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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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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Press brake features comprehensive bending database

January 15, 2008

The Beyeler Xpert press brake from Bystronic has the world's most comprehensive database related to material bend allowances and extensive empirical bending knowledge, according to the company. It can be operated independent of previous operator experience. The machine supports all major tooling...

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Tracking system for press controller monitors 24-hour production

December 11, 2007

Cieco Inc. has announced that its Automator II press automation controller now comes standard with a basic production tracking system.The feature enables the controller to monitor the last 24 hours of production occurrences, including press faults that have stopped production. A 24-hour graph shows...

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Press brake clamping components eliminate need for set screws

December 11, 2007

The PowerExpress® die clamp and Express Clamp® die holder from Wilson Tool International® are designed to eliminate the need for set screws in press brakes to speed die changes.The automated hydraulic die clamp provides one-touch clamping for American-style press brakes. After loading...

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Slitting tool system for TRUMPF-style punch presses introduced

December 11, 2007

Mate Precision Tooling has introduced Mate LongLife™, a slitting tool system for TRUMPF-style punch presses. Fully OEM-compatible, the system combines tool steel punch and die inserts with punch and die holders.Punch inserts, manufactured from premium high-speed steel, are designed to provide...

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Punch tools extend A-dimension forming range

November 6, 2007

The A PLUS™ series line of TRUMPF-style special tools from Wilson Tool International® is designed to extend the range of forming in the A-dimension, allowing longer and larger forms. The tools include louvers, card guides, electrical knockouts, and lance and forms.The louver tool, which...

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Rigid chain pushes, pulls heavy dies, bolsters during changeover

November 6, 2007

Serapid's rigid chain locks together, forming a steel rod capable of pushing and pulling heavy dies and bolsters during changeover. The chain's speed and ability to position dies accurately helps reduce downtime and improve press productivity, reports the company.The chain, which can jump gaps,...

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Quick-change cylinder lock uses internal sensor to determine locked/unlocked status

November 6, 2007

Tooling Technology in Fort Loramie, Ohio has added a new product to its line of Segen quick-change cylinder locks for tooling and mold changes.Used as an alternative to traditional nuts and bolts to locate and lock tools, jigs, and fixtures in place without requiring tools, the enhanced version of...

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