Stamping Products

Whether you're using a high-speed stamping press to make simple parts at breakneck speeds or doing something really tricky, like deep drawing a material that puts up a lot of resistance, the information in this technology area is sure to help. The articles, case studies, and press releases cover stamping presses, lubricants, and materials.

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Synthetic lubricant designed for use on galvanized steel

September 2, 2014

IRMCO has developed the first oil-free lubricant for use on automotive electrogalvanized and galvannealed metals. The synthetic stamping lubricant is designed for use on zinc-coated sheet metal. During development, the company performed a twist compression test, which measures the coefficient of...

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Drive system for hydraulic presses reduces energy consumption

August 25, 2014

Schuler has developed a drive system for hydraulic presses that can reduce energy consumption by up to 60 percent compared to conventional lines. According to the company, the technology, called Efficient Hydraulic Forming (EHF), offers energy savings and optimizations in all operating phases...

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Coil-fed laser blanking helps reduce setup time

August 7, 2014

Schuler Inc. has introduced laser blanking lines featuring DynamicFlow Technology. The machines combine coil-fed conventional press blanking with laser cutting. For operations that process a variety of blanks, the technology offers flexibility that helps minimize setup time and maximize material...

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Cut-to-length lines bring blank production in-house

August 4, 2014

Coe Press Equipment offers Value-Added series cut-to-length lines, designed to allow fabricators and metal stampers to produce blanks in-house. They are built using the manufacturer’s standard equipment, configured to meet each customer’s specific needs. The systems can process coil from 12...

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Pneumatic dowel pin puller helps save die change time

July 30, 2014

Yokota Tools USA offers a pneumatic dowel pin puller, which the company says is the only pneumatic device of its type on the market. The tool eliminates the need for manual slide pullers and helps save die change...

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Auto-indexing dimpler prevents multiple-blank feeds in stamping

July 29, 2014

Welker Engineered Products offers an auto-indexing dimpler that protects dies by minimizing the potential for multiple-blank feeds in stamping operations. It prevents sheet metal blanks from sticking together by producing a pattern of small dimples in the trim edge that automatically index with the...

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Hydraulic presses have capacities to 40,000 tons

July 16, 2014

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. offers hydraulic presses in a variety of styles, from gap-frame and straight-side to die-spotting and forging presses, with product capabilities to 40,000 tons and bed sizes exceeding 240 in. The company offers presses as standard machines, or its engineers can...

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Conveyor moves metal scrap of all shapes, thicknesses

July 15, 2014

Prab offers the new Quick Return (QR) horizontal motion conveyor for moving scrap away from a press or other cutting and stamping operations. The redesigned conveyor features a single drive that allows it to fit into existing pits. Its push/pull motion propels material forward without vibration...

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Analysis software shows payoff time for using controllable dies for notchers

June 3, 2014

Schuler has introduced eCon analysis software for calculating the break-even point of using controllable dies for notchers in the production of electric motor laminations. For a conventional single notch, the operator first inserts the blank, the notcher cuts the stator notches, simultaneously...

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Presquared tool steel saves time for tool- and diemakers

May 27, 2014

Accu-Square™ presquared tool steel from Diehl Steel helps save time for tool-, die-, and moldmakers by reducing or eliminating the need for further squaring of the blocks. The tool steel comes presquared on all six sides to a tolerance range of the customer’s...

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Pivot-belt conveyor engineered to move challenging stamping scrap

May 21, 2014

Prab’s engineered Pivot Belt™ conveyor is designed specifically for conveying the most challenging types of stamping scrap, from oily, thin-gauge trim scrap to stamping slugs, motor laminations, and eyelet press scrap. The belt’s dimpled surface eliminates carryover, while overlapping...

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System combines laser cutting with coil-fed processes

May 15, 2014

Dimeco Alipresse has introduced the LINACUT® coil laser cutting system. Able to process strip from 0.01 to 0.16 in. thick, the cutting line comprises a coil handling section, a continuous laser cutting module, and an optional automatic robotic stacking cell. The system processes all metals,...

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Straight-side press features deflection of less than 0.001 in./ft.

May 14, 2014

Sutherland Presses offers the SP2 Super Duty model press, which features deflection of less than 0.001 in./ft. with full load over two-thirds of the die area. No pit is required, and the reduced overall height fits in most industrial buildings. The heavy-duty, large-bed straight-side presses are...

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Coil-fed blanking service offered for short-run, prototype parts

May 8, 2014

LaserCoil Technologies LLC now provides preproduction, prototype, and low-volume production part runs. The patented LaserCoil system can process up to 20,000 pieces/run from a variety of coil materials, including aluminum, mild steel, and AHSS. It produces surface-sensitive panels and structural...

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Press blank feeder/coater processes large steel blanks

May 6, 2014

The Union Tool Corp. offers the press blank feeder/coater for processing large steel blanks. The unit automatically destacks individual steel sheets, applies lubricant, and then places the coated sheet against locating pins in the die for the press...

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