CNC Header Press (HP-600)

The Voss HP-600 CNC Header Press is used to produce Industrial bolt-on type header plates.

This machine is specifically designed to punch bolt-on type header plates with the use of its 8-station tool changer and custom Voss software used to program your header plates.  Add Voss tooling to the system and you can produce header plates of the highest quality required by your demanding applications.

The machine uses a unique triple action system to punch the header plates, controlling each the punch, die and stripper holding pressure mechanically to produce superior tube slots.  Some deep draw applications can produce collars that are up to 4mm high in 1.6mm material.  These machines are simple to program and easy to run with minimum training.

Custom header tooling is available on request.  The process used on the HP-600 lends itself to be used for developing / testing new tube slot geometry at very economical prices.  Because just one slot or feature is being punched at a time, it’s the perfect machine to use for your development.

Header tooling, in particular the geometry of the tube slot, is so important to the fit and function of a tube to header joint.  Voss can develop for you custom geometry to optimize this joint based on your requirements.  Currently tube slots for radiators and CAC cores are quite often developed on this machine prior to getting production tooling made to save time and money.

Voss has developed for brass headers a deep draw extrusion that has proven to be superior to normal brass tube slots, and often competes with welded joints.  The long extrusion gives the much-needed contact between the tube and header for a very strong, long-lasting leak free joint.

Voss Header Press
Operator Interface
Bolt Holes and Tube Slots in One Setup
Voss Header Press
Tool Changer
Voss Header Press Operator Interface Bolt Holes and Tube Slots in One Setup Voss Header Press Tool Changer

CNC Header Press (HP-600)


  • Machine Size – 11 ft [3.35m] L x 11 ft [3.35m] W x 5 ft [1.52m] H
  • Machine Weight – 3300 lb. [1500 kg]
  • Speed – 80 strokes per minute
  • Punching capacity – 7 ton [62kN]
  • Pneumatic Service – 90 psi, clean, dry air
  • Electric Service – US Standard – 230V AC, 3 phase, 60 Hz, 20 Amp
  • Other electrical services are available

Machine Capacity

  • Maximum Header Size – 12″ x 66″ [304mm x 1676mm]
  • Minimum Header Size (Using Retractable Clamps) – 3.9” [100mm] W x 25” [635mm] L
  • Minimum Header Size (Without Retractable Clamps) – 3.9” [100mm] W x 8” [203mm] L
  • Maximum Header Thickness – 0.157” [4mm] Brass, 0.118” [3mm] Steel (not to exceed 7 ton of punching force)
  • Minimum Material Thickness – .032” [0.8mm]
  • Maximum Punched Hole Diameter – 0.59” [15mm] Dia
  • Minimum Punched Hole Diameter – 2X material thickness
  • Maximum Tube Slot Size – 0.625” [16mm] x 1.125” [28.5mm]

Supporting Equipment