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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Diemasters Mfg. receives Manufacturing Leadership Award

April 18, 2013

Diemasters Mfg. Inc., Elk Grove Village, Ill., has been awarded the 2013 ML 100 (Manufacturing Leadership) Award for New Workforce Development. Based on a company's ability to create innovative methods to bring new workers into the workplace and encourage their growth and success through training...

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Kinefac wins Global Trade Award

April 11, 2013

Kinefac® Corp., Worcester, Mass., has won the Diplomat's Award in the 18th annual Global Trade Awards from the Associated Industries of Massachusetts International Business Council (AIM-IBC). The awards recognize Massachusetts firms, institutions, and public agencies of all sizes that have...

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Bradbury Group announces promotion at Hayes Intl.

April 4, 2013

The Bradbury Group, Moundridge, Kan., has announced the promotion of Wayne Kennedy to managing director of Hayes Intl., Rotorua, New Zealand. Kennedy previously served as sales and marketing manager since 1998. The companies of The Bradbury Group, including Hayes Intl., are manufacturers and...

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Dallas Industries names representative for Southeast

April 3, 2013

Dallas Industries, Troy, Mich., a manufacturer of coil handling equipment, press feeding equipment, and controls for the stamping industry, has announced that Hicks Machine Tool Co. of Memphis, Tenn., has been named to represent the company in the Southeast. Hicks, which represents a number of...

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Two-compartment cabinet oven preheats large dies

April 3, 2013

The Grieve Corp. has manufactured No. 1028, a twin-compartment, 750-degrees-F electric cabinet oven used for preheating large dies at a customer's facility. Each compartment measures 40 by 42 by 51 in. The 100-kW, INCOLOY® alloy-sheathed tubular elements heat the oven chamber, while a 7,800-CFM,...

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TCT commissions new 64-in.-wide slitter

April 1, 2013

TCT Stainless Steel Inc., a metal service center in Lebanon, Tenn., has commissioned a 64-in.-wide, heavy-gauge EMAG slitter. This line can slit 0.035 to 0.3125 ga. Maximum coil weight is 40,000 lbs., with a maximum 72-in.-OD uncoiler/recoiler. The line includes an Alcos eight-position carousel...

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Industrial Innovations installs lube management system at Tier 1 stamping plant

March 28, 2013

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced the installation of its plantwide lubrication management system at a Tier 1 automotive stamping facility in Ohio. The system comprises a Triple Pro-Mix 5 system capable of mixing a lubricant at three different ratios simultaneously and four...

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Andes opens Midwest facility

March 28, 2013

Andes Coil Processors, Lewisville, Texas, has opened Andes Midwest, a new toll slitting, warehousing, and distribution center in Gary, Ind. Rick Blair has been hired as an Andes vice president at the 40,000-sq.-ft. facility....

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Pacific Press introduces redesigned website

March 25, 2013

Pacific Press Technologies, Mt. Carmel, Ill., has launched a redesigned website at www.pacific-press.com. It features a new look, simplified navigation, more content, and more interactivity. The menu has been simplified and the text shortened and streamlined throughout the site. Photo and video...

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Braner/Loopco to provide slitting line to Southwest Steel Coil

March 18, 2013

Braner/Loopco, Schiller Park, Ill., has received an order from Southwest Steel Coil, a processor and distributor of ferrous and nonferrous flat-rolled products, for a precision 60,000-lb. by 72-in. by 0.25-in. Hi-Performance Turret Head™ slitting line, to be installed in the company’s Santa...

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Superior Die Set names president/COO - TheFabricator.com

Superior Die Set names president/COO

March 14, 2013

Superior Die Set has announced the election of Frank Janiszewski as president and COO. A graduate of Marquette University in mechanical engineering, he began his career with the company as an engineer and then moved into plant management. He later was named executive vice president and now...

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Kits, tools permit springback development on all ferrous, nonferrous materials

March 12, 2013

Urethane Tooling & Engineering Corp. has introduced a line of springback development kits, tools and services for metal forming applications involving material up to 0.125 in. thick and thicker. The tools permit accurate development for springback of all ferrous and nonferrous materials,...

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Machine-ready blanks eliminate prep work for end users - TheFabricator.com

Machine-ready blanks eliminate prep work for end users

March 11, 2013

TCI Precision Metals offers custom, precision, machine-ready blanks, eliminating prep work for end users. Using customer-provided data and simulation software, the company has calculated that using the blanks can provide shops with as much as a 25 percent increase in capacity, as it eliminates...

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The reinvention of stamping - TheFabricator.com

The reinvention of stamping

February 28, 2013

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The days of 1 million unit orders for simple metal blanks are over. But this doesn't mean that stamping can't survive in today's manufacturing environment. A.T. Wall Co. believes it can successfully position stamping as a go-to manufacturing process for parts that were at one time exclusively made through machining.

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New developments in tool steel - TheFabricator.com

New developments in tool steel

February 28, 2013

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Two new tooling steels can help stampers improve production efficiency. The metal formers just need to open their minds to the new possibilities.

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