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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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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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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