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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Heru opens facility with Schuler die tryout press

February 4, 2014

Heru Werkzeugbau, a manufacturer of compound, deep-drawing, and transfer tooling, has opened a new Process and Technology Center (ProTec) in Lennestadt‐Grevenbrück, Germany. The facility includes a Schuler MSD 630 servo press line with 630 metric tons of force, used for die tryout and...

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LaserCoil Technologies establishes tech center in Ohio

February 3, 2014

LaserCoil Technologies LLC, a new company that manufactures laser blanking systems, has established its technical center in Perrysburg, Ohio. The 12,000-sq.-ft. facility, which serves as the technical development center for the company, houses one of its coil-fed blanking systems that can handle...

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Coil lubricator employs rollers in floating chassis

January 30, 2014

LSP Industries Inc. has introduced the improved FloaterCoater coil lubricator. Available in widths from 12 to 72 in., the roller coater provides metered lubrication to coil stock in stamping and coil processing applications. A floating chassis allows the rolls to float with the coil material...

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The Obama Effect … and counter effect

January 29, 2014

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On the advent of President Obama’s fifth State of the Union address last night, I was in Manitowoc, Wis., population 33,736, visiting and touring Jagemann Stamping. I’ll forego weighing in on the state of the country’s economy, but I can weigh in on the state of Jagemann Stamping. The...

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Grenada Stamping gets $200K to refurbish metal stamping press

January 27, 2014

Grenada Stamping, Grenada, Miss., has received $200,000 from the Mississippi Development Authority’s Job Protection Grant program to refurbish a metal stamping press. The press is used to make parts for appliances and automobiles. The company is spending $250,000 of its own money to complete...

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Coe Press Equipment installs second coil line at Tri-Con Industries

January 27, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has commissioned a SpaceMaster compact coil line on an existing Komatsu 300-ton press at Tri-Con Industries, a division of TS Tech Co. in Lincoln, Neb. This is the second Coe model CCL-S3-11024 SpaceMaster that the company has installed at...

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Cutting time between coils

January 27, 2014

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Excessive press downtime between jobs is stamping’s perennial albatross around the neck. To expose the culprits in your shop, try scrutinizing every step in a coil handling system, from the coil itself to the material pilot guides in the tool.

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Schuler delivers its biggest-ever servo transfer press to Craemer

January 17, 2014

Schuler, located in Göppingen, Germany, has built its largest-ever servo transfer press for Craemer, an automotive supplier in Herzebrock-Clarholz, Germany. The press is 36.09 ft. tall, 49.21 ft. long, 26.25 ft. wide, and weighs almost 1,100 tons. Craemer is using the line with its...

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Stueken LLC announces expansion in South Carolina

January 15, 2014

Stueken LLC, a provider of precision deep-draw and metal stamping components to the automotive, electronics, and consumer goods markets, will expand its Fountain Inn, S.C., location. The $3.2 million investment will add at least 27 new positions in the near future. The company, which creates...

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Coe Press Equipment appoints inspection/maintenance program manager

January 14, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, a provider of coil handling equipment based in Sterling Heights, Mich., has appointed John Kwiatkowski as manager of the COE-Certified Inspection and Maintenance Program. His responsibilities include scheduling and supervising service technicians assigned to this...

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Johannes Linden

Schuler appoints managing director of Systems Division

January 14, 2014

Schuler Pressen GmbH, Göppingen, Germany, has appointed Johannes Linden as managing director and head of the Systems Division, effective March 1. He currently is employed as managing director of Mall + Herlan. In October 2013, Schuler merged its eight technology fields into six market...

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Hydraulic forming press draws tough alloys

January 13, 2014

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., Nashua, N.H., has constructed an "engineered to fit" 75-ton hydraulic forming press for a medical device manufacturer. The press, engineered for a forming process producing titanium blanks to a critical final specification, has helped reduce scrap, the company...

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Manufacturing Workers

Establishing a die preventive maintenance program, Part II

January 13, 2014

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An effective PM for dies can't happen without a skilled, engaged workforce. When it comes to uncovering ideas on how to improve a process, workers are the experts.

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Schuler supplies screw press, two hydraulic presses to Parsan Steel Forging

January 9, 2014

Press manufacturer Schuler, Göppingen, Germany, has received an order from automotive supplier Parsan Steel Forging and Machining Co. in Turkey to build a forging line. At the heart of the line is a screw press with a force of 17,647 tons, which will be used to produce large truck parts such as...

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Intricate Metal Forming marks 25th anniversary with name change

January 9, 2014

Founded in 1988 as a metal stamper providing milled-end contact pins to automotive industry suppliers, Intricate Metal Forming Co., Roanoke, Va., is marking its 25th anniversary with a new name and logo. The high-speed metal stamping manufacturer, which produces components for the connector...

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