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 made for use on automotive electrogalvanized, galvannealed metals

April 8, 2014

IRMCO® Advanced Lubricant Technologies has announced the formulation of a synthetic stamping lubricant that the company claims is the first developed for automotive electrogalvanized and galvannealed metals. The new line of 892 and 313 series lubricants have shown good results on automotive...

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Slug-retention machine adjustable to three height positions

March 12, 2014

DTC Products has introduced a new version of its original patented slug-retention machine. The device uses a pneumatically powered grinder to machine a small angled groove into the side wall of the die cavity in a stamping die to prevent slugs from pulling onto the die surface where they can damage...

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Programming files allow press setup before tooling delivery

March 4, 2014

Mate has introduced new programming files for TRUMPF®-style forming tools and special shapes. The company e-mails the files to purchasers of the tooling, allowing setup and programming of the new tools in their presses before the tooling arrives. The tooling line includes Next™...

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Multilayer feeder furnace provides energy-efficient press hardening

February 13, 2014

AP&T has introduced an energy-efficient, multilayer feeder furnace with automation for press hardening. According to the manufacturer, the furnace reduces heat loss by two-thirds compared to conventional roller hearth furnaces. The unit has several furnace modules stacked on top of each other....

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Coil lubricator employs rollers in floating chassis

January 30, 2014

LSP Industries Inc. has introduced the improved FloaterCoater coil lubricator. Available in widths from 12 to 72 in., the roller coater provides metered lubrication to coil stock in stamping and coil processing applications. A floating chassis allows the rolls to float with the coil material...

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Hydraulic forming press draws tough alloys

January 13, 2014

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., Nashua, N.H., has constructed an "engineered to fit" 75-ton hydraulic forming press for a medical device manufacturer. The press, engineered for a forming process producing titanium blanks to a critical final specification, has helped reduce scrap, the company...

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Tooling line lightens load on stamping robots, personnel

January 8, 2014

DE-STA-CO has introduced the Accelerate collection of lightweight tooling. According to the manufacturer, the end effectors are up to 50 percent lighter than their predecessors, allowing line speed gains of 25 to 30 percent. Made of high-strength, aircraft-grade aluminum, the tooling maintains...

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Lift table helps simplify die and mold installation/retrieval

January 7, 2014

Air Technical Industries Inc. has introduced a new heavy die and mold installation and retrieval system. The self-loading and -unloading system allows one-person installation of heavy dies into the press while preventing injuries from pushing, flexing, stretching, and reaching. The design...

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Increased tonnage allows press to process variety of fin materials - TheFabricator.com

Increased tonnage allows press to process variety of fin materials

November 26, 2013

Burr Oak Tool Inc. has introduced the Oak FP-400 fin press. The 45-ton, straight-side press has increased tonnage over the Oak FP-1 press to allow for a wider variety of fin materials and more intricate die tooling patterns. An extended bolster increases flexibility. The interior of the die can...

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Hydraulic presses provide precise control of speed, force - TheFabricator.com

Hydraulic presses provide precise control of speed, force

November 25, 2013

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. has built and delivered three model HPBS-40 bench-type, C-frame, 40-ton hydraulic straightening presses for a U.S. airplane manufacturer. The presses, designed for straightening wing spar cords, feature electronic joystick ram control, made possible via...

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Parallel pneumatic grippers accommodate variety of part sizes - TheFabricator.com

Parallel pneumatic grippers accommodate variety of part sizes

November 12, 2013

PHD Inc. has introduced the series GRH parallel pneumatic grippers, available in four sizes that provide long jaw travel while accommodating long tooling lengths. The design incorporates an extended support guide system with wide slot jaws to help minimize tooling deflection, support large...

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Vibratory feeder supports trays up to 175 lbs. - TheFabricator.com

Vibratory feeder supports trays up to 175 lbs.

October 24, 2013

The new 76 series vibratory feeder from Eriez® is made to handle larger application requirements. It supports trays up to about 175 lbs. and is available in all standard...

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Double-sheet detector works with sheets up to 0.24 in. - TheFabricator.com

Double-sheet detector works with sheets up to 0.24 in.

October 23, 2013

Prime Controls Inc. has introduced the Pulser II double-sheet detector (control model DS210) with electromagnetic smart sensors (probe model PE36M). The unit's compact NEMA 4X control housing pairs with a newly designed smart probe that can remember up to eight calibration values. The machine...

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Leveler flattens armor plate - TheFabricator.com

Leveler flattens armor plate

October 21, 2013

Delta Steel Technologies (DST) offers a leveler that can process flat steel from heat-treated armored plate with 250,000-PSI yield strength and edge curves in one pass. Machines are available in capacities from 2-in. armor plate to 0.005-in. food and beverage stock. For lighter gauges, the...

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System controls lubricant application to stamped, drawn material - TheFabricator.com

System controls lubricant application to stamped, drawn material

October 17, 2013

Industrial Innovations' Spra-Rite Alpha lubricating system controls lubricant application to stamped, drawn material or the tooling process. Suitable for small pressrooms and vanishing-oil applications, the turnkey system includes a controller, injector manifolds, stainless steel tank, nozzles,...

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