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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Press feed system reaches 656 FPM feed velocity

September 16, 2014

Arku Coil Systems has introduced the Hi-Speed ServoMaster® press feed system. The roll-feed system provides fast, smooth acceleration; high accuracy; and simplified synchronization with presses and other inline equipment, the manufacturer states. The press feed system handles strip cross...

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Biobased metal forming lubricant can be welded through

September 16, 2014

Metalloid Corp. offers Addvance 5430, a multifunctional metal forming lubricant for soft metals. The oil-free lubricant is manufactured with natural ingredients that are both biodegradable and biorenewable. The lubricant can be used as received or diluted with water to form metal parts....

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Beckwood Press announces educational circuit about rapid prototyping

September 10, 2014

Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, a manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses, automation systems, and Triform sheet hydroforming presses, has announced the commencement of a new educational circuit to inform and coach individuals in the metal forming industry about new developments in rapid...

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Universal compact cams covers light- to heavy-duty applications

September 10, 2014

DaytonLamina will unveil its LamCam™ line of universal compact cams at FABTECH. The company offers 13 series of aerial and die mount universal cams for applications from low volume/light duty to high volume/heavy duty. Cam widths are available from 1.97 to 23.62 in., each with a common footprint...

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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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Beckwood installs 25-in.-dia. sheet hydroforming press for customer

August 29, 2014

St. Louis-based Beckwood Press Co., a manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and sheet hydroforming presses, has built and installed a Triform deep draw sheet hydroforming press for a U.S. science, technology, and engineering company. The model 25-10-12SC features a 25-in.-dia. forming area,...

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Coe Press appoints CFO

August 27, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, a manufacturer of coil handling and servo roll feed equipment in Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced the appointment of Dave Boissonneault to CFO. The firm has created the position in response to growth in its coil processing business and the addition of its cut-to-length...

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Bead Industries marks 100 years of manufacturing with book release

August 26, 2014

Bead Industries reached its 100-year anniversary in August 2014. In May the company commemorated the occasion with a centennial celebration at its Milford, Conn., facility, which was attended by more than 150 people including current employees and their families, board members, former employees,...

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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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Industrial Innovations launches redesigned website

August 14, 2014

Industrial Innovations, a provider of industrial lubrication and automation systems in Grandville, Mich., has announced the launch of its redesigned website that adapts to computer, tablet, and mobile phone screen sizes. The new website presents the company’s products by application area, such as...

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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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Metaldyne Performance Group completes merger of Grede, HHI Group, and Metaldyne

August 5, 2014

Automotive supplier Metaldyne Performance Group (MPG) has announced the merger of Grede Holdings LLC, HHI Group Holdings, and Metaldyne LLC, forming a new holding company. The merger is designed to enable Grede, HHI, and Metaldyne, three established automotive suppliers, to strengthen their...

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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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General Carbide receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

July 31, 2014

General Carbide Corp., a manufacturer of more than 50 grades of tungsten carbide tooling for a variety of industrial wear, metal forming, and stamping applications, has earned ISO certification. The certification will allow the company to take advantage of new business opportunities in the...

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See women in manufacturing

July 30, 2014

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Women now comprise more than a quarter of the manufacturing workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics—28.7 percent of the 14.8 million people employed in industry in the U.S.

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