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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Electric press delivers servo-like performance in automated workcells

September 23, 2014

Schmidt Technology has introduced the ElectricPress 43, designed for integration into automated workcells. The all-electric, modular press works with the user’s control system and safety devices. The press is driven by a DC servomotor coupled to a rack-and-pinion drive. A standard PLC and...

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Servo feed control features three operation modes

September 18, 2014

Dallas Industries offers the DRF-308 servo feed equipped with control technology that features three modes of operation. The control provides time-based servo feed synchronization and auto compensation for on-the-fly increase in press speed. It also features ProfileSelect™ technology, which...

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Press feed system reaches 656 FPM feed velocity

September 16, 2014

Arku Coil Systems has introduced the Hi-Speed ServoMaster® press feed system. The roll-feed system provides fast, smooth acceleration; high accuracy; and simplified synchronization with presses and other inline equipment, the manufacturer states. The press feed system handles strip cross...

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Biobased metal forming lubricant can be welded through

September 16, 2014

Metalloid Corp. offers Addvance 5430, a multifunctional metal forming lubricant for soft metals. The oil-free lubricant is manufactured with natural ingredients that are both biodegradable and biorenewable. The lubricant can be used as received or diluted with water to form metal parts....

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Universal compact cams covers light- to heavy-duty applications

September 10, 2014

DaytonLamina will unveil its LamCam™ line of universal compact cams at FABTECH. The company offers 13 series of aerial and die mount universal cams for applications from low volume/light duty to high volume/heavy duty. Cam widths are available from 1.97 to 23.62 in., each with a common footprint...

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Synthetic lubricant designed for use on galvanized steel

September 2, 2014

IRMCO has developed the first oil-free lubricant for use on automotive electrogalvanized and galvannealed metals. The synthetic stamping lubricant is designed for use on zinc-coated sheet metal. During development, the company performed a twist compression test, which measures the coefficient of...

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Drive system for hydraulic presses reduces energy consumption

August 25, 2014

Schuler has developed a drive system for hydraulic presses that can reduce energy consumption by up to 60 percent compared to conventional lines. According to the company, the technology, called Efficient Hydraulic Forming (EHF), offers energy savings and optimizations in all operating phases...

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Coil-fed laser blanking helps reduce setup time

August 7, 2014

Schuler Inc. has introduced laser blanking lines featuring DynamicFlow Technology. The machines combine coil-fed conventional press blanking with laser cutting. For operations that process a variety of blanks, the technology offers flexibility that helps minimize setup time and maximize material...

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Cut-to-length lines bring blank production in-house

August 4, 2014

Coe Press Equipment offers Value-Added series cut-to-length lines, designed to allow fabricators and metal stampers to produce blanks in-house. They are built using the manufacturer’s standard equipment, configured to meet each customer’s specific needs. The systems can process coil from 12...

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Pneumatic dowel pin puller helps save die change time

July 30, 2014

Yokota Tools USA offers a pneumatic dowel pin puller, which the company says is the only pneumatic device of its type on the market. The tool eliminates the need for manual slide pullers and helps save die change...

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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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