Stamping Products

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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AIDA-America marks milestones in technology developments

June 16, 2008

Press manufacturer AIDA invests five percent of its annual revenue into research and development. This allows the company to provide continuous improvement initiatives to produce new designs and technologies capable of solving customer problems. Over the last decade, the company has launched nine...

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Presses meet industry requirements for parts production from high-strength materials

June 16, 2008

AIDA's single-press transfer systems and press-to-press transfer lines are designed to provide total solutions for stampers with requirements to produce parts from high strength steel. Use of automation with these transfer systems, including the company's gap transfer lines, can also reduce...

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Rollout shelves store dies, fixtures, molds

May 13, 2008

Proper Storage Systems Inc. offers powered, full-extension rollout shelves for storing dies, fixtures, and molds.The shelves have capacities up to 20 tons each. The top of the unit has up to a 50-ton capacity. Shelf sizes are up to 250 in. wide by 96 in. deep. Units can be designed to customer...

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Pneumatic stock cutter features extended blade life

May 13, 2008

A pneumatic stock cutter from P/A Industries features a new design that maintains close tolerances between parts. According to the company, this helps extend the life of the cutting blades up to five times longer than competitive models. In most cases, blades go for years before sharpening is...

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Sheet metal nibbler cuts 0.197-in. steel in all four directions

May 13, 2008

TRUMPF Inc. has introduced the N500-8 nibbler, which cuts in all four cutting directions. According to the company, it is the only nibbler able to do so in the performance class that cuts steel sheets up to 0.197 in. thick.The company's modifications to the die carrier holder allow the nibbler to...

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Pneumatic presses accommodate 3 to 210 tons

May 13, 2008

AIRAM® Press Co. Ltd. offers standard and custom-engineered pneumatic presses with capacities from 3 to 210 tons. The presses are suitable for general stamping, piercing, blanking, forming, cutoff, coining, embossing, laminating, and assembly-type operations.The presses feature fully adjustable...

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Patented process creates blanks from steel and aluminum

May 13, 2008

Kendor Steel Rule Die offers a patented process for flat, configured metal blanking. It combines low-volume blanking, CNC laser-cut tooling, and automation. Designed, fabricated, operated, and maintained in-house, the tooling holds tolerances to &#plusmn; 0.015 in. and is guaranteed to last the...

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Assembly press designed for short bed, large-stroke, daylight applications

April 15, 2008

Beckwood Press Co. manufactures an assembly press, designed for a short bed requirement, for large-stroke and daylight applications. The press, which features a two-post frame with a 10-in. bed height, is equipped with a bed shuttle with two spring-loaded roller tracks.Suitable for assembly of...

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CNC tooling safety covers provide security

April 15, 2008

Huot's new safety tool covers are designed to protect CNC tooling and manufacturing protocol, to help manufacturers keep trade secrets, and to provide an extra measure of security for proprietary CNC tooling and confidential manufacturing processes. The patent-pending CNC safety covers allow the...

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Counterbalanced stacker works with any type pallet or skid

March 11, 2008

Presto Lifts Inc. offers the PowerStak™ counterbalanced stacker that works with any type pallet or skid and is suitable for servicing racks, loading and unloading trucks, feeding machinery, and other applications in which straddle legs could get in the way.With a load capacity of 1,100 lbs.,...

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Transfer, progressive-die presses introduced for automotive, contract stampers

March 11, 2008

Schuler Inc. has introduced a midsized range of standard progressive-die and transfer presses designed for automotive suppliers and contract stampers.The S series includes three base models of progressive-die presses with press forces from 1,100 tons to 1,750 tons and 15 to 50 SPM. The series also...

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Press tonnage monitor can be field-configured for two-, four-channel monitoring

February 12, 2008

Toledo Integrated Systems has introduced the PWi PressWatch tonnage monitor, a full-featured monitor for press protection and quality control. The tonnage monitor can be field-configured for two- or four-channel tonnage monitoring.The monitor has time-based or resolver-based tonnage signatures...

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Tooling system expanded to suit 10-station Euromac multitool

February 12, 2008

Mate Precision Tooling has expanded its XMT™ tooling system with the XMT 0.5-in. punch, stripper, and Slug Free® die to suit the10-station Euromac XMTE10 multitool.The tooling accommodates round and shaped tools with a diagonal dimension up to 0.500 in. These multitool assemblies are...

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Press brake accommodates all types of punches, dies

February 12, 2008

Bystronic's midrange press brake, the EP series, comes equipped with independent Y1 and Y2 hydraulic piston control and the Cybelec DNC 880 2-D control, which is capable of selecting bend sequences automatically.The press brake is designed for simplified, intuitive programming, as well as for...

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Stamtec's sister company supplies blanking lines

January 15, 2008

Stamtec Mechanical Stamping Presses' sister company, Sumikura/Chin Fong Japan, has provided two blanking lines to Thyssen Krupp China. The lines consist of :Tonnage:800 metric tons (880 U.S. tons)Bed size:5000 mm x 2500 mm (196" x 98")Top Speed:20-60 spmCoil FeedlineStock WasherCut-to-length...

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