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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Cut-to-length system handles stock widths to 36 in.

November 8, 2012

The Feed Lease Corp. has released its new RWC full line cut-to-length system for the metal stamping industry. The system comprises a cabinet-mounted servo feed with a hydraulic production shear. It handles stock widths to 36 in. with maximum stock thickness of 0.090-in. mild steel. The controller...

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Fluids impart corrosion resistance in metalworking applications

November 8, 2012

Houghton Intl. offers Drawsol™ 850 X4 straight oil lubricant for heavy-duty drawing and stamping and Rust Veto® AS corrosion inhibitor. The lubricant is formulated primarily for drawing, stamping, forming, and extruding. Suitable for difficult steel and stainless steel operations, it is a...

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Hydraulic press designed for forming, trimming, coining - TheFabricator.com

Hydraulic press designed for forming, trimming, coining

October 18, 2012

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. has built a new, small-footprint, 150-ton, gib-guided hydraulic press for a U.S. tool manufacturing application. The robot-fed press offers short lead times for forming, trimming, and coining a heated part in a three-station tool, the company reports. The...

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Hydraulic precision leveler handles material to 2.375 in. thick - TheFabricator.com

Hydraulic precision leveler handles material to 2.375 in. thick

October 17, 2012

The Arku FlatMaster® hydraulic precision leveler handles material from 0.020 to 2.375 in. thick. It features gap control, overload protection, and a quick-change system for its leveling rollers. The leveler is suitable for use in job shops for perforated material; laser, plasma, and flame...

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Destacker tooling design feeds aluminum, steel blanks - TheFabricator.com

Destacker tooling design feeds aluminum, steel blanks

October 10, 2012

Bilsing Automation offers a flexible destacking system that can separate and feed both steel and aluminum blanks in various sizes and configurations. The system comprises 2.5-in.-dia. aluminum round-body tooling and other components manufactured by the company. During a cycle, the automation...

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Compound tooling produces stampings in single stroke - TheFabricator.com

Compound tooling produces stampings in single stroke

September 6, 2012

Dayton Progress will feature DAYSet™ high-precision compound tooling, a complete tooling system for the production of stamped products in a single-step operation, at FABTECH 2012. The system allows 15-min. tool changeover, making it suitable for short and medium runs, prototyping, and...

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Hydraulic precision leveler handles material up to 2.375 in. thick - TheFabricator.com

Hydraulic precision leveler handles material up to 2.375 in. thick

August 30, 2012

The Arku FlatMaster® hydraulic precision leveler handles material from 0.020 to 2.375 in. thick. It features gap control, overload protection, and a quick-change system for its leveling rollers. The leveler is suitable for use in job shops for perforated material; laser, plasma, and flame...

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Die sets, tooling components to be exhibited - TheFabricator.com

Die sets, tooling components to be exhibited

August 23, 2012

Anchor Danly will showcase die sets and tooling components manufactured for the metalworking and plastics injection mold industries at FABTECH 2012. New to the display is the Cage Stopper end cap, for use when the cage travel required is greater than that provided by traditional ball-bearing...

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Zigzag press feeding system allows part nesting - TheFabricator.com

Zigzag press feeding system allows part nesting

August 14, 2012

Cooper-Weymouth, Peterson (CWP) has produced a new 18- by 0.030-in. by 15,000-lb. zigzag press feeding system featuring a stock reel, straightener, threading tables, and zigzag servo feed for an appliance manufacturer. The system allows parts to be nested together for a 22 percent scrap savings...

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e-book establishes best practices for metal stamping of medical devices

July 31, 2012

Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping has published a guide for medical device manufacturers to help them evaluate quality and identify best practices in metal stamping suppliers. The e-book, Ten Quality Indicators for Selecting Metal Stamping Suppliers, is based on findings published in the U.S. Food...

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Same-day shipping offered for stock tooling - TheFabricator.com

Same-day shipping offered for stock tooling

July 24, 2012

American Punch Co. can ship its stock oblong and square tooling the same day if ordered by 12:00 p.m. EST, regardless of keyways specified by the customers. The company has added 65 sizes of oblong tooling and 60 sizes of square punches to its inventory of stock...

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Press fittings connect without wrenches

July 19, 2012

Cimberio Valve Co. offers FASTLOCK™, a line of malleable iron press fittings for Sch. 10-40 black and galvanized steel pipe. The fittings install with press jaws that are compatible with most press tools on the market, according to the manufacturer. There is no need for threading dies, pipe...

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Sensor inputs added to press controller for more flexible monitoring

July 16, 2012

Cieco Inc. has announced that the die protection module of its Automator II press controller now has up to 40 sensor inputs available. That's more than twice as many as originally offered and provides users with more flexible sensor monitoring capabilities, the company states. Each sensor can be...

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Slug retention unit prevents slugs from pulling during stamping - TheFabricator.com

Slug retention unit prevents slugs from pulling during stamping

July 12, 2012

Slugs that pull during a stamping operation can end up in the work zone and potentially damage either the stamped part or the die. DTC Products, a division of Dec Tool Corp., has developed a patented device, the Slug Retention Machine, that prevents slugs from pulling back onto the die block....

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Tooling forms hinges in punch press - TheFabricator.com

Tooling forms hinges in punch press

July 11, 2012

Fabricators can form many different types, lengths, and diameters of hinges for a variety of applications using hinge tooling from Mate Precision Tooling. The tooling forms hinges in mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel in thicknesses from 0.030 to 0.060 in., incorporating pin diameters...

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