‘Uni-Cages’ are used to adapt existing unit tools such as ‘Minni-Die’ and old ‘Redman’ - units with die heights of 65,0mm (2.56”) and shut heights of 197mm (7.75”). The ‘Uni-Cage’
forms a cage around the unit and has a hydraulic cylinder which is independent of the unit tool. Four sizes are available as standard and these suit unit tools which can punch diameters or shapes - contained by up to 30mm diameter. The ‘photo shows seven model M14 units installed into UC76 ‘Uni-Cages’ which are used here to punch the holes and slots in ridge, eaves, cills and gutters used for aluminium greenhouse component manufacture. Other sizes of cages are available.