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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Bettcher Mfg. appoints supply chain manager

February 13, 2015

McAllen, Texas-based stamper Bettcher Mfg. LLC has named Ruben Vela as supply chain manager. He is responsible for the procurement of materials, supplies, equipment, and services and for operation of the purchasing and materials department. Vela has more than 18 years of materials and...

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Tool- and diemaking services offered

February 9, 2015

Shenzhen Manyes Precision Metal Co. Ltd., founded in 2003, is a stamping tool designer and manufacturer. It has supplied stamping tooling to the automotive, appliance, and office equipment industries in Brazil, Japan, South Africa, and several European countries. The company has invested $3.5...

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Sutherland, SST align to serve Midwest stamping industry

February 5, 2015

Sutherland Presses, Malibu, Calif., and Scott Special Tools, Weldon Springs, Mo., have announced a joint cooperation to serve the stamping industry in southern Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, eastern Oklahoma, eastern Nebraska, and western Iowa. SST offers presses, feeds, and tooling...

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Gas springs suitable for die storage

February 5, 2015

DADCO’s new 90.10 DS series gas springs are designed with a reduced rate of return, making them suitable for die storage. These models are a direct replacement for traditional die storage components and do not need to be removed from the die before installation into the press. The three...

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R&D Update: Examining lubricant performance in forming of AHSS

February 5, 2015

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Lubrication plays an important role in stamping, as it reduces friction at the tool-workpiece interface. Reducing that friction also reduces die and tool wear in large-volume production, which in turn increases tool life. It also allows smoother flow of the sheet material into the die cavity and...

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Beckwood to supply rubber pad forming hydraulic press to sheet metal fabricator

February 4, 2015

Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, has been contracted to supply a 400-ton hydraulic rubber pad forming press to a U.S.-based sheet metal fabricator for the forming of parts for the aerospace, medical device, electronics, and transportation industries. Scheduled for completion in June, the...

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Hydraulic roller bars assist die change process

February 3, 2015

Hilma offers hydraulic roller bars in pairs or sets to lift the die and provide a roller surface to roll the die in and out during the die change process. For use in standard 1.0625-in. or ASA T-slots, the bars’ hydraulically operated supporting rollers allow simplified movement in line with the...

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Arku Maschinenbau appoints co-managing director

February 3, 2015

Arku Maschinenbau GmbH, a global manufacturer of levelers and coil handling equipment, has appointed Marcus Bartle to the newly created position of co-managing director. He serves in an operations role supporting Managing Shareholder Albert Reiss. Bartle joined the company in 2012 as manager of...

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Beckwood installs deep-draw sheet hydroforming press at Kreisler Mfg.

January 30, 2015

Beckwood Press Co., a St. Louis-based manufacturer of configurable hydraulic presses, has built and installed a Triform deep-draw sheet hydroforming press for Kreisler Mfg. Corp., a global engineering and manufacturing services provider serving the aerospace, military, and industrial sectors....

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The pursuit to be the best value-added supplier

January 29, 2015

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Waukesha Metal Products, a metal fabricator and metal former based in Sussex, Wis., wasn't going to survive in the long run being a simple stamper of simple metal parts. It needed to reinvent itself and constantly look for ways to evolve if it were to grow and improve its chances of success in the face of more demanding customers. Its in-house knowledge and talent, investment in capacity, and contributions to the overall manufacturing cause are improving its long-term viability. They also have helped the company earn the 2015 Industry Award from The FABRICATOR.

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Wilson Tool appoints director of sales, North America

January 28, 2015

Wilson Tool International®, White Bear Lake, Minn., a provider of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components for the stamping industry, has named Ron Palick as director of sales for North America. In this position, he is responsible for building and leading the...

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Automatic Feed announces launch of new website

January 28, 2015

Automatic Feed Co., Napoleon, Ohio, has announced the launch of its redesigned website at www.automaticfeed.com that adapts to computer, tablet, and mobile phone screen sizes. The new website provides an overview of the company’s coil handling systems, including progressive-die lines,...

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Schuler delivers press line to Hirschvogel

January 23, 2015

Schuler AG, Göppingen, Germany, has delivered an MSL 2-2000 cold forging press to The Hirschvogel Automotive Group, Denklingen, Germany. The press delivers 2,000 metric tons of force to manufacture a variety of shafts for transmissions, drivetrains, and engines. It is the first press line of...

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Stamper reduces reliance on appliance with 3-D die design software

January 22, 2015

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SolidWorks-based Logopress3™ software with blank prediction, flattening and unbending, round draw, dynamic interference detection and animation, and strip layout capabilities helped Universal Metal Products accelerate its die design and improve accuracy.

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Dayton Lamina names VP of sales and marketing

January 21, 2015

Dayton Lamina™, Dayton, Ohio, a producer of punching and stamping tools and components, has added Bill Mills to the executive management team in the position of vice president of sales and marketing. He is responsible for all U.S. sales and marketing functions for the company’s divisions,...

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