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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The cutting edge of cut-to-length lines

March 8, 2005

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When a company plans to invest in a cut-to-length line, basic line configuration is the first decision—and one of the most important—to make.The fixed-shear line is a common configuration. It can be an entirely stop-start (or "tight") line, or it can include a decoiling and leveling...

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Automatic cutoff length control system introduced

February 8, 2005

T&H Lemont has introduced an automatic cutoff, length control system.The controller is the equivalent of a personal computer in a rugged industrial enclosure. Programs to perform length control tasks...

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Hydraulic press designed for various metal forming operations

February 8, 2005

The CX-series hydraulic press from Pacific Press Technologies is designed specifically for use with compression molding, RTM, RIM, and various metal forming operations. The press has a four-post...

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Slug-free dies designed for thin sheet metal

February 8, 2005

Mate Precision Tooling's Slug Free Light™ dies are designed to eliminate slug pulling in thin sheet metal.During each punching cycle, the die creates a series of very small protrusions around...

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Serapid USA hires products manager

February 8, 2005

Serapid USA Inc. has hired Mark Kubik as Quick Die Xchange products manager.Kubik has 15 years' experience in the metal stamping industry. He previously was employed by Hilma, where he served as the...

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Interplex to double size of Mexico facility

February 8, 2005

Interplex Industries has announced that it is doubling the size of its manufacturing facility in Guadalajara, Mexico.Interplex Mexico, located on the Parque Integral campus in Zapopan, Jalisco,...

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Bosch Rexroth to expand production capabilities in China

February 8, 2005

Over the next three years, Bosch Rexroth AG will invest 83 million euros to expand its production capacities in China, beginning with constructing a new factory in Beijing in 2005. Among the products...

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AIDA appoints two presidents

February 8, 2005

Following its recent acquisitions of Manzoni and Rovetta, AIDA has announced that Troy Roberts was named president of AIDA-America and Masaharu Sakaki was named president of AIDA-Europe. Both men...

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Sensors help stamper get firmer foothold in motorcycle part fabrication

February 8, 2005

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When stamper Ultra Tool & Manufacturing, Menomonee Falls, Wis., ventured upon an opportunity to produce a unique and challenging project for one of its customers, a well-known U.S. motorcycle manufacturer, the company jumped on it and put the pedal to the metal. The road to success, however, would...

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The real issues behind hydraulic press upgrades:

February 8, 2005

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Upgrading any piece of machinery can produce anxious headaches. Often we cause our own headaches by failing truly to justify the reasons to upgrade, choosing instead simply to answer the question, "Can we afford to spend the money?"Answering that question is really easy. Either the money's...

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Riviera Tool appoints director

January 19, 2005

Riviera Tool Co., a supplier of custom metal stamping die systems, has appointed J. Dan Engels to its board of directors.Engels is founder and director of Global Rush, an international automotive...

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Nonhazardous lubricants suitable for variety of stamping operations

January 11, 2005

Pro-Chem-Co's Pro-Form line of weldable, heat-treatable, nonhazardous lubricants are suitable for a variety of stamping operations.Pro-Form 871 is intended for light- to medium-duty progressive-die...

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Houghton issues hydraulic fluid guide

January 11, 2005

Houghton Intl.'s Fluid Power Division has issued a new hydraulic fluid guide that describes the importance of dealing effectively with both heat and pressure, two of the most potentially dangerous...

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AIDA announces new northern Ohio distributor

January 11, 2005

AIDA-America has announced a new distribution partnership in northern Ohio. Midwest Machinery Sales LLP now represents AIDA's full line of mechanical press products and turnkey packages, as well as...

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Implementing a stamping sensor program—uphill

January 11, 2005

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Stamper and toolmaker Ultra Tool & Manufacturing, Menomonee Falls, Wis. had been installing basic stamping die protection for 15 years. Whisker sensors, positive stops, and, in some cases, part-out sensors comprised the limited sensor system for dies that ran in automatic mode. However, this system...

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