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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Coil processing systems suitable for fineblanking applications

November 16, 2016

Coe Press Equipment has announced the availability of its high-precision coil processing lines suitable for fineblanking applications. The systems rely on the company’s Fineblanking Edition HD straightener, which can address both the coil set and crossbow issues needed to achieve the flatness...

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Hydraulic power system helps reduce energy costs

November 7, 2016

MJC Eng. has announced the development of its Green Hydraulic Power® system. According to the company, the system provides high machine yield with noise emissions reduced by 20 dBA, reduced heat generation, short cycle time, and reduced oil volume. The system, offered as standard on the hydraulic...

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Slide forming machine produces small lot sizes quickly

October 26, 2016

Bihler offers the 4Slide NC machine. It features a standardized control system that integrates with any of the company’s process modules. The machine also is compatible with select mechanical machines, allowing users to integrate the unit into their existing operations. The system produces small...

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Die segments for hot stamping manufactured using laser melting

October 26, 2016

Using 3-D printing, Schuler now is manufacturing prototype hot stamping dies with coolant channels running in an improved near net shape to help ensure fast cooling of all component areas and, thus, improved part properties, says the company. The firm uses laser melting as an additive manufacturing...

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Standard die spring line expanded

October 18, 2016

Lee Spring has added 71 products to its line of die springs. The new items, available in music wire or chrome-silicon steel (OTCS) help reduce the gap between different standard lengths, with additional lengths of more than 6 in. New lengths include 4, 5, 6, 7, 7.5, and 8 in., with eight different...

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Traveling clamp's modular design allows for various configurations

October 13, 2016

Hilma's new Flexline rapid clamping system is designed to clamp various sized dies automatically on the press slide. The system's modular design allows many options, making it suitable for most presses and die sizes. It is designed for retrofit or new press installation, single machines or...

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Ceramic die designed for copper and brass extrusion

October 13, 2016

Morgan Advanced Materials has developed the Nilcra® zirconia TS grade, a hot-extrusion die manufactured using ceramic materials designed for use within copper and brass extrusion. It is available as an insert only or as a ready-to-use assembly shrink-itted within a steel retainer.According to the...

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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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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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Transfer die simulation added to software

August 3, 2016

Accurate Die Design Software Inc. has announced that transfer die simulation has been added to the Logopress3 software available from the company. Reportedly, the software now allows for realistic simulation with various press types, including servo presses and link- motion presses. Varying...

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Rotary bender cams material without distortion

July 6, 2016

Dayton Lamina™ offers the new Posi-Bend™ rotary bender as an alternative to wiping dies. The self-contained rotary bender cams the material without distortion, sliding, or marring, says the company. Custom orders are also available with short lead...

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Stainless steel compression springs available in wire sizes 0.080 in. and up

June 13, 2016

Lee Spring offers AISI 316 stainless steel compression springs in wire sizes of 0.080 in. and up. The material helps improve corrosion resistance with the presence of molybdenum and decreased carbon content. The new wire sizes offer up to 660 N or 148 lbs. of loading force. These standard-format...

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Sheet forming software offers automatic springback compensation

June 1, 2016

Engineering Technology Associates Inc. (ETA) has released Dynaform Version 5.9.3. The software simulates the sheet forming process and analyzes the entire die system. This version offers improvements in blank/trim line development, including combining the interface for blank development and...

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Press system features in-die laser welding capability

April 19, 2016

Airam Press Co. Ltd. has introduced a pneumatic stamping press system with in-die laser welding capability. After the stamping operation is completed, the press locates, positions, and holds the part in place inside the press for laser welding and cutoff. Fabricators can stamp and weld different...

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