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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Automatic Feed forms spinoff laser blanking company

October 2, 2013

Automatic Feed Co. (AFCO), a supplier of blanking and cut-to-length lines, Napoleon, Ohio, has announced the formation of spinoff company LaserCoil Technologies LLC, focused on providing technologies for laser cutting of blanks from coil in aluminum, mild steel, and high-strength steels for...

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Culinary Stainless Fabricators opens in California

October 1, 2013

A new sheet metal fabrication business, Culinary Stainless Fabricators, has opened in Tracy, Calif. The company fabricates and distributes stainless steel food service equipment including sinks, worktables, exhaust hoods, serving counters, shelving, and cabinets to restaurants, cafeterias, delis,...

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Press lubrication: 4 ways to avoid hidden costs - TheFabricator.com

Press lubrication: 4 ways to avoid hidden costs

September 30, 2013

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To stamp out the hidden costs of stamping lubrication, first keep everything consistent. Second, apply it right. Third, don’t forget disposal. And fourth, get lubricant to the press efficiently.

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Troubleshooting in-die fastening - TheFabricator.com

Troubleshooting in-die fastening

September 30, 2013

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In general, troubleshooting of in-die fastening should focuses on four key aspects: the fasteners, the feed system, the in-die tools, and the control system

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Stamping presses produce at the pace of customer demand - TheFabricator.com

Stamping presses produce at the pace of customer demand

September 30, 2013

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Designing a production system that produces at a rate that matches customer demand can reduce waste. Right-sized equipment is sized to match customer demand, eliminating the waste associated with overproduction.

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Patriot Mfg. acquires Quality Components

September 25, 2013

Patriot Mfg., a metal stamping/fourslide manufacturer in Bristol, Conn., has acquired the assets and customer relationships of Quality Components Corp. of Plainville, Conn., from owner Wendall Theriault, who has retired. Ed Borkoski, owner of Patriot, said, "Quality’s customers provide us...

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Horizon Die to expand Illinois stamping facility

September 19, 2013

Horizon Die Co. Inc., a supplier of precision metal stampings, progressive dies, and automation systems, has announced its expansion and the addition of 21,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space to its East Dundee, Ill., facility. The added space, which doubles the company's current manufacturing...

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Stamtec names Production Machine Equipment as distributor

September 19, 2013

Stamtec, Manchester, Tenn., a manufacturer of metal stamping and forming equipment, has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Production Machine Equipment Inc. to sell Stamtec presses in Florida and Georgia. The announcement comes after two years of Stamtec being without exclusive...

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Servo-positioning flag stop system aids setup

September 12, 2013

The new servo-positioning flag stop system from Manchester Tool & Die Inc. is designed to aid setup personnel in adjusting tube out through the machine's HMI. The system provides consistent adjustments to help speed setup times. It is available for newer M71 machines that are equipped with...

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Slug retention machine includes design changes

September 12, 2013

DTC Products has introduced a new version of its patented slug retention machine. The device uses a pneumatically powered grinder to machine a small, angled groove into the side wall of the die cavity in a stamping die, preventing slugs from pulling onto the die surface where they can damage the...

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Andes Coil Processors hires new general manager

September 5, 2013

Steel toll processor Andes Coil Processors LLC has hired Shaun Pressly as general manager of the Lewisville, Texas, facility. He is a 10-year veteran of Worthington Industries, having served as one of the leads in the company's Centers of Excellence initiative....

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Andes Coil Processors to add slitting capability

September 3, 2013

Andes Coil Processors LLC has announced that its Lewisville, Texas, toll processing facility will increase its slitting capability with the addition of a 0.250- by 60-in. Loopco slitter. To be installed by the end of October, the slitter expands the location’s maximum slitting capability from...

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AP&T names new CEO

August 28, 2013

Sweden-based AP&T, a supplier of automation, presses, tools, and complete production lines to the international sheet metal and tube forming industry, has named Magnus Baarman as its new CEO, succeeding Tord Andersson, who is stepping down after serving for 20 years. Baarman's most recent...

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Schuler awarded major order from Turkey

August 26, 2013

To expand its rail division, the Turkish company Karabük Iron & Steel Industry and Trade Inc. (Kardemir) has placed an order with Schuler worth more than 90 million euros for a line to produce railway wheels. It is the largest single order the press manufacturer has received in its 174-year...

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Shale-Inland Holdings to integrate Main Steel Polishing, Metals Inc.

August 22, 2013

Shale-Inland Holdings LLC, Houston, a specialty industrial distributor of pipe, valves, fittings, and related products, has announced that it will integrate Main Steel Polishing Co. Inc. and Metals Inc. to operate as a single organization within its Fabrication & Distribution Services business...

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