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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More from the Floor at FABTECH®

January 20, 2015

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Feeling those no-show-to-go-to blues? Missing the great times you had at FABTECH? Yearn for just a glimpse of what you saw on the floor ... oh, the clanking and whirring of machines, the tastes of happy hour brew?

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AP&T marks 50 years in business

January 15, 2015

AP&T celebrated 50 years as a sheet metal forming equipment manufacturer in 2014. The company’s story began in 1964, when Stig Gunnarsson and Jan Merlander founded VIBAB, a press tool manufacturer, in Blidsberg, Sweden, and Bertil Åberg founded Lagan Press in Lagan, Sweden. In 1970 two Lagan...

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Industrial Innovations supplying die lube-spray application systems to Van-Rob

January 12, 2015

Grandville, Mich.-based Industrial Innovations, a manufacturer of industrial lubrication equipment for operation in metalworking industries including metal forming, die casting, machining, and stamping, has announced that Van-Rob Inc., an automotive manufacturer for the design and manufacture of...

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Ace Stamping & Machine acquires MPE de Mexico

January 6, 2015

Ace Stamping, a division of RC Inc., Racine, Wis., has acquired MPE de Mexico and renamed it Ace Stamping & Metal Fab Co. Inc. de Mexico. The acquisition is Ace’s first endeavor in the metal fabrication industry and its first international exposure in manufacturing. The plant serves such...

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Bystronic Xcite 80 E

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Bystronic introduce the Xcite 80E, an innovative press brake that exemplifies speed, accuracy and reliability.

Automotive demand to drive growth in metal stamping through 2019

December 15, 2014

With the increasing demand from the automotive industry, the global metal stamping market is growing at a steady pace. According to “Global Metal Stamping Market 2015-2019,” a new industry research report from Infiniti Research Ltd. at ReportsnReports.com, it is expected to continue growing at...

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Kenmode appoints director of quality assurance

December 15, 2014

Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping, Algonquin, Ill., a manufacturer of complex, high-precision, custom metal stampings and assemblies for the automotive, electronics, consumer goods, insert molding, and medical device industries, has hired Abid Rashid as director of quality assurance. He has more...

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Service Stampings adds portable CMM to quality department

December 10, 2014

Service Stampings Inc., a Willoughby, Ohio-based short-run metal stamping manufacturer and steel fabricator, has added a FAROArm to its quality department. The portable coordinate measuring machine (CMM) is intended to increase the throughput of the quality department's statistical process...

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AutoForm and Engineering Technology Associates settle die design software patent disputes

December 8, 2014

AutoForm Eng. GmbH, Wilen b. Wollerau, Switzerland, and Engineering Technology Associates Inc., Troy, Mich., have reached a global settlement of their patent disputes and entered a consent judgment, ending a U.S. patent infringement lawsuit initiated by AutoForm against ETA. The respective...

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Mills Products creates metal track to move Carlex’s automotive glass

December 3, 2014

Mills Products Inc., Brentwood, Tenn., has begun manufacturing a glass track for Carlex, a Nashville-based Tier 1 supplier of automotive glass. Carlex marries its glass to Mills Products’ roll formed metal assemblies to create OEM mechanisms that move car windows up and down. Mills Products is...

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Stretch-forming machines designed for aerospace industry

December 3, 2014

Beckwood Press Co. has expanded its product line with the addition of stretch-forming machines. Engineered for extrusion and sheet stretch forming, the machines can be configured to the user’s needs — for instance, heat can be integrated to facilitate forming of high-strength materials. The...

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Transition notch press handles blank widths to 44 in.

December 2, 2014

Marion Die & Fixture, a member of The Bradbury Group of companies, has introduced a transition notch press designed for a 44-in. maximum blank width. The press and die produce a lead/trail industry-standard notch pattern. Dedicated die sets for specific profiles are available. A hydraulic power...

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12 great gadgets and die components

November 26, 2014

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Sometimes it’s the small items that make your workday easier. Standard die components with incremental improvements, such as roller cages with cylindrical rollers, and special gadgets, such as auto-indexing dimplers, can help smooth the stamping process and extend uptime.

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Make it better, keep it better with press monitoring

November 25, 2014

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Press monitoring systems improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and help identify downtime culprits. Press controls track when the machine is running and when it is not. It counts machine cycles, and can detect both empty strokes and cycles when die protection or tonnage faults exist.

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Straightening AHSS

November 24, 2014

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Advancements in straighteners help stampers handle advanced high-strength steels on coil feed lines.

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