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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Anchor Lamina names engineering manager - TheFabricator.com

Anchor Lamina names engineering manager

June 18, 2013

Anchor Lamina America Inc., a Misumi Group company in Farmington Hills, Mich., has promoted Donald L. Hahn, P.E., to the position of senior engineering manager. He leads the company’s development of new products and oversees improvements to the current product offering. Hahn most recently...

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Manifold enables quick spray nozzle connection during QDC

June 18, 2013

Industrial Innovation offers the Quick Spray Release Multi-Connection manifold. It enables single-click disconnect and connect of multiple hoses to assist with QDC for spray nozzle hookup for in-die spray application. The single-handed process helps simplify die change and reduce changeover time....

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Forming lubricant works with all metals

June 12, 2013

Chemtool Inc. has introduced NuSol® Alumax AG for forming of all metals, including all nonferrous and aluminum alloys and tough, exotic ferrous alloys. The lubricant includes a hydrolytic additive that upgrades the thermal stability and oxidation resistance of the fluid during the lubrication...

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Heavy-duty line assists press brake plate bending - TheFabricator.com

Heavy-duty line assists press brake plate bending

June 10, 2013

Wila® USA has introduced the HD heavy-duty product line to help maximize press brake productivity when bending plate from 0.3125 to 1 in. thick or when bending high, concentrated loads, such as high-tensile-strength materials in dies with smaller than normal V-openings. The line comprises...

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Quality Products acquires Pacific Press Technologies

June 6, 2013

Pacific Press Technologies, Mt. Carmel, Ill., has announced its recent acquisition by Quality Products Inc., the parent company of Multipress. Pacific Press builds and services an extensive line of USA-made press brakes, shears, and presses. Multipress, Columbus, Ohio, manufactures small to...

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Braner/Loopco receives order for coil processing system

June 6, 2013

Braner/Loopco, Schiller Park, Ill., has received an order from Metal Processing Corp., a Gary, Ind., flat-rolled coil and sheet toll processor, for a 90,000-lb. by 84-in. turret head slitting and slit coil packaging system with capacity to process hot-rolled, cold-rolled, and coated coil in gauges...

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Casa Sommer purchases Herr-Voss Stamco leveler

June 3, 2013

Herr-Voss Stamco, a supplier of coil processing systems and equipment in Callery, Pa., has received an order from Casa Sommer, Naucalpan, Mexico, for a Precision Leveler®. The leveler is an addition to an existing Stamco cut-to-length line for processing stainless steel up to 0.135 in. thick by...

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Novelis, ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks to cooperate on tailored aluminum blank production

May 28, 2013

Novelis, an Atlanta-based aluminum recycler and provider of aluminum rolled products, and ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks, Duisburg, Germany, a manufacturer of customized steel products for the automotive industry, have signed a cooperation agreement for the development of tailored aluminum blanks....

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Metalloid products approved at Nissan

May 23, 2013

Metalloid Corp., Sturgis, Mich., has been granted Nissan approval for two metal forming lubricants. ADDVANCE 6580 (botanical lubricant) and METCHEM 6620 (synthetic lubricant) are approved to form galvanized and cold-rolled steel, as well as aluminum. Both products are petroleum oil-free and...

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Servo drive technology helps boost press output

May 22, 2013

Schuler has announced that its ServoDirect technology now can be retrofitted to conventional flywheel presses with the aid of its patented Dualdrive technology. According to the manufacturer, modernizing presses in this way can boost press productivity by up to 50 percent. The servomotor mounts...

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Schuler Automation shows transfer systems in operation

May 21, 2013

Visitors from Germany and abroad attended a Technology Day held by Schuler Automation in Hessdorf, Germany, in mid-April. As well as receiving information on the latest developments in part transport, they were able to observe eight different transfer systems in operation, including the new Intra...

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Mestek announces passing of John E. Reed, CEO

May 21, 2013

Mestek Inc., Cleveland, has announced that John E. Reed, chairman of the board and CEO, died May 9, 2013. Reed began his career with The H. B. Smith Co. after earning his LL.B. degree in 1942 from Northeastern University Law School. In 1946 Reed founded the Sterling Radiator Co. After the...

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Menges Roller expands capacity with CNC lathe - TheFabricator.com

Menges Roller expands capacity with CNC lathe

May 19, 2013

Menges Roller, Wauconda, Ill., has installed a Toolmex TUR930-1100MN CNC lathe capable of manufacturing industrial rollers up to 20 ft. long and 8,800 lbs. The machine integrates seamlessly with the company's CAD department. Operators can upload completed design schematics directly to the new...

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Industrial Innovations adds Manufacturing Technology as distributor

May 19, 2013

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced the addition of Manufacturing Technology LLC (M-Tech), Pelham, Ala., as a distributor for the company's industrial lubrication systems and equipment serving Alabama and Mississippi. M-Tech offers pressroom products, application engineering,...

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Servomotors in press bed increase force distribution, reduce deflection - TheFabricator.com

Servomotors in press bed increase force distribution, reduce deflection

May 16, 2013

Schuler has developed the TwinServo Technology (TST) drive concept, featuring two decentralized servomotors in the press bed. The slide is pulled, not pushed, downward, making the force flow more direct and reducing deflection by about 30 percent, according to the manufacturer. Tilting...

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