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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Servomotors in press bed increase force distribution, reduce deflection -

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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Greenerd delivers press to Global Parts Network -

Greenerd delivers press to Global Parts Network

May 14, 2013

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., Nashua, N.H., has designed, built, and delivered a 1,000-ton hydraulic coining press to Global Parts Network LLC's (GPN's) South Bend, Ind., facility. The company's second Greenerd press, it is used to coin remanufactured brake shoes in a single-stroke,...

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Tripar names new president

May 13, 2013

Tripar Inc., Montreal, has appointed Lloyd Sevack as president, taking over from his father, Ben, who founded the company in 1949 and served as its president for 64 years. Ben remains active as chairman of the board. Lloyd, a mechanical engineer with more than 30 years of applied experience in...

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App aids tool steel selection

May 1, 2013

Lindquist Steels has introduced a Tool Steel Selection Guide app for mobile devices. Its build function allows users to search several hundred common applications and choose the material that best fits their production needs. Whether it be a forming die, a rifle barrel, or an injection mold...

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Future Products marks 50 years in business

May 1, 2013

Future Products, a manufacturer of precision die tooling and machined components, is celebrating its 50th year in business. Irvin F. Swider purchased the business in April 1963, initially manufacturing punch and die buttons. Originally an eight-man operation, the company quickly added staff and...

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Punches, dies made of proprietary high-speed steel -

Punches, dies made of proprietary high-speed steel

April 30, 2013

Mate Precision Tooling offers a variety of tooling made of M4PM™ high-speed steel. The line includes TRUMPF®-style size 0 and 1 punches, QuickLock™ size 1 punches, NEXT™ size 40 and 76 punches, TRUMPF-style size 5 and 10 multitool punches and dies, and LongLife™...

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Beckwood Press hires director of operations -

Beckwood Press hires director of operations

April 25, 2013

Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, Mo., a manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems, has hired Richard Wilhelm as director of operations. He oversees all aspects of engineering, production, and customer service and support for the company's products and services. Wilhelm, who...

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Jagemann Stamping to expand

April 24, 2013

Jagemann Stamping Co., a manufacturer of deep-drawn and progressive metal stampings and fineblanking, has announced plans to add up to 50,000 sq. ft. and 100 jobs at its Manitowoc, Wis., location by 2014. The addition, a result of growth in the company's key business segments, is expected to be...

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The time in between -

Quick die change: About the time in between

April 22, 2013

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Boiled down, quick-die change covers all activities that occur between one job and the next. QDC boils down to reducing those activities by eliminating them altogether, making those remaining activties more efficient, and changing when those tasks are performed.

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The grwoth of servo -

The growth of the servo-driven press

April 22, 2013


Traditional mechanical presses remain dominant in industry, but sales of servo presses have gone into high gear in recent years. Controlling the press stroke turns out to have many advantages, and the technology’s adopters are reaping the benefits.

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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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