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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Feinwerktechnik hago GmbH opens Hago Automotive Corp. in Mississippi

September 27, 2016

Automotive supplier Feinwerktechnik hago GmbH, Küssaberg, Germany, has opened a new site, Hago Automotive Corp., in Iuka, Miss. The key production system at the plant is a 630-ton Schuler servo press. The press will be used to produce sheet metal parts for body shells, gear boxes and exhaust gas...

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General Sheet Metal Works announces name change

September 21, 2016

General Sheet Metal Works Inc., South Bend, Ind., has changed its name to General Stamping & Metalworks Inc. to reflect more accurately its capabilities as a full-service metal fabricator providing parts to OEMs worldwide.The company produces parts for the lawn and garden, agriculture, automotive...

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Servo press trends

September 21, 2016 | By Kate Bachman

Vehicular weight reductions that automakers have made largely have been attributed to the use of advanced high-strength (AHS) materials—and the stamping manufacturers forming them. Stampers have muscled the Olympian feat via many approaches, including using servo-driven mechanical presses. Servo presses have evolved and moved from the fringe into the mainstream. Four servo press manufacturers weigh in on how servo press technology has advanced to spot stampers in helping them meet the challenges inherent in forming superstrong metals with low formability and high work hardening.

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Fisher Barton appoints group president

September 16, 2016

Fisher Barton, Watertown, Wis., has appointed Igor Zelenovskiy to the role of group president. He is responsible for all of the company’s operating units worldwide. Zelenovskiy joined the company in 2014 as president of the Fisher Barton Technology Center. Before that he served in various...

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Quintus supplies high-pressure fluid cell press to Edelstahl-Mechanik

September 15, 2016

Quintus Technologies, Västerås, Sweden, has delivered a Flexform high-pressure fluid cell press to Edelstahl-Mechanik GmbH, a supplier of sheet metal parts primarily to the medical, white goods, and agricultural industries based in Göppingen, Germany.With the new press added to its equipment...

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Schuler opens demonstration center in China

September 13, 2016

Göppingen, Germany-based press and die manufacturer Schuler has opened Servo TechCenter Tianjin, a technology center for forming systems in Tianjin, China. The demonstration and reference center offers automotive manufacturers, suppliers, and other companies from the sheet metal processing sector...

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Press processes ultrathin materials

September 13, 2016

Nidec Minster Corp. has introduced the EV press series, designed for processing ultrathin materials used in electric and hybrid vehicles. Producing laminations for the electric vehicle market typically requires long beds for extra die space, push/pull feeds to accommodate the thin material, and low...

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Power straightener has retrofit capability

September 6, 2016

Coe Press Equipment offers the 350 series power straighteners with new design features that enable processing of a wider range of materials including advanced high-strength steels (AHSS). The straighteners offer improvement of more than 30 percent in strength and rigidity because of increased roll...

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Britten Metalworks announces equipment, facility expansion

September 6, 2016

Britten Metalworks, a Traverse City, Mich.-based stamping and fabrication shop, has broken ground on an 18,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing expansion. The new space is expected to be fully available for manufacturing by November 2016. Additionally, the firm has added a 250-ton Accurpress press brake to...

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Transfer press simulation software allows troubleshooting of stamping runs

August 25, 2016

3-D Solutions Design Service LLC offers T-Sim transfer press simulation software. With the software, stamping manufacturers, die builders, and designers can troubleshoot and perfect their transfer die stamping runs before going to production. The software uses kinematics to check for crashes and...

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Schebler acquires East Moline Metal Products assets

August 12, 2016

The Schebler Co., Bettendorf, Iowa, has acquired multiple assets of East Moline Metal Products, including stamping presses from 45 to 200 tons, machining systems, tooling, and related fabrication equipment. As a result, East Moline Metal Products has ceased operations. The equipment will be...

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Atlas appoints general manager

August 11, 2016

Atlas Technologies LLC, Fenton, Mich., has named Andrew Basgall as general manager. Former General Manager Bill Rogner has transitioned to director of sales. Basgall has 40 years of automotive and manufacturing experience. He previously worked as a senior project manager at...

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Beckwood Press appoints engineering manager

August 10, 2016

Beckwood Press Co., Fenton, Mo., a manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses, automation systems, and sheet hydroforming equipment, has promoted Adam Strein to engineering manager. He has been part of the company’s engineering team since 2012 and has more than seven years of experience designing...

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Andritz Herr-Voss Stamco supplies multiblanking line to Metals USA

August 10, 2016

Andritz Herr-Voss Stamco Inc., Callery, Pa., part of international technology group Andritz, has supplied a turnkey multiblanking line to Metals USA, Horicon, Wis. The line, with an incoming coil capacity of 50,000 lbs., processes material ¼ in. thick by 72 in. wide. The line includes two...

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Hot stamping training event scheduled for Sept. 22 and 23

August 9, 2016

The Grundig Akademie Group will host NAFTA Training Center for Hot Stamping Technology, the 4th PHS Suppliers Forum, on Sept. 22 and 23, 2016, in Plymouth, Mich. Experts in the press hardening technology (PHT) industry sector will introduce state-of-the-art technology, share background knowledge,...

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