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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Establishing a die preventive maintenance program, Part I - TheFabricator.com

Establishing a die preventive maintenance program, Part I

November 1, 2013

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To realize the importance of a good die preventive maintenance program, all a stamper has to do is recall the last time a press line shut down because of a major die problem. The downtime and reaction of the frustrated customer likely are hard to forget. The associated costs, however, aren’t typically documented. That shouldn’t be the case, because those costs can be very important in trying to convince management that a robust tooling maintenance program is worth every cent invested in it.

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Make your hydraulic stamping press retrofit energy-fit - TheFabricator.com

Make your hydraulic stamping press retrofit energy-fit

November 1, 2013

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Most stampers don’t think twice about running a hydraulic press like it has been run for the last 20 years. By doing so, they are losing out on dramatic cost savings associated with a possible energy-saving retrofit that’s centered around a smart variable-speed pump drive.

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An overview of coil handling devices - TheFabricator.com

An overview of coil handling devices

October 31, 2013

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: Do you have the right below-the-hook lifting equipment for your material handling needs? Not many metal formers ask themselves that question, but they probably should, especially if they are concerned about eliminating possible coil damage and keeping employees safe.

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Wallover Oil marks 150 years in business

October 28, 2013

Wallover Oil Co., a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants in Strongsville, Ohio, has received an official resolution from the Ohio House of Representatives, honoring the company on its 150th anniversary. Founded in 1863 by P.M. Wallover, the company has withstood the Civil...

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Vibratory feeder supports trays up to 175 lbs. - TheFabricator.com

Vibratory feeder supports trays up to 175 lbs.

October 24, 2013

The new 76 series vibratory feeder from Eriez® is made to handle larger application requirements. It supports trays up to about 175 lbs. and is available in all standard...

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Double-sheet detector works with sheets up to 0.24 in. - TheFabricator.com

Double-sheet detector works with sheets up to 0.24 in.

October 23, 2013

Prime Controls Inc. has introduced the Pulser II double-sheet detector (control model DS210) with electromagnetic smart sensors (probe model PE36M). The unit's compact NEMA 4X control housing pairs with a newly designed smart probe that can remember up to eight calibration values. The machine...

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Murata Machinery Fabrication Div. adds Canada distributor

October 23, 2013

Murata Machinery Fabrication Div., Charlotte, N.C., has named Fabricating Machinery Solutions (FMS), Mississauga, Ont., as a machine distributor for Motorum series turret punch presses and Muratec automated loaders. FMS distributes the equipment exclusively from Ontario to the east and...

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Herr-Voss Stamco manufacturing slitting line for Cascadia Metals

October 23, 2013

Herr-Voss Stamco, Callery, Pa., is manufacturing a new Strand Extensioner® slitting line for Cascadia Metals Ltd., Brandon, Man. The line will process material with a thickness of 0.012 to 0.25 in. with an incoming coil capacity of 50,000 lbs. by 72 in. wide. The slitting line also includes a...

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Leveler flattens armor plate - TheFabricator.com

Leveler flattens armor plate

October 21, 2013

Delta Steel Technologies (DST) offers a leveler that can process flat steel from heat-treated armored plate with 250,000-PSI yield strength and edge curves in one pass. Machines are available in capacities from 2-in. armor plate to 0.005-in. food and beverage stock. For lighter gauges, the...

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System controls lubricant application to stamped, drawn material - TheFabricator.com

System controls lubricant application to stamped, drawn material

October 17, 2013

Industrial Innovations' Spra-Rite Alpha lubricating system controls lubricant application to stamped, drawn material or the tooling process. Suitable for small pressrooms and vanishing-oil applications, the turnkey system includes a controller, injector manifolds, stainless steel tank, nozzles,...

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Yamada Dobby America opens new U.S. offices

October 10, 2013

Yamada Dobby America has opened new offices in the Charlotte, N.C., area to provide marketing and service support to the company’s partners and customers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The company manufactures high-speed, precision metal stamping presses....

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The RDI Group names new CEO

October 10, 2013

The RDI Group, Itasca, Ill., which provides engineered capital equipment, enclosures, and related products to customers worldwide in various industries including metal coil processing, has named Fred Kestler as CEO. Curtis Maas, chairman and CEO since 1984, remains as chairman of the board....

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Braner/Loopco names Canadian sales rep

October 7, 2013

Braner/Loopco has appointed Rex Harrison as the Canadian sales representative for its flat-rolled coil processing equipment. Harrison has extensive experience in steel mill and ferrous and nonferrous metals service center plant operations....

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Dayton Rogers Mfg. to build new facility in South Carolina

October 2, 2013

Metal forming supplier Dayton Rogers Mfg. Co., Blaine, Minn., has announced plans to open a new $11 million production facility in Columbia, S.C. The 135,000-sq.-ft., two-building facility is expected to be operational before the end of 2013. The plant will create 134 new jobs over the next five...

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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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