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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Compact power unit suitable for die clamping/lifting systems

April 17, 2014

A new electrically driven, high-pressure hydraulic power unit from Hilma Div. of Carr Lane Roemheld is suitable for small and midsize die clamping and lifting systems. The compact, lightweight, modular unit comes with a motor, pump, oil reservoir, valve configuration as needed, pressure gauge,...

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Varsteel purchases Herr-Voss Stamco leveling technology

April 14, 2014

Herr-Voss Stamco, a Callery, Pa.-based provider of coil processing systems, has received an order from Varsteel Ltd. of Lethbridge, Alb., for an ELT™ Enhanced Leveling Technology retrofit. The leveler processes material up to 0.500 by 96 in. wide. The technology produces flat material...

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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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Seyi to open Mexico subsidiary in Monterrey

April 3, 2014

Press builder Seyi has announced that it will establish a subsidiary in Monterrey, Mexico, by the second half of 2014. It will feature a showroom, expanded service department, and sales team. The company manufactures mechanical presses from 25 to 2,400 tons at facilities in Taiwan and the...

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Globe Products acquires stamping press

April 3, 2014

Globe Products Co., a manufacturer of hose ferrules, eyelets, and metal stampings in Ennis, Texas, has purchased a new multistation, high-speed transfer press. It is expected to go into service in early fall. The company’s capabilities also include engineering design, in-house toolmaking, a...

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How fabrication complements stamping

April 3, 2014

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Senior Editor Tim Heston talks with Alex Robertson, business development manager at Fisher-Barton South Carolina about how the business uses both fabrication and stamping to serve the mid-volume market. For more on Fisher Barton South Carolina’s operation, click here.

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Samco Machinery forms business alliance with Vaptech

April 2, 2014

Toronto-based Samco Machinery Ltd. has announced the formation of an alliance with Vaptech, Sofia, Bulgaria. The companies report they plan to foster a culture of advanced technological exchange and quicker product development in each other’s geographic areas. Vaptech is a manufacturer of...

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Tool- and diemakers in short supply ... where does the fault line lie?

April 2, 2014

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A recent discussion on FMA’s LinkedIn site centered around the current shortage of tool- and diemakers. The problem is expected to worsen with time as older workers retire and not enough Gen Yers (Are we still on "Y"?) are ready to don their aprons. “If I tried to hire a tool- and diemaker... Continue Reading

AIRAM launches new website

March 26, 2014

Covington, Ohio-based AIRAM® Press Co. Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of standard and custom pneumatic presses from 3 to 300 tons, has launched a new website at www.airam.com. Enhanced features include Quick Quote and a comprehensive online catalog for replacement and spare parts. An...

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Feed Lease hires regional sales manager

March 25, 2014

Feed Lease Corp., a provider of coil processing equipment in Auburn Hills, Mich., has hired Patrick Priestap as regional sales manager. In this position, Priestap serves the company’s dealer network, OEMs, and Tier 1 and Tier 2 customers. He has more than 25 years of experience in industrial...

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Feed Lease adds Ajacs to dealer lineup

March 25, 2014

Feed Lease Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich., has added Ajacs Die Sales Corp. as an authorized dealer of its coil feeding systems. Ajacs, a distributor of tool and die components, serves western Michigan tool and die manufacturers, metal stampers, and OEM suppliers from its location in Grand Rapids, Mich....

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Herr-Voss Stamco commissions coil processing lines at Cascadia Metals

March 25, 2014

Herr-Voss Stamco®, Callery, Pa., has completed the commissioning of a cut-to-length line and a Strand Extensioner® slitting line at Cascadia Metals in Brandon, Manitoba. The slitting line processes material from 0.013 to 0.25 in. thick with an incoming coil capacity of 50,000 lbs. by 72...

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United Tool & Die acquires Smith Brothers Machine Co., changes name

March 18, 2014

United Tool & Die Co. Inc., Wilmington, Mass., a contract manufacturer specializing in wire EDM; manual machining; and metal stamping, grinding, and forming, has acquired Smith Brothers Machine Co., a precision CNC milling and turning company located in Rockport, Mass. Following the acquisition,...

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Oberg Industries hires director of manufacturing

March 18, 2014

Oberg Industries, a contract manufacturer of precision machined or stamped metal components and precision tooling in Freeport, Pa., has hired Mark Pelo as director of manufacturing. Pelo has more than 28 years of experience as an engineer and senior manager of manufacturing process development,...

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MetalForming partners with Schroeder Group to distribute in North America

March 18, 2014

MetalForming Inc., Peachtree City, Ga., has reached an agreement to become the exclusive North American distribution partner for the Schroeder Group of Wessobrunn, Germany, a manufacturer of industrial folding machines. MetalForming is a supplier of architectural sheet metal machines and a...

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