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.

Filter Content

Coe and Sesco announce new sales representatives

June 12, 2007

Coe Press Equipment Corp. and Sesco Products Group, Sterling Heights, Mich., have named Industrial Manufacturing Solutions, Suwanee, Ga., and ME Solutions, Grenada, Miss., as southeast sales representatives. The company has named Ward and Garrison Co., Sugar Creek, Mo., as central U.S. sales...

Continue Reading

Bradbury announces sales team leader

June 12, 2007

The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., has promoted Matt Werner to sales team leader for the Hayes International product line in the U.S. and for Bradbury Trim Shop equipment. He assists customers with equipment selection and system design. Werner joined the Bradbury inside sales staff in 2004...

Continue Reading


Conventional cutting

Die Basics 101: Part XIV

June 12, 2007 | By Art Hedrick

Although fineblanking and GRIPflow® often are categorized as metal cutting operations, they more closely resemble a cold metal extrusion process that creates what appears to be a blanked part. The processes can be defined simply as methods in which a part is squeezedfrom the strip.Unlike parts...

Continue Reading


Multiblanking line image

Technological quantum leap

June 12, 2007

Arme S.A., a Colombian service center, was producing cut blanks for several local, small customers using a 48-year-old Stamco cut-to-length line purchased more than 20 years ago. It served them well over the years, but the company realized it needed to upgrade its technology to take advantage of the market opportunities it saw growing around them.

Continue Reading


Stamping Diagram

Stamping research gains support

June 12, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

Global competition continues to force the metal forming industry to reduce costs, improve technology, and increase productivity. With these trends in mind, the Ohio State University (OSU) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) established in June 2006 the Center for Precision Forming to focus on the needs of the metal forming industry.

Continue Reading

Developing forming dies

June 12, 2007 | By Art Hedrick

Determining the best die geometry to produce multicontoured formed parts can be difficult. A full understanding of the drawing and stretching process is necessary, as well as a good understanding of all tooling factors to make complex geometries.

Continue Reading

Mate appoints president, vice chairman

June 5, 2007

Dean A. Sundquist, chairman and CEO of Mate Precision Tooling, has announced the appointment of Jack Schneider to the newly created position of vice chairman and Kevin Nicholson to the position of president."In the new position of vice chairman, Jack Schneider will focus on strategic and corporate...

Continue Reading

Kennametal president, CEO named best CEO

June 1, 2007

Kennametal Inc., LaTrobe, Pa., has announced that President and CEO Carlos Cardoso has been named one of the best CEOs by Institutional Investormagazine. This recognition places Cardoso among the top five CEOs in the capital goods/industrials category and machinery sector.More than 1,000 portfolio...

Continue Reading


Grind die diagram figure 2

Servo press forming applications

May 8, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

A servomotor gives a press slide motion flexibility in terms of accurate speed, motion, and position control. This flexibility produces infinite slide motion variations that may improve part quality and operations such as painting and assembly during one press stroke.

Continue Reading


R&D Update: Servo press forming applications - Part III

May 8, 2007 | By Taylan Altan, Ph.D.

This column discusses several applications of servomotor-driven mechanical presses for forming at room temperature and at elevated temperatures.

Continue Reading

Die protection module provides flexible sensor monitoring

May 8, 2007

Cieco Inc. has introduced a new product for its Automator II press controller. The die protection module for the controller now has up to 32 sensor inputs available, twice as many as previously offered, and provides users with flexible sensor monitoring capabilities.Each of the 32 sensors can be...

Continue Reading

Press offers alternative to fine blanking

May 8, 2007

LMC Inc. offers a series of blanking press systems based on adiabatic technology. According to the company, adiabatic blanking can produce parts from virtually any metal and tensile strength and has blanked material in hardness up to 50Rc.The LMC SIP-15B press blanks up to 1,000 parts per minute....

Continue Reading

Press line expanded

May 8, 2007

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. has expanded its compression molding press line with increased tonnage capabilities up to 10,000 tons and bed sizes exceeding 240 in. The line is suitable for various compression molding applications, from automotive to electrical components, house wares, and...

Continue Reading

Die lifter has up to 450 lbs. force on contact

May 8, 2007

Dadco's patent pending SL2.180 nitrogen gas spring two post lifter is the latest addition to the company's SL series. The new lifter has a 31.8 mm profile, stroke lengths from 25 mm to 125 mm, and force on contact up to 450 lbs.Ᾱone size larger than the SL2.090 that has a 25 mm profile and...

Continue Reading

Serapid announces new sales staff member

May 8, 2007

Serapid Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., has added Eric Petterson to its sales staff. Petterson joined the Quick Die Change sales division in March 2007.Serapid is an industrial manufacturing company boasting over 30 years of experience in the industrial market and equipment movement...

Continue Reading