Stamping

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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Danly opens die spring distribution center in California

May 16, 2016

Dayton, Ohio-based Danly, a subsidiary of Dayton Lamina™, a provider to the tool, die, metal stamping, and mold industries, has opened a die spring distribution center in Torrance, Calif. The facility houses an extensive inventory of compression springs for immediate shipment to customers and...

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Talan Products hires materials manager

May 6, 2016

Talan Products, Cleveland, a metal stamping company and manufacturer of tooling and engineered parts, has hired Brad Partee as materials manager. In this role, he oversees all aspects of supply chain management and warehousing, including materials procurement and shipping/receiving. Partee spent...

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B&G Machine acquires W-Technologies

May 5, 2016

B&G Machine Inc., Mount Carmel, Ill., has acquired W-Technologies, a provider of hydraulic shock damper technology for heavy-gauge stamping equipment. B&G has been manufacturing the W-Technologies dampers for more than 15 years. The company will continue to market and sell the hydraulic dampers...

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Beckwood manufactures hot forming presses for Ducommun facility

May 4, 2016

St. Louis-based Beckwood Press Co., a manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems and the Triform line of sheet hydroforming equipment, has partnered with aerospace industry company Ducommun Inc. to design and manufacture two new hot forming presses for Ducommun’s Parsons,...

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Sko-Die Inc. acquires fineblanking/metal stamping business of Harig Mfg.

May 2, 2016

Morton Grove, Ill.-based Sko-Die Inc., a manufacturer of custom steel laminations and heavy gauge metal stampings, has acquired the fineblanking and metal stamping business of Harig Mfg. Corp., a manufacturer of precision parts for the automotive, appliance, power tool, aerospace, and controls...

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Coe Press Equipment appoints regional sales manager

April 25, 2016

Coe Press Equipment, a manufacturer of coil handling and servo roll feed equipment based in Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced the appointment of Ed Wynn as a new regional sales manager based out of the Chicago area. Wynn has more than 25 years of sales experience in the metals industry. He...

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Making metal forming math more meaningful

April 25, 2016

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In the world of metal forming, relying on assumptions can lead to expensive disasters. That’s why activities such as die tryout need to be based on solid math. The results of these mathematical efforts then need to be shared in a language that decision-makers can understand.

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Feed Lease announces staff additions

April 22, 2016

Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Feed Lease Corp., a manufacturer of press feeding equipment and systems, has announced two staff appointments. Brian Thompson has been named CFO. He previously was owner of Brio Services, a business dedicated to CFO consulting, training, and management. He has a...

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PTM Corp. completes building addition

April 20, 2016

PTM Corp. has completed a 29,600-sq.-ft. addition to the west end of its Plant 1 in Fair Haven, Mich. The company has invested more than $2.7 million into the project, which includes a 15-ton bridge crane and a 550-ton AIDA mechanical press. The addition is designed for future expansion to the...

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Press system features in-die laser welding capability

April 19, 2016

Airam Press Co. Ltd. has introduced a pneumatic stamping press system with in-die laser welding capability. After the stamping operation is completed, the press locates, positions, and holds the part in place inside the press for laser welding and cutoff. Fabricators can stamp and weld different...

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Ask the Stamping Expert: Do die repairs require full lockout/tagout?

April 18, 2016

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Editor’s Note: Regular readers of this column might recognize that Mr. Cattell answered a similar question in the May/June 2010 issue of STAMPING Journal®. Since this question reflects a common concern among stampers—and is asked of Mr. Cattell quite frequently in his work—we felt it would be beneficial to address the issue again.

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Ask the Stamping Expert: How can I form titanium successfully?

April 15, 2016

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Q: We are getting more and more inquiries for components made of titanium. We have never worked with this material. Any advice? A: Titanium can be cold- or hot-formed on standard equipment using techniques similar to those used on stainless steels, but you need to consider two main issues: The...

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Schuler acquires Aweba

April 14, 2016

Göppingen, Germany-based forming equipment manufacturer Schuler AG has acquired Aweba, Aue, Germany. Aweba, previously held by private and institutional investors, employs about 600 people. Its products include forming, cutting, hydroforming, and die-casting dies, as well as fixtures and...

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Guide presents information on part marking

April 14, 2016

Durable Technologies has published Traditional Industrial Part Marking, a guide that offers detailed information about character styles, hand stamps, hand stamp holders, hammers and safety considerations, steel stamps and dies, steel type and holders, and hot stamping. It also presents five...

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Die change rail car moves 45,000-lb. die multidirectionally

April 13, 2016

Green Valley Mfg. of Illinois Inc. has developed a custom-engineered, built-to-order Titan 153353 bidirectional die change rail car with a capacity of one 45,000-lb. die. It has HMI remote control, RFID readers, location sensing to enable fully automated rail travel, docking, and die transfers....

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