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Addition Manufacturing Technologies

We are a business built on powerful legacies

-AddisonMckee, Eaton Leonard, and Eagle-

and we have an even more promising future ahead of us.

We are one company, united in the pursuit of our mutual goals, and ready to take on the demands of a global market.

Why can customers entrust their biggest challenges to Addition?

Because of our continued breadth and depth of capabilities andthe character that stands behind them.

While our corporate name and brand image have changed, some things remain the same as when you knew us asAddisonMckee, Eaton Leonard, and Eagle; our unwavering commitment to you, our customers and suppliers.

Addition Manufacturing Technologies™

a global Manufacturing Technologies company.

A new name. A new look. New opportunities.

Same talented people. Same quality products.

Come see us to learn about our latest tube forming technologies!

We are an engineering company that specializes in providing advanced metal tube-forming technology and systems to manufacturers worldwide in the automotive, aerospace and general industrial markets. In a world where technology advances rapidly, we strive to be at the forefront.

We believe in collaboration and partnership – our customers and suppliers interests are the same as ours. We strive to deliver ingenuity, integrity and excellence in all of our products and our service – and expect the same in return.

Machinerobustness, accuracy, and the availability of tooling and spare parts on short notice are critical factors to ensure customers meet their production demands without downtime.

Addition understands these tube bending challenges, and has a proven record of delivering trusted solutions.

Addition offers all-electric, hydraulic, and combination

from 4mm to 220mm diameter which meets the levels of accuracy, repeatability, and ease of operation required by our customers across many industries.

We also provide a full array of bending machine tooling solutions for this range of tube diameters which includes single-stack or multi-stack multi-radius bend dies, with single or complex compounds, and consumables such as mandrel components and wiper inserts.

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition bending machines and tools provide innovative and effective solutions for tubular components in the automotive sector, such as:

Addition bending technologies are used across the aerospace industry to produce tubular components including:

We bring greater speed, accuracy, repeatability and efficiency to truck exhaust component manufacture:

Up to 30% faster component manufacture than competitor machines

Fully automated large diameter truck exhaust tube benders and endformers

Fully integrated / automated production cells

Significant reductions in tail-end scrap

Our bending machines are also used in a number of other industries to manufacture tubular components for power generation, hospital equipment, furniture, toy manufacture, nuclear power, retail displays, and supermarket and airport trolleys and carts.

Whatever your application, we have the solution.

Addition offers a complete all-electric product line of Eaton Leonard tube bending machines for small diameters up to 65mm (2.5), which deliver superior productivity, part quality, and reliability. These bending machines offer unique standard features that increase bending quality while decreasing machine set-up times. The machine design is robust yet compact, requiring less floor space, and operates cleanly and quietly without the use of hydraulics. The Dual Rotation models also allow for right and left hand bending.

The Eaton Leonard product line includes these models*:

VB 19 ELEC and VB 19 ELEC DR (Dual Rotation)

VB 25 ELEC and VB 25 ELEC DR (Dual Rotation)

In addition to the fully automatic models listed above, Addition also offers two semi-automatic models which are highly repeatable and ideal for prototype development and short run production for industries such as aircraft, automotive, and HVAC. The CE12 and CE25 tube benders combine the benefits of CNC controls with simple and safe manual bending operations.

*Model number indicates approximate maximum tube diameter in mm.

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers™to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers a variety of tube bending machines for mid-range diameters from 76mm (3) to 114mm (4.5). Designed to bend complex tube shapes, these machines are based on years of proven technology that is acknowledged globally for its reliability, accuracy, repeatability, and control. This product line includes hybrid (hydraulic and electric) models and all electric designs which ensure maximum performance in a clean, quiet package.

The Addition mid-range diameter bending product line includes these models*:

*model number indicates approximate maximum tube diameter in mm.

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers™to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers a variety of tube bending machines which deliver superior productivity, part quality, and reliability for tube bending up to 152mm (6) diameter. These bending machines are designed for greater efficiency and significant reductions in tube wastage, particularly for the truck exhaust industry.

The Addition large diameter bending product line includes these models*:

The AddisonMckee models are all-electric and the VB 152 HP is available as either all electric or a hybrid of hydraulic and electric.

*model number indicates approximate maximum tube diameter in mm.

**can also bend schedule 80 pipe up to 4 diameter

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers a complete product line of AddisonMckee pipe bending machines which are specifically designed and manufactured for the production of metallic tubular components ranging in diameter from 90 mm (3.54) to 220 mm (8.66). These bending machines are built with exceptionally rigid bending heads to facilitate rotary draw bending of schedule 80 carbon steel pipe and are well suited for, but not limited to, applications in the ship building, power generation, and petrochemical industries.

The AddisonMckee pipe bending product line includes these models*:

*model number indicates approximate maximum tube diameter in mm.

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers an innovative solution for the bending and notching of shallow bend tubes. Additions ram extrusion machine has a higher throughput, quick change tooling, and high accessibility for the operator, creating an intuitive ram extrusion machine with reduced cycle time, custom sequence program changes, and rapid set-up for minimal mechanical changeover.

The AddisonMckee ram extrusion bending machine is currently available in this model:

*model number indicates approximate maximum tube diameter in mm.

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition has extensive knowledge of and experience in the bending and finishing process of U-Tubes for use in heat exchangers, condensers, pre-heaters and other applications in the nuclear energy industry. Additions U-Tube bending equipment features draw and push bending on one all-electric machine

A fully automated Addition U-Tube system includes automatic loading and unloading, length measuring, heating, hydro testing, cutting and deburring, geometry and wall thickness checking, cleaning, packaging, and tube handling between each station. This type of fully automated cell can process up to 350 tubes per shift and can be used to bend a variety of tube materials such as Inconel (690 or others), nickel alloys, stainless steel, titanium alloys, or copper:

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

The Addition Quick Change Tooling System reduces the man power and time needed for tooling changeover on bending machines. With its bend die lift plate it negates the need for wiper or bracket adjustments during tooling change-overs and is much less susceptible to accidental damage. Its tie-bar system incorporates a cam-action release which ensures minimum operator setup time between tool changes. Additionally, its quick-release tie-bar pin provides for effective tie-bar retraction without the need to remove the tie-bar from the machine.

Addition offers a full range of CNC bending machine tooling solutions, for tubing diameters from 1/4 to 10 and single-stack or multi-stack multi-radius bend dies. We also offer bend die inserts, pressure dies, collets, mandrel assemblies (ball segment and cable style), wiper dies and wiper die holders, with worldwide support for all of your Addition brand family products.

Additionendformersare the result of years of progressive experience with endforming machine design and customer input. We produce a complete line of tube endforming equipment for a variety of applications such as expanding and reducing, sizing, beading, flaring, doming, notching, parting, end trimming, and angle- and radius-cutting, many of them now with ourHydra-GREEN technology. Endforming machines built with theHydra-GREEN option take advantage of hydraulic power without the constant noise, heat, and energy usage associated with traditional hydraulic power units.

We also offer special machine configurations for specific endforming and cutoff applications.

Pleasecontact usfor any special requirements. Whatever your application, we have the solution.

Addition offers a variety of AddisonMckee endforming machines that utilize standard drop-in segmented tooling for basic operations such asexpanding, reducing, de-dimpling, and rounding up tubes. The tube is either expanded by using segmented fingers and a tapered mandrel inside the tube, or reduced by using segmented jaws and a fixed cone on the outside of the tube. This product line includes equipment for diameters up to nearly 200mm / 8 and can be built to either Addition standard specifications or a customer-specific design.

The AddisonMckee Expanding & Reducing product line includes these models:

FM-70 PE Pneumatic Tube Expanding Machine

FM-60 PER Pneumatic Tube Expanding/Reducing Machine

FM-70 ER Tube Expanding/Reducing Machine* **

FM-150 ER Tube Expanding/Reducing Machine* **

FM-200 ER Tube Expanding/Reducing Machine**

**Available with optionalHydra-GREEN Technology

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers™ to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers a variety of AddisonMckee endforming machines that are designed to provide improved dimensional accuracy and control of both inside and outside diameters of a tube for operations such assizing, beading, flaring, and dimpling. These machines utilize segmented tooling which incorporates inside expanding fingers and outside reducing jaws in a barrel assembly. This product line includes equipment for diameters up to nearly 200mm / 8 and can be built to either Addition standard specifications or a customer-specific design.

The AddisonMckee Sizing product line includes these models:

FM-70 ID/OD + RF Tube End Sizing and Ram Forming Machine

**All Sizing Machines are available with optionalHydra-GREEN Technology

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers a variety of AddisonMckee endforming machines designed to use a sequenced vice and ram tool to performexpanding, reducing, beading, flaring, or doming operations. For plug expanding and ring reducing, vise and ram forming incorporates a vise for gripping the tube while the ram forces a plug into, or a ring over the tube to obtain the finished size. This machine can also be adapted to use segmented ER type Fingers or Jaws for expanding or reducing. This product line includes equipment for diameters up to nearly 6 (150mm) and can be built to either Addition standard specifications or a customer-specific design.

The AddisonMckee Ram Forming product line includes these models:

FM-70 RF LS Long Stroke Ram Forming Machine**

FM-70 SRF Selectable Ram Forming Machine **

FM-70 RFXT Extended Ram Forming Machine* **

FM-70 RFXT LS Extended Long Stroke Ram Forming Machine**

**Available with optionalHydra-GREEN Technology

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers a variety of AddisonMckee endforming machines designed to utilize an in-line rotary ac­tion, which generates a smoother and more accurate end form, and is well suited for operations such asexpanding,reducing,beading,flaring,doming,ball-forming,spherical flaring,curling,and flange spinning. AddisonMckee rotary spinning machines all use straight or contoured vise jaws and, depending on the model and operations performed, use ram form tooling, rotary spinning tooling, or rotary forming tools This product line includes equipment for diameters up to nearly 150mm / 6 and can be built to either Addition standard specifications or a customer-specific design.

The AddisonMckee Rotary Spinning product line includes these models:

EG-50 RS Electra-GREEN Rotary Spinning Machine ***

FM-70 RS Rotary Spinning Machine* **

FM-70 RSXT Extended Rotary Spinning Machine**

FM-150 RFGT Rotary Form Generator Machine with Tube Trim

**Available with optionalHydra-GREEN Technology

***The all-electric EG-50 RS Rotary Spin Machine, designed for small diameter tubes up to 2, has been developed in response to customer demands for a more automated and more compact design. With custom tooling designs and simple tooling changeover, this model offers customers versatility and improved production efficiency for flaring, beading, squaring, and deburring.

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers a variety of AddisonMckee endforming machines that are designed fornotching and slottingtubular components. These machines are offered as either pneumatically powered (ATN models) or hydraulically powered (HTN models) and utilize quick-change tooling in either a single or double notch design. This product line includes equipment for diameters up to nearly 150mm / 6 and can be built to either Addition standard specifications or a customer-specific design.

The AddisonMckee Sizing product line includes these models:

FM-70 ATN Pneumatic Tube Notch Machine

FM-115 ATN Pneumatic Tube Notch Machine

FM-70 HTN Hydraulic Tube Notch Machine*

FM-115 HTN Hydraulic Tube Notch Machine

FM-150 HTN Hydraulic Tube Notch Machine*

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers a variety of AddisonMckee endforming machines that are designed forend trimming,90 degree parting,angle-cut parting,radius cutting,and radius scallopoperations on tube components up to 125mm / 5 diameter. These machines utilize clamping jaws to hold the tube, while a blade is pushed into the tube to perform the cutting operation. An optional pre-notch system provides a blade cutting vertically to pre-notch the tube at the main blades entry point which reduces the size of the dimple produced during shear cut.

The AddisonMckee Tube Trimming & Parting product line includes these models:

EG-70 VTPN Electra-GREEN Vertical Tube Trim Machine with Pre-Notch *

FM-70 TT Tube Trimming/Parting Machine **

FM-125 TT Tube Trimming/Parting Machine **

*The EG-70 VTPN Vertical Trim Machine, designed for straight cutting and end trimming operations, is all-electric and combines the proven dependability of the companys traditional tube trim machine with additional benefits such as reduced power usage and noise, no hydraulic fluid required, and a smaller machine footprint requiring less floor space.

**Available with optionalHydra-GREEN Technology

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your tube forming needs.

Addition offers a line of AddisonMckee C-Frame Hydraulic Presses in 75- and 100- ton models, which can be used for a variety of metalforming applications. These presses come standard withHydra-GREEN technology, thus reducing heat emissions, noise, and hydraulic fluid and power usage, and include regulatory and customer safety requirements integrated into each machine (including safety guarding and cycle start placement). They also utilize four post guided platen with adjustable stroke and tonnage and PLC control with an HMI for ease of set-up. Heavy duty steel weldments and a superior guidance system provide advanced precision and reliability.

The AddisonMckee Hydraulic Press product line includes these models:

Contact ustoday for more product specifications and literature or to partner with our experienced Additioneers to determine the machine best suited for your hydraulic press needs.

The EG-50 RS Rotary Spin Machine and the EG-70 VTPN Vertical Trim Machine with Pre-Notch are part of Additions new all-electric end-forming product line,Electra-GREEN. The EG-50 RS Rotary Spin Machine, designed for small diameter tubes up to 2, has been developed in response to customer demands for a more automated and more compact design. With custom tooling designs and simple tooling changeover, this model offers customers versatility and improved production efficiency for flaring, beading, squaring, and deburring. The EG-70 VTPN Vertical Trim Machine combines the proven dependability of the companys traditional tube trim machine with additional benefits such as reduced power usage and noise, no hydraulic fluid required, and a smaller machine footprint requiring less floor space.

Pleasecontact usfor more information.

Addition offers a comprehensive range of endforming tooling solutions including segmented tooling, ram and rotary tooling, and notch and part/trim tooling. These tube manipulation solutions can be used for expanding, reducing, sizing, beading, notching and slotting, parting and end-trimming, and flaring.

Our founders originated the tube data center concept over 40 years ago and Addition continues to provide quality tube measurement systems today.

Addition offers two models of Tube Data Centerto meet our customers most exacting needs, theVector 1 Series 5 XL and the Laservision Optima XP. Both models incorporate Additions patented non-contact laser probe for highly accurate tube, pipe and wire measurement and inspection. This design is unique in tube measurement since the entire inspection process is performed optically using visible spectrum lasers. The Vector 1 Series 5 XP is a general purpose, proven instrrument for most applications, while the Laservision Optima is ideal for extreme accurate tube applications such as aircraft tubing.

Additionsexperienced design team has developed a unique and patented technology for manufacturing tube fixtures.Our specialized manufacturing process allows us toprovidea large range of proven solutions to deliver accurate and robust tube fixtures, in short lead times, as proven by the more than 3,000 fixtures manufactured and in use around the world. Upon completion of manufacturing in a CNC environment Addison fixtures arechecked and certified with an AdditionLaservision Tube Data Center.These fixtures, which are custom designed for any application,can beused to check tube or wire, as well as toweld, cut or assemble components on tubes.

Our extensive experience in tube forming has helped us to develop tube inspection processes for various industry applications. Ideal automotive applications for our checking fixtures include brake lines, air conditioning, power steering, exhaust and structural components.

Our extensive experience in tube forming has helped us to develop tube inspection processes for various industry applications, including aerospace. Addition fixtures are accurate from 0.2 mm of accuracy which makes them ideal for assembly, welding, and final checking for aircraft components such as sheet metal, electrical supports, and high pressure tubes.

Addition precision checking gages are manufactured by a patented laser cutting technology that provides for many competitive advantages for many industries:

Custom designed for any application

Easy to modify without returning fixture to Addition

Complete documentation package including CMM certification, user manual, and data files

Multi-reference fixtures for different configurations

Heavy-duty fixtures for assembly components (mechanical,welding, etc)

Range of tools to control fixture and control components on the tube (screws, end form, flanges, pressure connections and more)

After more than 10 years of tube fixture design and manufacture in our Cologne, France facility, Addition is excited to announce that our Tube Fixture product line is now being produced in North America in our Queretaro, Mexico facility. Nicolas Dunand, General Manager in Queretaro, comments, Im glad the project of fabricating the fixture in Mexico became a reality! Our team in France has done an incredible job, for more than 10 years, delivering nice technical and innovative solutions at a competitive price and short lead time. I am glad my team can now collaborate and produce these same high quality fixtures in Mexico for the North American market.

Addition offers a complete range of highly cost-effective work cell and individual product solutions designed to bring the highest possible standards to the production of muffler and catalytic converter components. The Eagle brand muffler machines are suitable for manual loading and unloading or fully automated with robotic transfers. Whatever the size or shape of your muffler requirements, with machining capabilities for muffler shells up to 600mm diameter, you can count on Addition to deliver.

The Addition Eagle Brand LXS-1000E is a new series lockseaming machine. A high-speed, compact, self-contained machine for forming round, oval and many asymmetrical muffler shells up to 1000 mm in length. The base LXS-1000E machine includes a semi-automatic sheet feed table, ergonomically position so that it accepts manually loaded sheets that are fed into the machine against an optional servo adjustable sheet backstop. The new generation electric servo hinged roller assembly grips the sheet between the pressure bar and the forming mandrel as the rollers form the sheet around the mandrel to create the muffler cross section. The new generation of sheet forming arms allow for a wider range of shell cross sections than previous generation systems. The new generation heavy duty electric servo roll carriage is used to form the lockseam and eject the part in one. As the carriage returns, the finished shell is automatically stripped from the mandrel an auto ejected from the machine.

The Addition Eagle Brand FLR series flanger is a manually loaded, manually unloaded, dual opposed head, rotary shell flanging machine. This rotary type of flange forming is suitable for round, oval and some irregular shapes. Lockseamed or welded shells are manually loaded into the machine then the machine cycle is initiated. The shell is clamped and held with pneumatic powered clamp jaws. The jaws are unique three-piece jaws that allow for ergonomic loading and unloading of the shell. The flanging rollers, one top and one bottom, advance forming the near 90 degree flange as the rollers rotate inside the shell, rolling a flange onto each end of the shell. The number of rotations are programmable for improved flange forming. The rollers retract and the clamp jaws release the part for the operator to remove the flanged shell from the machine. A servo electrical vertical drive feature is used for quick adjustment and ease of unloading the finished parts. Tool change is very quick via the use of a tool-less quick change jaws. .

GMS-VBAS / RLK Double End Vertical Baffle Stuffing Machine

The Addition Eagle Brand GMS-VBAS is a compact all-electric vertical double-ended baffle stuffing machine with Lower Tool Ridgelock feature. The machine is fully programmable with part recall for shell length, loading positions and stuffing position. The machine is manually loaded but can be programmed in a variety of ways to ease the loading process including pre-load positions for the upper and lower baffle inserts and the muffler shell. A manual clamp retains the muffler shell during the stuffing process is notched for the body seam to prevent the operator from loading the shell in the wrong orientation. The tooling is quick change and the machine comes standard with a part recall feature for quick set up.

GMS-VS350E All Electric Vertical Cap Spinning Machine

The Addition Eagle Brand GMS-VS 350E series cap spinning machine is a manually loaded, manually unloaded, dual opposed head all electric cap spinning machine used for mechanically locking muffler end caps onto pre-flanged muffler shells. This machine is fully programmable with program part storage for the setting shell length, rotational speed and seam forming roller advance rate. The machine is suitable for round cross sections as well as most common oval and irregular shaped cross sections. This machine is suitable to spin high ratio ovals. The cap spinning machine is unique. The high force spinning process is accomplished without cams, linkages or traditional spinner arms which improves part quality and greatly improves the machine durability for heavy duty production.

RLK 375 Vertical Ridgelocking Machine

The Addition Eagle Brand RLK 375 Ridgelocking Machines can be supplied in either vertical or horizontal formats. The RLK family of ridgelocks are designed for flexibility and quick tool change. This RLK -375V vertical ridgelock has our new generation light weight tool design concept. The ridgelock head is mounted vertically (tooling pointed upward) with the tube / baffle nest mounted above the head. On the RLK 375V the ridgelock tooling is hydraulically powered and the tube / baffle nest is servo electric powered with a ballscrew. This powered nest slide sits above the tooling area and moves the preloaded nested tube/baffle(s) (maximum 3 baffles, 3 tubes – 9 ridgelocks) over the tooling arbors for ridgelocking. Once ridgelocked the powered nest slide retracts to the load, unload position for manual removal of the ridgelocked sub assembly. Note, the machine can also be supplied with tool mounts to suit the traditional Eagle RLK 375 tooling. Robot automated ridgelock cells are now available for high volume production. This is the next step in low cost high volume production.

The Addition Eagle Brand new generation LXS 1000E is the latest in lockseamer technology with servo electric and pneumatic motions of all the key machine functions. The machine is designed for maximum part flexibility and quick change. This is the design standard for the all new generation Eagle-brand silencer manufacturing equipment.

Our complete range of Eagle muffler tooling solutions include, but are not limited to, tooling for lockseamers, SRSWs, ram and FLO style flangers, baffle stuffers, ridgelocking equipment, cap assembly and cap seaming machines.

We know just how important it is that your tube manipulation equipment and tooling continue to operate just as reliably as the day it was commissioned, and have a global team dedicated to spare parts fulfillment and machine service to support all Addition equipment technologies including AddisonMckee, Eaton Leonard, and Eagle. With seven manufacturing locations around the world, and many qualified technical service specialists who work remotely, we do business where you do business and can provide machine spare parts, service training, and preventative maintenance quickly and efficiently. When possible, we utilize remote diagnostics which enable many issues to be resolved off site, which reduces down time and costs for our customers. Expert technical advice and on-site support is only a phone call away.

No problem! We have the part or a retrofit that will get you back up and into production.

Additionally, we offer complete repair and return service on (some older, hard-to-fi