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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Sheet metal hemming press requires no hydraulics, plant air

June 12, 2007

Hirotec America offers the E3™ sheet metal hemming press.Twin 20-HP electric motors power the machine's dual-crank drive units and can hem automotive closures without hydraulics or plant air. The electronically coupled dual-crank drive does not require mechanical interlocks, providing...

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Die protection module provides flexible sensor monitoring

May 8, 2007

Cieco Inc. has introduced a new product for its Automator II press controller. The die protection module for the controller now has up to 32 sensor inputs available, twice as many as previously offered, and provides users with flexible sensor monitoring capabilities.Each of the 32 sensors can be...

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Press offers alternative to fine blanking

May 8, 2007

LMC Inc. offers a series of blanking press systems based on adiabatic technology. According to the company, adiabatic blanking can produce parts from virtually any metal and tensile strength and has blanked material in hardness up to 50Rc.The LMC SIP-15B press blanks up to 1,000 parts per minute....

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Press line expanded

May 8, 2007

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. has expanded its compression molding press line with increased tonnage capabilities up to 10,000 tons and bed sizes exceeding 240 in. The line is suitable for various compression molding applications, from automotive to electrical components, house wares, and...

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Die lifter has up to 450 lbs. force on contact

May 8, 2007

Dadco's patent pending SL2.180 nitrogen gas spring two post lifter is the latest addition to the company's SL series. The new lifter has a 31.8 mm profile, stroke lengths from 25 mm to 125 mm, and force on contact up to 450 lbs.Ᾱone size larger than the SL2.090 that has a 25 mm profile and...

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Tooling systems available for Danobat punch presses

April 10, 2007

Danobat punch press users can select from a full range of high-performance Mate tooling systems to fit their punching requirements. Available systems include Mate Ultra TEC®, Mate Ultra XT™, Mate original style thick turret tooling, and the Mate Ultraform® forming tool...

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Hydraulic press provides precision press parallelism

April 10, 2007

Beckwood Press Co. has recently delivered a hydraulic press made specifically with two-axis active leveling for precision parallelism of the press. This 230 ton capacity press is being used to form radiator tanks for a construction industry manufacturer.The press was specifically engineered for the...

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Mechanical punch stripper cleanly strips workpiece

March 13, 2007

Moeller Mfg. Co.'s True Strip die-spring-actuated mechanical stripper for punches is designed to strip the workpiece to prolong tool life and avoid double hits or parts stacked in the die.The NAAMS specification-compliant device is compact, interchangeable, and fits directly on industry standard...

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Press-to-press transfer system designed for enhanced productivity

March 13, 2007

Rexcon Controls and Automation, a division of Electrex Co. Inc., has introduced Production Pro Line Supervisor and Vision De-Stacker, which comprise a press-to-press transfer system designed to reduce startup and downtime.The Production Pro Line supervisor enables the press line robots to determine...

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Twin-cylinder press brake designed for general-purpose fabricating

February 13, 2007

Piranha is demonstrating its Piranha Pro2 synchronous twin-cylinder press brake at Westec 2007. The brakes come in various sizes and tonnage choices and are capable of most general-purpose fabricating from precision thin-gauge to heavy-plate.Features include:Two vertically mounted hydraulic...

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Press brake offers improved cycle time

February 13, 2007

Cincinnati Inc. offers an optional six-axis backgage on its high-speed Maxform hydraulic press brakes. The backgage uses linear motor drive to deliver repositioning speeds of 3,000 IPM in X (in/out) and Z (left/right) axes. The high-speed positioning eliminates resets waiting time for optimum...

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Splitter facilitates safe die separation, inverting, maintenance, reassembly

February 13, 2007

Green Valley's Titan 2288 die splitter allows safe separation, inverting, maintenance and re-assembly of dies.The device services a die weighing up to 8,000 lbs. and mates with the company' die cart to allow for safe die handling throughout the process. A rear kick-out table with swing-away bolster...

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Bench marking presses upgraded

January 9, 2007

Numberall Stamp & Tool Co. Inc. has upgraded its line of bench marking presses. Enhancements are intended to increase trouble-free operation.The compact line includes hand- and air-powered cylindrical presses and 3-ton and 4-ton rated presses in hand, air, and motorized...

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Hydra-pneumatic cylinder offers high-speed, all power-stoke operation

January 9, 2007

AEC/Hypercyl's HZ series hydra-pneumatic cylinders offers a power-stroke operation for various assembly clamping, piercing, metalworking, pressing, marking, resistance welding, and riveting applications.The series is available in 12 different models with size ranges from 1 to 20 tons using 30 PSI...

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Magnet/vacuum lifter holds all shapes, steel types

December 12, 2006

The Transporter® MV end-of-arm tooling from Industrial Magnetics Inc. combines vacuum and magnet technology to lift and hold all shapes and types of steel in stamping, blanking, and press-to-press transfer applications.The patented magnet/vacuum design is million-cycle-tested for endurance and...

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