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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Auto-indexing dimpler prevents multiple-blank feeds in stamping

July 29, 2014

Welker Engineered Products offers an auto-indexing dimpler that protects dies by minimizing the potential for multiple-blank feeds in stamping operations. It prevents sheet metal blanks from sticking together by producing a pattern of small dimples in the trim edge that automatically index with the...

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Hydraulic presses have capacities to 40,000 tons

July 16, 2014

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. offers hydraulic presses in a variety of styles, from gap-frame and straight-side to die-spotting and forging presses, with product capabilities to 40,000 tons and bed sizes exceeding 240 in. The company offers presses as standard machines, or its engineers can...

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Conveyor moves metal scrap of all shapes, thicknesses

July 15, 2014

Prab offers the new Quick Return (QR) horizontal motion conveyor for moving scrap away from a press or other cutting and stamping operations. The redesigned conveyor features a single drive that allows it to fit into existing pits. Its push/pull motion propels material forward without vibration...

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Analysis software shows payoff time for using controllable dies for notchers

June 3, 2014

Schuler has introduced eCon analysis software for calculating the break-even point of using controllable dies for notchers in the production of electric motor laminations. For a conventional single notch, the operator first inserts the blank, the notcher cuts the stator notches, simultaneously...

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Presquared tool steel saves time for tool- and diemakers

May 27, 2014

Accu-Square™ presquared tool steel from Diehl Steel helps save time for tool-, die-, and moldmakers by reducing or eliminating the need for further squaring of the blocks. The tool steel comes presquared on all six sides to a tolerance range of the customer’s...

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Pivot-belt conveyor engineered to move challenging stamping scrap

May 21, 2014

Prab’s engineered Pivot Belt™ conveyor is designed specifically for conveying the most challenging types of stamping scrap, from oily, thin-gauge trim scrap to stamping slugs, motor laminations, and eyelet press scrap. The belt’s dimpled surface eliminates carryover, while overlapping...

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System combines laser cutting with coil-fed processes

May 15, 2014

Dimeco Alipresse has introduced the LINACUT® coil laser cutting system. Able to process strip from 0.01 to 0.16 in. thick, the cutting line comprises a coil handling section, a continuous laser cutting module, and an optional automatic robotic stacking cell. The system processes all metals,...

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Straight-side press features deflection of less than 0.001 in./ft.

May 14, 2014

Sutherland Presses offers the SP2 Super Duty model press, which features deflection of less than 0.001 in./ft. with full load over two-thirds of the die area. No pit is required, and the reduced overall height fits in most industrial buildings. The heavy-duty, large-bed straight-side presses are...

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Coil-fed blanking service offered for short-run, prototype parts

May 8, 2014

LaserCoil Technologies LLC now provides preproduction, prototype, and low-volume production part runs. The patented LaserCoil system can process up to 20,000 pieces/run from a variety of coil materials, including aluminum, mild steel, and AHSS. It produces surface-sensitive panels and structural...

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Press blank feeder/coater processes large steel blanks

May 6, 2014

The Union Tool Corp. offers the press blank feeder/coater for processing large steel blanks. The unit automatically destacks individual steel sheets, applies lubricant, and then places the coated sheet against locating pins in the die for the press...

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Compact power unit suitable for die clamping/lifting systems

April 17, 2014

A new electrically driven, high-pressure hydraulic power unit from Hilma Div. of Carr Lane Roemheld is suitable for small and midsize die clamping and lifting systems. The compact, lightweight, modular unit comes with a motor, pump, oil reservoir, valve configuration as needed, pressure gauge,...

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Synthetic lubricant made for use on automotive electrogalvanized, galvannealed metals

April 8, 2014

IRMCO® Advanced Lubricant Technologies has announced the formulation of a synthetic stamping lubricant that the company claims is the first developed for automotive electrogalvanized and galvannealed metals. The new line of 892 and 313 series lubricants have shown good results on automotive...

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Slug-retention machine adjustable to three height positions

March 12, 2014

DTC Products has introduced a new version of its original 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 to prevent slugs from pulling onto the die surface where they can damage...

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Programming files allow press setup before tooling delivery

March 4, 2014

Mate has introduced new programming files for TRUMPF®-style forming tools and special shapes. The company e-mails the files to purchasers of the tooling, allowing setup and programming of the new tools in their presses before the tooling arrives. The tooling line includes Next™...

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Multilayer feeder furnace provides energy-efficient press hardening

February 13, 2014

AP&T has introduced an energy-efficient, multilayer feeder furnace with automation for press hardening. According to the manufacturer, the furnace reduces heat loss by two-thirds compared to conventional roller hearth furnaces. The unit has several furnace modules stacked on top of each other....

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