Stamping Articles

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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Die design for flat parts: Achieving perfection in a difficult task

February 19, 2001

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Flatness is one of the most difficult part characteristics to achieve in a conventional stamping die.

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Auto industry demands shape the future of stamping

February 19, 2001

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As the stamping industry heads into a new century, it continues to be driven primarily by the automotive industry.

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Robotic press tending: available equipment and its effects on press productivity

February 19, 2001

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Robots offer an alternative to automatic transfer presses in applications in which parts must be reoriented (tilted, rotated, or flipped) as they are moved between operations. When selecting a robot for press tending, three of the many features to be considered are size, flexibility, and mountion options.

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Controlling flow and obtaining stretch in deep draw operations

February 19, 2001

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Addressing the difficulties in obtaining a wrinkle-free stamped part requires a good understanding of metal flow and how it is affected by draw beads

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How to draw round cups deeper

January 15, 2001

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Draw depth is limited by the onset of wrinkling and fracture. Controlling blank holder force plays a major role in achieving the amount of draw you want from blank material.

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Forming simulation in the vehicle development process

February 1, 1998

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The vehicle development process has been influenced by increasing requirements for quicker and less costly development cycles, combined with reduced vehicle fuel consumption. These requirements are being addressed by new product and process development concepts and the increasing use of high-strength steel and aluminum.

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