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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Mechanical Servo Press vs Mechanical Link Motion Press - Which press is right for you?

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:00 PM (CST)

Sponsored by Stamtec Inc.

Length: 60:00

Stamtec offers both Direct Drive and Link-Assisted Drive Systems on our diverse line of flexible, high-performance Servo Presses. BUT, have you ever considered a linkmotion, NON-SERVO press? Join our webinar to learn what each type of press has to offer, and let us help you determine which press is right for you.

Challenge Mfg. to build new facility in Michigan

May 29, 2014

Walker, Mich.-based Challenge Mfg. Co. LLC, a Tier 1 manufacturer of engineered modular assemblies and metal formed products for the automotive industry, has announced plans to establish a new assembly facility in Pontiac, Mich. The 400,000-sq.-ft. plant, involving an investment of up to $50...

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Herr-Voss Stamco partners with Rockwell Automation on safety

May 29, 2014

Herr-Voss Stamco, Callery, Pa., has reached an agreement with safety system provider Rockwell Automation to perform safety-related functions associated with Herr-Voss Stamco coil processing equipment. Rockwell can provide safety technology, from simple devices through a local distribution center to...

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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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Shiloh Industries to acquire Finnveden Metal Structures AB

May 26, 2014

Shiloh Industries Inc., Valley City, Ohio, a supplier of lightweighting, noise, and vibration systems, has signed a definitive agreement with FinnvedenBulten AB to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Finnveden Metal Structures (FMS). The acquisition expands Shiloh’s capabilities with the...

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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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Wally Boelkins, former owner and president of Unist, dies

May 19, 2014

Wally Boelkins, former owner and president of Unist in Grand Rapids, Mich., died May 2. He spent more than 40 years building the company, remaining active at Unist until 2009, when Parkinson’s disease started to slow him down. The company manufactures lubrication systems and lubricants for...

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ETCO Inc. celebrates 33 employees’ 20+ years of service

May 16, 2014

Bradenton, Fla.-based ETCO Inc., a manufacturer of custom precision metal stampings, has announced that 33 of its employees have worked at the company for more than 20 years each, an unprecedented milestone the company is celebrating. Founded in 1947, ETCO is a privately owned company that...

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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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How quick die change is changing

May 12, 2014

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Quick die change, introduced decades ago, has become a staple of lean manufacturing in most stamping shops. QDC equipment itself is being upgraded and their lines expanded to meet evolving requirements for speed and safety, including force evaluation systems on magnetic die clamping, auto-positioning, auto-clamping, thinner magnetic clamping plates, trackless carts, and automated storage and retrieval systems.

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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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Oberg Industries appoints director of quality and continuous improvement

May 6, 2014

Freeport, Pa.-based Oberg Industries, a contract manufacturer of precision machined and stamped metal components and precision tooling, has appointed Brian Stewart as director of quality and continuous improvement. He oversees the company’s global quality assurance strategy and execution and...

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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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Servo press serves best as a system

May 5, 2014

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Servo technology has been has been used as the drive system of servo-mechanical presses since 2000. Today stampers need to look at a servo press as part of a manufacturing system rather than just a standalone machine to maximize their cost-saving benefits.

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