Geka Ironworkers FAQs

In this list of Geka FAQs you may find the answers to the some of the most frequently asked questions about Geka Ironworkers. For any more information, do not hesitate to contact us.

Where are Geka ironworkers made?

The Geka headquarters are located in Oiartzun, Spain, a municipality in the Basque country. Geka was founded here in 1919.

Where can I acquire Geka ironworker parts?

Geka ironworker parts or consumables may be acquired at Geka Ironworkers or at any of our authorized Geka ironworker dealers.

What are the main features of Geka’s one-cylinder hydraulic ironworkers?

The main features in Geka’s one-cylinder Hydraulic Ironworkers are the following:

Microcrop, Minicrop and Multicrop Series

  • Angle cutting station
  • Material clamping guide.
  • Flat plate cutting station
  • Material clamping guide.
  • End switches for travel setting.
  • Cutting of flat plates.
  • Adjustable play between flat bar blades.
  • Punching station
  • Monoblock body and sandwich structure.
  • Blade-holder Adjustment.
  • Adjustable Stripper.
  • Quick change punch. Off-set punches available for small angles.
  • Safety protection.
  • Accurate positioning table with removable front for F punching, leg down.
  • Optional equipment
  • Blades for B cut minimum deformation.
  • Rectangular notching.
  • “Touch & Cut” length stop.

Minicrop and Multicrop Series

  • Patented F -cut system at 90º without deformation.
  • Wide range of openings for B and A-cut without deformation.
  • Goose neck die-holder for punching of D and E sections in legs and web.
  • Blade for flat bar with unique radial geometry for shearing with minimum deformation.
  • Rectangular notching equipment with precision machined worktable and scaled stops.
  • Shearing angle section iron at 45 º leg in and leg out (only in Multicrop)

Which are the features of Geka´s Two-cylinder hydraulic Ironworkers?

The hydracrop series is part of Geka´s two cylinder punching machines range. It is a Hydraulic series that has 5 Geka punching machines within it: Hydracrop 55, 80, 110, 165 and 220. These ironworkers have 5 working stations for different purposes and that can be used simultaneously: punching, notching, shearing flat bars, angle cutting and shearing round and square bars. All of them have a gooseneck die holder and two different versions with different sizes, capacities and concrete specifications for cutting rims with 45° flange cut. They also have the following features:

  • Punching station: independent guided punching cylinder with an anti-rotation system and space for mounting optional or customized tools.
  • Shearing and cutting station: progressive shearing of round and square bars with minimum material deformation. Possibility of angle cutting in rim station with multiple options for UPN, UPE, IPN or IPE type profiles.
  • Bar shearing station: cutting of solid bars.
  • Notching station: rectangular notching with standard table. Optional triangular notching or tube notching.
  • Angle cutting station: patented rectilinear motion system for cutting angles without deformation or loss of material.

The specific features of each model within the Hydracrop series are the following:

FEATURES HYDRACROP 55 HYDRACROP 80 HYDRACROP 110 HYDRACROP 165 HYDRACROP 220
PUNCHING
Punching Power 55 Ton 80 Ton 110 Ton 165 Ton 220 Ton
Maximum Capacity with 
gooseneck die holder

Ø 40×10 mm
Ø 20×20 mm

Ø 40×14 mm
Ø 24×24 mm
Ø 40×20 mm
Ø 28×28 mm
Ø 40×30 mm
Ø 34×34 mm
Ø 40×40 mm
Throat Depth S/SD 250/500 mm 300/500 mm 300/610 mm 510/610 mm 385/475 mm
Working Height 1085 mm 1095 mm 1165 mm 1110 mm 1110 mm
FLAT BARS SHEARING
Flatbar with slight deformation 300×15 mm
200×10 mm
450×15 mm
300×20 mm
600×15 mm
400×20 mm
750×20 mm
400×30 mm
750×20 mm
400×30 mm
Length of Blades 305 mm 475 mm 605 mm 765 mm 765 mm
Working Height 880 mm 850 mm 960 mm 870 mm 870 mm
ANGLE CUTTING
Shearing Power 1100 kN 1500 kN 1800 kN 3000 kN 3000 kN
L at 90º Shear
without deformation
120x120x10 mm 130×130 x13 mm 152x152x13 mm 205x205x18 mm 205x205x18 mm
L at 45 º 70x70x7 mm 70x70x7 mm 70x70x7 mm 70x70x7 mm 70x70x7 mm
L at 90º Shear
with slight deformation 
(optional blade)
130x130x13 mm 152x152x13 mm 160x160x16 mm 205x205x25 mm 205x205x25 mm
SOLID BARS SHEARING
Round Bar 40 mm 45 mm 50 mm 60 mm 60 mm
Square Bar 40 mm 45 mm 50 mm 60 mm 60 mm
UPN Profiles
(optional blade)
120 mm 140 mm 160 mm 180 mm 180 mm
IPN Profiles
(optional blade)
120 mm 140 mm 160 mm 180 mm 180 mm
NOTCHING
Plate Thickness 10 mm 12 mm 13 mm 16 mm 16 mm
L of 100 mm 100 mm 100 mm 120 mm 120 mm
Depth 90 mm 90 mm 90 mm 110 mm 110 mm
Width 42 mm 52 mm 52 mm 58 mm 58 mm
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Motor Power 5 kW 9 kW 9 kW 15 kW 15 kW
Strokes per minute
(on 20 mm. stroke)
37 40 28 31 26
Maximun Stroke 60 mm 70 mm 80 mm 100 mm 100 mm
  • Capacities based on a material resistance of 45 Kg/mm2.
  • GEKA may change technical specifications, equipment and photographs of models, as well as any other information contained herein.
  • Technical characteristics valid except for typographical errors or omissions.

What features are included in Geka´s Bendicrop machines?

The machines in Geka’s Bendicrop Series of ironworkers include the following standard features:

  • Permanent bending station.
  • Goose neck die-holder for punching of D and E sections on legs and webs. Quick tool change.
  • Angle shearing without loss of material. Wide range of openings for B and A.
  • Flat bar and plate shearing system with minimum deformation. F mitre shearing up to 45º.
  • Rectangular notching with table. This station can also be used for tube notching, triangular notching, etc.
  • Anti-torque system for flat bar shearing without deformation.
The specific features of each Bendicrop ironworker machine is:

FEATURES BENDICROP 50 BENDICROP 60 BENDICROP 85
PUNCHING
Punching Power 50 Ton 60 Ton 80 Ton
Maximum Capacity (A) Ø 31 x 12 mm
(B) Ø 27 x 13 mm
Ø 40 x 11 mm Ø 40 x 15 mm
Throat Depth S / SD 177 mm 250 / 500 mm 300 / 500 mm
Working Height 973 mm 1106 mm 1094 mm
FLAT BARS SHEARING
Flatbar with slight deformation 350 x 10 mm
(5º) 350 x 15 mm
350 x 15 mm
(5º) 350×15 mm
450 x 15 mm
(5º) 450×18 mm
Length of Blades 356 mm 356 mm 475 mm
Shear of one angle leg at 45º 70 mm 70 mm
Working Height 810 mm 859 mm 868 mm
ANGLES AND BARS CUTTING
L at 90º 80 x 80 x 8 mm 120 x 120 x 10 mm 120 x 120 x 10 mm
Round Bar 35 mm 45 mm 45 mm
Square Bar 30 mm 40 mm 40 mm
NOTCHING  Rectangular Triangular Triangular
Plate Thickness 10 mm 10 mm 12 mm
L of 100 mm 100 mm 130 mm
Depth 90 mm
Width 42 mm
BENDING STATION
Maximum Capacity 100 x 10 mm 150 x 10 mm 200 x 12 mm
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Motor Power 3 kW 5,5 kW 9 kW
Strokes per minute 34
on 15 mm stroke
32
on 15 mm stroke
40
on 20 mm stroke
Maximun stroke 15 mm 20 mm 20 mm
  • Capacities based on a material resistance of 45 Kg/mm2.
  • GEKA may change technical specifications, equipment and photographs of models, as well as any other information contained herein.
  • Technical characteristics valid except for typographical errors or omissions.
  • (A) Spain, Latin America, Denmark, Saudi Arabia and Africa. (B) Rest of World

Which are the features of Geka´s punching machines?

Geka´s punching machines for profile punching are formed by two series of resistant machines with a great variety of additional products. These two ranges are: Puma series and PP series.

Puma series

The Puma series is part of Geka´s punching machines. It is a line of punching machines for the punching of flat bars and profiles with a throat depth of up to 750 mm and a punching power of up to 220 tons. This punching machines range has 5 different punching machines: Puma 55, Puma 80, Puma 110, Puma 165 and Puma 220. These are their standard features:

  • Guided cylinder with anti-rotation system.
  • Progressive centering of the punch.
  • Quick punch change.
  • Safety protections.
  • Large number of optional equipment to perform a wide range of jobs.

The specific features of each of the 5 models are the following:

FEATURES PUMA 55 PUMA 80 PUMA 110 PUMA 165 PUMA 220
PUNCHING
Punching Power 55 Ton 80 Ton 110 Ton 165 Ton 220 Ton
Maximum Capacity Ø 40×10 mm Ø 40×14 mm Ø 40×20 mm Ø 40×30 mm Ø 40×40 mm
Throat S / SD 500 / 750 mm 510 / 750 mm 500 / 750 mm 510 / 760 mm 510 / 800 mm
Working Height S / SD 1060 / 810 mm 1094 / 1194 mm 991 / 1066 mm 1060 / 1060 mm 1013 / 1013 mm
PUNCHING OF SECTIONS WITH GOOSENECK DIE HOLDER
I on the Leg 100-300 mm 100-300 mm 100-450 mm 100-450 mm 100-450 mm
I on the Web 100-500 mm 100-500 mm 100-500 mm 120-500 mm 120-500 mm
U on the Leg 100-300 mm 100-300 mm 120-400 mm 120-400 mm 120-400 mm
U on the Web 120-260 mm 120-380 mm 120-400 mm 120-400 mm 120-400 mm
GENERAL FEATURES
Motor Power 5 kW 9 kW 9 kW 15 kW 20 kW
Strokes per minute based
(on 20 mm. stroke)
37 40 28 28 25
Maximum Stroke 60 mm 70 mm 80 mm 100 mm 100 mm
  • Capacities based on a material resistance of 45 Kg/mm2.
  • GEKA may change technical specifications, equipment and photographs of models, as well as any other information contained herein.
  • Technical characteristics valid except for typographical errors or omissions.

PP Series

The PP series is a range of Geka´s punching machines, it consists of portable punching machines mounted on wheels that helps it to be positioned easily. An exclusive version for marking parts is also available. Within the PP series there are two available models:

G Model: for punching of Flat Bars and Structural Profiles.
P Model: comes with a T Slot Table suitable for customized tool sets.

  • Standard features of the PP series punching machines
  • Punching force of 55 tons
  • Maximum punching capacity Ø 28 x 10 mm
  • 130mm neckline
  • 3kW motor power
  • 23 cycles per minute (20mm stroke)
  • Maximum stroke 30mm

The specific features within each model are the following:

FEATURES P MODEL G MODEL
Punching Power 55 Ton 55 Ton
Maximum Capacity Ø 28 x 10 mm Ø 28 x 10 mm
Throat Depth 130 mm 130 mm
Motor Power 3 KW 3 KW
Strokes per minute (on 20mm. stroke) 23 23
Maximum stroke 30 mm 30 mm
  • Capacities based on a material resistance of 45 Kg/mm2.
  • GEKA may change technical specifications, equipment and photographs of models, as well as any other information contained herein.
  • Technical characteristics valid except for typographical errors or omissions.

Which are the features of Geka´s positioners?

Geka´s Semi-Paxy Positioner and PAX and ALRS Feeders, help to substantially increase productivity of your Geka Hydraulic Ironworker. Let’s take a look at the characteristics of Geka´s positioners.

Semi-paxy positioner

The positioner can be mounted on new or existing punching machines, but it is necessary that the base is Hydracrop or Puma with a minimum throat size of 550mm. It has 3 versions:

X 1000: Accommodates material with a maximum length of 1000 mm.
X Plus: Accommodates extension devices for longer material: 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000 and 6000 mm for Flat Bar and Angle.
Optional Integrated Ball Transfers along table for easier positioning of material.

Features:

FEATURES Semi-Paxy
Rate of Motion (X-Axis) 0-12 m/min
Rate of Motion (Y-Axis) 0-12 m/min
Repeatability +/- 0,1 mm
  • Capacities based on a material resistance of 45 Kg/mm2.
  • GEKA may change technical specifications, equipment and photographs of models, as well as any other information contained herein.
  • Technical characteristics valid except for typographical errors or omissions.

ALRS CNC feeder

This tire positioner must be used for Hydracrop punching machines, helping to automate the manual positioning operation of the material at the cutting station. The features of the ALRS CNC feeder are:

FEATURES ALRS 600 ALRS 750
Max. Flat Bar width 600 mm 750 mm
Max. Flat Bar length 7000 mm 7000 mm
Displacement Speed 18 m/min 18 m/min
  • Capacities based on a material resistance of 45 Kg/mm2.
  • GEKA may change technical specifications, equipment and photographs of models, as well as any other information contained herein.
  • Technical characteristics valid except for typographical errors or omissions.

PAX CNC feeder

The PAX CNC feeder automates the task of punching lines of holes. Its main features are:

  • Conveyor Unit and Positioning Clamping Guides.
  • CNC Touch Screen Monitor.
  • Servo Motor positioning.
  • Linear roller table.
  • Manually adjustable Y Axis positioning.

Some other technical features of the PAX CNC feeder are:

FEATURES PAX
Available Strokes Meter by meter*
Max. Feed Speed. 24 m/min
Max. Feed Weight 250 Kg
Repeatability ± 0,15mm

* Lengths available from 3 meters and above.

  • Capacities based on a material resistance of 45 Kg/mm2.
  • GEKA may change technical specifications, equipment and photographs of models, as well as any other information contained herein.
  • Technical characteristics valid except for typographical errors or omissions.

Does Geka manufacture their own ironworkers and consumables?

Geka Group designs, engineers and manufactures of all of their machinery and tools.

Can Geka manufacture customized equipment?

Yes. Geka can work with clients to manufacture custom-made machines and tools to suit their specific requirements.
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MAQUINARIA GEKA S.L.U.:
Poligono Zerradi 1,
20180 Oiartzun (SPAIN).
TEL: +34 943 490 034

GPS Coordinates:
43° 17′ 28.986″ N
1° 52′ 56.933″ O

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