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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Electronics stamper uses hybrid press for precision parts

October 6, 2014

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Wiegel Tool Works stamps large, complicated automotive circuitry in high volumes for perfection-demanding applications. The manufacturer needed a fast press with a large bed and adjustable-stroke capabilities. It had a specially designed mechanical press custom-built for its unique needs.

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Ice Industries designated a Steelcase Premier Supplier

October 3, 2014

One year after its first production shipments to Steelcase, Sylvania, Ohio-based Ice Industries has been designated as a Steelcase Premier Supplier. The designation is awarded to companies that meet and maintain rigorous relationship, quality, and delivery standards. Ice Industries’ metal...

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Shiloh Industries acquires Radar Industries, expands stamping business into central Mexico

October 2, 2014

Shiloh Industries Inc., Valley City, Ohio, a provider of lightweighting processes to the automotive and commercial vehicle markets, has announced its acquisition of Warren, Mich.-based Radar Industries, a producer of interior, chassis, and power train components. The acquisition includes three...

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Service Stampings Inc. names Synergistic Enterprises as sales rep

September 30, 2014

Service Stampings Inc., a Willoughby, Ohio-based short-run metal stamping manufacturer and steel fabricator, has named Synergistic Enterprises, Burr Ridge, Ill., as its sales representative for Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Indiana. A third-generation family business, Synergistic...

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AP&T collaborating with Diversified Tooling Group

September 25, 2014

AP&T, Monroe, N.C., is intensifying its collaboration with Diversified Tooling Group (DTG), a manufacturer of press tools. “The cooperation between AP&T and DTG will offer a full-service hot-stamping tool and die process for forming and cooling simulations, die design, die construction, die...

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Pneumatic press provides high punch velocity through steel

September 25, 2014

Airam Press Co. Ltd. has engineered its B-series pneumatic press line with a stroke velocity of 6.56 to 9.84 FPS and a flying die able to move in and out of the material in less than 0.10 sec. The press design provides a high punch velocity through steel. If the material moving through the...

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Schuler to supply servo press lines, tryout presses to FAW Volkswagen

September 24, 2014

Schuler AG, Göppingen, Germany, has announced that FAW Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd. has ordered three press lines with ServoDirect technology and three tryout presses for testing and setting up dies for its facilities in China. The servo press lines will be used mostly to produce car body...

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Connecticut Spring & Stamping adds fineblanking capabilities

September 24, 2014

Farmington, Conn.-based Connecticut Spring & Stamping (CSS), a manufacturer of precision parts for the medical, aerospace, firearms, and defense industries worldwide, has expanded its capabilities to include fineblanking, suitable for producing complex, ready-to-install, multifunctional parts....

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Electric press delivers servo-like performance in automated workcells

September 23, 2014

Schmidt Technology has introduced the ElectricPress 43, designed for integration into automated workcells. The all-electric, modular press works with the user’s control system and safety devices. The press is driven by a DC servomotor coupled to a rack-and-pinion drive. A standard PLC and...

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FTI marks 25 years in business

September 23, 2014

Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI), Burlington, Ont., a developer of software for the design, simulation, and costing of sheet metal components, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2014. The company incorporated in October 1989 in Oakville, Ont., as a small engineering and consulting company for...

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Bettcher Mfg. appoints sales and marketing manager

September 19, 2014

Stamping company Bettcher Mfg. LLC, McAllen, Texas, has hired Melayne Martin as sales and marketing manager. She has more than 11 years of sales and marketing experience. Martin has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a public relations emphasis and a business administration minor from...

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Tripar celebrates 65 years in business

September 18, 2014

Tripar, a metal stamper in Montreal, marks its 65th year as a family-owned and -operated business, currently in its third generation. Since its founding in 1949, the company has expanded four times. It currently has 65,000 sq. ft. and more than 100 presses with a capacity of up to 200 tons, as...

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Servo feed control features three operation modes

September 18, 2014

Dallas Industries offers the DRF-308 servo feed equipped with control technology that features three modes of operation. The control provides time-based servo feed synchronization and auto compensation for on-the-fly increase in press speed. It also features ProfileSelect™ technology, which...

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Press feed system reaches 656 FPM feed velocity

September 16, 2014

Arku Coil Systems has introduced the Hi-Speed ServoMaster® press feed system. The roll-feed system provides fast, smooth acceleration; high accuracy; and simplified synchronization with presses and other inline equipment, the manufacturer states. The press feed system handles strip cross...

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Biobased metal forming lubricant can be welded through

September 16, 2014

Metalloid Corp. offers Addvance 5430, a multifunctional metal forming lubricant for soft metals. The oil-free lubricant is manufactured with natural ingredients that are both biodegradable and biorenewable. The lubricant can be used as received or diluted with water to form metal parts....

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