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Eccentric press

In the tool factory Krenzer in Ennepetal (Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia) the eccentric press from the 1950s is used to shape metals (punching and cutting work as well as stamping and bending work).
The press is driven by an electric motor which moves a machine ram up and down by use of a flywheel. The rolling of the metal wheels and the blows to the metal create the loud bell-like sound.

The Kr…