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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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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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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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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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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Compact power unit suitable for die clamping/lifting systems

April 17, 2014

A new electrically driven, high-pressure hydraulic power unit from Hilma Div. of Carr Lane Roemheld is suitable for small and midsize die clamping and lifting systems. The compact, lightweight, modular unit comes with a motor, pump, oil reservoir, valve configuration as needed, pressure gauge,...

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Synthetic lubricant made for use on automotive electrogalvanized, galvannealed metals

April 8, 2014

IRMCO® Advanced Lubricant Technologies has announced the formulation of a synthetic stamping lubricant that the company claims is the first developed for automotive electrogalvanized and galvannealed metals. The new line of 892 and 313 series lubricants have shown good results on automotive...

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Slug-retention machine adjustable to three height positions

March 12, 2014

DTC Products has introduced a new version of its original patented slug-retention machine. The device uses a pneumatically powered grinder to machine a small angled groove into the side wall of the die cavity in a stamping die to prevent slugs from pulling onto the die surface where they can damage...

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Programming files allow press setup before tooling delivery

March 4, 2014

Mate has introduced new programming files for TRUMPF®-style forming tools and special shapes. The company e-mails the files to purchasers of the tooling, allowing setup and programming of the new tools in their presses before the tooling arrives. The tooling line includes Next™...

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Multilayer feeder furnace provides energy-efficient press hardening

February 13, 2014

AP&T has introduced an energy-efficient, multilayer feeder furnace with automation for press hardening. According to the manufacturer, the furnace reduces heat loss by two-thirds compared to conventional roller hearth furnaces. The unit has several furnace modules stacked on top of each other....

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Coil lubricator employs rollers in floating chassis

January 30, 2014

LSP Industries Inc. has introduced the improved FloaterCoater coil lubricator. Available in widths from 12 to 72 in., the roller coater provides metered lubrication to coil stock in stamping and coil processing applications. A floating chassis allows the rolls to float with the coil material...

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Hydraulic forming press draws tough alloys

January 13, 2014

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc., Nashua, N.H., has constructed an "engineered to fit" 75-ton hydraulic forming press for a medical device manufacturer. The press, engineered for a forming process producing titanium blanks to a critical final specification, has helped reduce scrap, the company...

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Tooling line lightens load on stamping robots, personnel

January 8, 2014

DE-STA-CO has introduced the Accelerate collection of lightweight tooling. According to the manufacturer, the end effectors are up to 50 percent lighter than their predecessors, allowing line speed gains of 25 to 30 percent. Made of high-strength, aircraft-grade aluminum, the tooling maintains...

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Lift table helps simplify die and mold installation/retrieval

January 7, 2014

Air Technical Industries Inc. has introduced a new heavy die and mold installation and retrieval system. The self-loading and -unloading system allows one-person installation of heavy dies into the press while preventing injuries from pushing, flexing, stretching, and reaching. The design...

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Increased tonnage allows press to process variety of fin materials -

Increased tonnage allows press to process variety of fin materials

November 26, 2013

Burr Oak Tool Inc. has introduced the Oak FP-400 fin press. The 45-ton, straight-side press has increased tonnage over the Oak FP-1 press to allow for a wider variety of fin materials and more intricate die tooling patterns. An extended bolster increases flexibility. The interior of the die can...

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