OUR PRODUCTS
BLANKS AND PRESSINGS

Whether steel plates (bright, zinc-plated, high strength), tailored blanks or aluminium sheets – LÄPPLE AUTOMOTIVE forms a wide variety of materials into the correct shape.

On our fully automated flexible press lines and state-of-the-art transfer presses, we produce the full range of formed sheet metal parts, covering every conceivable shape and various degrees of complexity: from small stampings right through to sophisticated structural parts or skin panels.

We have got the entire production process covered, from inbound delivery of the raw materials as coils or pre-cut blanks right through to outbound delivery of the finished pressing. 

The pressing force of our presses ranges from 500 to 2500 tonnes. As a result, our press capacity is exceptionally wide and we are able to meet a vast array of customer requirements.

OUR MACHINERY

  • Six press lines, three transfer presses, multiple individual presses for tools with a maximum size of 5 m x 2.7 m
  • Tandem lines with pressing forces of up to 25,000 kN and bed sizes of up to 4600 x 2500 mm (up to XL segment)
  • 2500-tonne transfer press with ServoDirect technology

OUR PROCESSES AND MATERIALS

Forming processes used

  • Shearing, cutting off, trimming, blanking/cutting out
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic drawing cushions, drawing, deep drawing
  • Stamping in, stamping, embossing, perforating
     

Annual materials usage

  • ~ 75,000 tonnes thin sheet metal (steel)
  • ~ 12,700 tonnes aluminium