Stamping

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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12 great gadgets and die components

November 26, 2014

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Sometimes it’s the small items that make your workday easier. Standard die components with incremental improvements, such as roller cages with cylindrical rollers, and special gadgets, such as auto-indexing dimplers, can help smooth the stamping process and extend uptime.

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Make it better, keep it better with press monitoring

November 25, 2014

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Press monitoring systems improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and help identify downtime culprits. Press controls track when the machine is running and when it is not. It counts machine cycles, and can detect both empty strokes and cycles when die protection or tonnage faults exist.

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Straightening AHSS

November 24, 2014

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Advancements in straighteners help stampers handle advanced high-strength steels on coil feed lines.

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Mercury Products Corp. adds 1,000-ton stamping press to Mexico plant

November 20, 2014

Mercury Products Corp., Schaumburg, Ill., has acquired a 1,000-ton stamping press for its facility in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. The press handles large stampings required for automotive, heavy truck, and off-highway vehicle manufacturing. The press allows customers to consolidate multiple...

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AAM makes changes to leadership team

November 18, 2014

Detroit-based American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. (AAM), a manufacturer of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and modules, chassis systems, and metal formed products, has announced the appointment of two new officers. Nigel Francis has been appointed vice president, corporate...

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Bradbury announces staff changes

November 17, 2014

The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., a manufacturer of roll forming and coil processing equipment, has promoted Aaron Woods, Mike Nuzum, and Shawn Fields to new positions within the customer service department. Woods has been named field completion coordinator. He has worked in hydraulic...

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Coe Press Equipment announces staff reorganization

November 11, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced a reorganization and new management team. Hunter Coe has been appointed president, replacing his father, John Coe, who retains the position of CEO. In addition, Jim Ward has been named director of engineering, and Jeff Grivas has been...

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Herr-Voss Stamco launches new website

November 6, 2014

Callery, Pa.-based Herr-Voss Stamco has launched a new website at www.herr-voss.com. It is designed with user-friendly navigation as the focal point. The homepage highlights the two distinct business segments: Coil Processing Solutions and Mill Service Solutions. Visitors can navigate through...

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Nidec Minster opens service center in Mexico

November 6, 2014

The Nidec Minster Corp., Minster, Ohio, has announced the opening of a regional customer service center in Querétaro, Mexico. The service center offers locally inventoried common repair and replacement parts for expedited delivery to the region. All transactions are processed in U.S. dollars or...

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Ameristar Mfg. selected for Quality Certification Award

November 6, 2014

Ameristar Mfg., Mankato, Minn., has been selected for the 2014 Quality Certification Award by the Mankato Area Council for Quality. The award recognizes the company’s holding a consistent quality rating in the 90th percentile on the parts it ships to customers throughout the country, as well as...

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Automatic blanking press has two electrically coupled, freely programmable pressure points

November 5, 2014

Schuler Beutler has developed the MSC-2000 automatic blanking press with ServoDirect technology. It features two electrically coupled, freely programmable pressure points without gear transmission. The machine’s rigidity has been significantly increased by linking the pressure points in the press...

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Hydraulic ring expanders can be customized

November 4, 2014

Beckwood Press Co. has introduced a line of hydraulic ring expanders. The systems, which are used to form strong, symmetrical, ring-shaped parts, are employed in the aerospace industry for turbine engine manufacture. According to the company, the ring expansion process helps minimize material...

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Talan Products earns spot on Crain’s FAST 50 list

November 4, 2014

Cleveland-based Talan Products, a metal stamping company and manufacturer of tooling and engineered parts, has been named to Crain’s 2014 FAST 50 list. The FAST 50 recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit, innovative business tactics, and skyrocketing revenue growth of the 50 fastest-growing...

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Defiance Stamping to relocate

October 28, 2014

Defiance Stamping Co., based in Defiance, Ohio, has announced plans to move its operations to a larger facility in Napoleon, Ohio. The move is expected to be complete by spring 2015. Employment is expected to remain at about 70...

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Cygnet Stamping & Fabricating announces ISO 9001 and AS9100 certification

October 27, 2014

Cygnet Stamping & Fabricating, Glendale, Calif., has announced its certification to ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100. The company manufactures metal stampings, fabricated sheet metal, and laser-cut...

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