

  • Overview of all MAPAL tool solutions for die and mould making in one workpiece.

    4. Tool solution

    The wide-ranging MAPAL standard range for the die & mould sector offers the ideal tool solution for every application. Customised solutions are available upon request.

    Advantages for the user:​​​​​​​
    • Broad standard range
    • Availability of tool data

  •  The picture shows a technical advisor from MAPAL in conversation with a customer.

    5. Tool test and offer

    After discussing the machining task, MAPAL supports its customers in the selection of tools required in the process. This is the basis for a well-founded offer tailored to the respective application.

  • The picture shows documents for preparing offers on a table with three people.

    6. Cooperative partnership

    Even after mutual success, the specialists at MAPAL remain in close contact with the customer. Should optimisation potential arise over time or other tools turn out to be better, MAPAL will be happy to support you to further improve productivity and profitability.

    In order to ensure efficient production in the long term, MAPAL also offers comprehensive tool management options.
    Tool management options:

    • Dispensing systems
    • Regrinding service
    • Comprehensive product portfolio of adjustment and measuring devices