Simple Accurate Tie Bar Removal Bar Removal
Removing a Tie Bar is a vital part of the forming and trimming process, specifically, for Quad Packs and/or any metal or ceramic devices that have tie bars. Tie Bars are on the parts to protect the leads from damage during shipping from the manufacturer. They are normally in the way during the form and trimming operation. If they are not removed then the part cannot be formed and trimmed in most lead forming tools.