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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Hydraulic forming press draws tough alloys

January 13, 2014

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., Nashua, N.H., has constructed an "engineered to fit" 75-ton hydraulic forming press for a medical device manufacturer. The press, engineered for a forming process producing titanium blanks to a critical final specification, has helped reduce scrap, the company...

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Tooling line lightens load on stamping robots, personnel

January 8, 2014

DE-STA-CO has introduced the Accelerate collection of lightweight tooling. According to the manufacturer, the end effectors are up to 50 percent lighter than their predecessors, allowing line speed gains of 25 to 30 percent. Made of high-strength, aircraft-grade aluminum, the tooling maintains...

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Lift table helps simplify die and mold installation/retrieval

January 7, 2014

Air Technical Industries Inc. has introduced a new heavy die and mold installation and retrieval system. The self-loading and -unloading system allows one-person installation of heavy dies into the press while preventing injuries from pushing, flexing, stretching, and reaching. The design...

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Increased tonnage allows press to process variety of fin materials - TheFabricator.com

Increased tonnage allows press to process variety of fin materials

November 26, 2013

Burr Oak Tool Inc. has introduced the Oak FP-400 fin press. The 45-ton, straight-side press has increased tonnage over the Oak FP-1 press to allow for a wider variety of fin materials and more intricate die tooling patterns. An extended bolster increases flexibility. The interior of the die can...

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Hydraulic presses provide precise control of speed, force - TheFabricator.com

Hydraulic presses provide precise control of speed, force

November 25, 2013

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. has built and delivered three model HPBS-40 bench-type, C-frame, 40-ton hydraulic straightening presses for a U.S. airplane manufacturer. The presses, designed for straightening wing spar cords, feature electronic joystick ram control, made possible via...

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Parallel pneumatic grippers accommodate variety of part sizes - TheFabricator.com

Parallel pneumatic grippers accommodate variety of part sizes

November 12, 2013

PHD Inc. has introduced the series GRH parallel pneumatic grippers, available in four sizes that provide long jaw travel while accommodating long tooling lengths. The design incorporates an extended support guide system with wide slot jaws to help minimize tooling deflection, support large...

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Vibratory feeder supports trays up to 175 lbs. - TheFabricator.com

Vibratory feeder supports trays up to 175 lbs.

October 24, 2013

The new 76 series vibratory feeder from Eriez® is made to handle larger application requirements. It supports trays up to about 175 lbs. and is available in all standard...

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Double-sheet detector works with sheets up to 0.24 in. - TheFabricator.com

Double-sheet detector works with sheets up to 0.24 in.

October 23, 2013

Prime Controls Inc. has introduced the Pulser II double-sheet detector (control model DS210) with electromagnetic smart sensors (probe model PE36M). The unit's compact NEMA 4X control housing pairs with a newly designed smart probe that can remember up to eight calibration values. The machine...

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Leveler flattens armor plate - TheFabricator.com

Leveler flattens armor plate

October 21, 2013

Delta Steel Technologies (DST) offers a leveler that can process flat steel from heat-treated armored plate with 250,000-PSI yield strength and edge curves in one pass. Machines are available in capacities from 2-in. armor plate to 0.005-in. food and beverage stock. For lighter gauges, the...

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System controls lubricant application to stamped, drawn material - TheFabricator.com

System controls lubricant application to stamped, drawn material

October 17, 2013

Industrial Innovations' Spra-Rite Alpha lubricating system controls lubricant application to stamped, drawn material or the tooling process. Suitable for small pressrooms and vanishing-oil applications, the turnkey system includes a controller, injector manifolds, stainless steel tank, nozzles,...

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Servo-positioning flag stop system aids setup

September 12, 2013

The new servo-positioning flag stop system from Manchester Tool & Die Inc. is designed to aid setup personnel in adjusting tube out through the machine's HMI. The system provides consistent adjustments to help speed setup times. It is available for newer M71 machines that are equipped with...

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Slug retention machine includes design changes

September 12, 2013

DTC Products has introduced a new version of its patented slug retention machine. The device uses a pneumatically powered grinder to machine a small, angled groove into the side wall of the die cavity in a stamping die, preventing slugs from pulling onto the die surface where they can damage the...

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Metalworking fluid contains 70 percent biobased content - TheFabricator.com

Metalworking fluid contains 70 percent biobased content

July 31, 2013

Cortec®'s EcoLine® metalworking fluid, powered by Nano-VpCI®, is a biodegradable, multifunctional product formulated with biobased lubricants, additives, and emulsifiers. It can be used as an alternative to chlorinated products and mineral oils. Containing 70 percent biobased...

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Start-stop cut-to-length line handles 80-in.-OD coil

July 24, 2013

Royalton Industries has developed a start-stop cut-to-length line for a U.S. customer. It includes a coil car with blocker rolls, cone-type uncoiler with AC feed-up drives, driven hold-down roll, peeler table with bottom pass line roll, entry feed rolls with exit side guides, two down-cut crop...

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Blanking line combines laser cutting, continuous coil feeding

July 8, 2013

Schuler has unveiled laser blanking lines featuring DynamicFlow Technology. The machines, which combine laser cutting with continuous coil feeding, can produce even small batches JIT and cost-effectively, according to the company. The machines can produce a variety of blank shapes simultaneously...

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