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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Hydraulic presses provide precise control of speed, force - TheFabricator.com

Hydraulic presses provide precise control of speed, force

November 25, 2013

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. has built and delivered three model HPBS-40 bench-type, C-frame, 40-ton hydraulic straightening presses for a U.S. airplane manufacturer. The presses, designed for straightening wing spar cords, feature electronic joystick ram control, made possible via...

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Herr-Voss manufactures slitting line for Cascadia Metals

November 19, 2013

Herr-Voss Stamco is manufacturing a new slitting line for Cascadia Metals Ltd.’s Brandon, Manitoba, facility. The backbone of the line is the Strand Extensioner, which provides evenly rewound coils, levels slit material, and reduces burrs. The line will process material with thicknesses from...

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LaserCoil to provide blanking system to Precision Strip

November 15, 2013

LaserCoil Technologies LLC, Napoleon, Ohio, has received an order from toll processor Precision Strip Inc., Minster, Ohio, for installation of a LaserCoil blanking system at its Perrysburg, Ohio, location. The coil-fed laser blanking line will combine the company's laser blanking technology with...

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Arku appoints U.S. VP - TheFabricator.com

Arku appoints U.S. VP

November 15, 2013

Arku Coil Systems Inc., a provider of leveling machinery in Cincinnati, has appointed Franck Hirschmann as vice president for its U.S. operations. He joined the company 26 years ago as design engineer and later became a project manager. He was responsible for the sales department from 2003 to...

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Parallel pneumatic grippers accommodate variety of part sizes - TheFabricator.com

Parallel pneumatic grippers accommodate variety of part sizes

November 12, 2013

PHD Inc. has introduced the series GRH parallel pneumatic grippers, available in four sizes that provide long jaw travel while accommodating long tooling lengths. The design incorporates an extended support guide system with wide slot jaws to help minimize tooling deflection, support large...

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Schuler names CEO for North American headquarters

November 5, 2013

Schuler Inc. has appointed Steve Healy as president, CEO, and chairman of the board for its North American headquarters in Canton, Mich. The newly created position also includes the role of chairman of the board of Bliss Clearing Niagara (BCN) Technical Services in Hastings, Mich. Healy has 30...

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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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