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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Houghton named a key supplier for Dana Corp.

June 8, 2004

Houghton FLUIDCARE®, a division of Houghton International, has been selected by Dana Corp. as a key chemical management services supplier for its North American manufacturing operations....

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Sink-making secrets

June 8, 2004

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Figure 1Double drawn stainless steel sinkSink photo courtesy of Polarware.Have you ever looked at a deep-drawn double-bowl sink and wondered how it's made? After all, one deep-drawn shell is right next to the other. Where does the metal come from to achieve the height?Figure 1shows a classic...

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Advanced lubricant technology for high-strength steel

June 8, 2004

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Figure 1As if the recent rise in steel prices weren't enough, now automotive stamping suppliers are faced with the difficult task of getting high-strength steel (HSS) to form parts with tooling designed for mild steel.In an effort to reduce vehicle weight and improve gas mileage, automotive...

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Spraying it right

June 8, 2004

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For coil-fed applications, spray cabinets can be mounted to the feeder to accommodate passline changes.Most stampers understand the need for lubricants, but many apply as little as possible so they don't have to deal with the mess. Others take an opposite approach and flood the tool and...

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Dangerous curves

June 8, 2004

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Provocative lines and innovative materials are the hallmarks of luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Cars Ltd.Jaguar has reaped the benefits of aluminum since 1922, when the company, then known as the Swallow Sidecar Co., designed sidecars out of lightweight aluminum panels. Since then the company has...

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Feintool names automation division head

May 4, 2004

Feintool Intl. Holding's board of directors has appointed Norbert Müller as head of the company's Automation Division. He will assume his post as a member of group management Oct. 1.A qualified...

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Amada, Minster announce strategic marketing relationship

May 4, 2004

Amada America Inc. and The Minster Machine Co. have formed a strategic marketing relationship. Under the agreement, Minster has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for the Amada line of...

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Saving time and reducing waste with quick die change

May 4, 2004

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Quick die change is not just a way of setting up dies; it's a mindset for the elimination of waste.

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Eliminating slug pulling during piercing operations

May 4, 2004

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Author's Note: Before I get into the meat of this article, I would like to let my readers know how much I appreciate their loyalty to STAMPING Journal® and the Die Science column.STAMPING Journalnow is published monthly, and I am delighted to announce that I will be writing the Die Science...

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Sizing up pallet decoilers

May 4, 2004

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The primary reason for purchasing a decoiler is to increase production. By correctly sizing the machine for your needs, you can increase production and the bottom line.

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Using Monitoring Systems to Improve Stamping 'Batting Average'

May 4, 2004

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What do baseball players, weather forecasters, and typical stamping plants have in common? Most are less than 60 percent effective.

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Press feeding system handles payloads from 88 to 330 lbs.

April 8, 2004

The Whiplash™ series of telescopic press feeding systems from ATR-Strothmann is designed to handle small- to large-sized parts with payloads ranging from 88 to 330 lbs. (40 to 150 kg) and Y-axis...

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Chicago Slitter names sales engineer

April 8, 2004

Chicago Slitter, Hosea, Ill., has promoted Mike Bentley to sales engineer. He is responsible for equipment, equipment upgrades, and parts sales.With the company for seven years, Bentley previously...

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Bosch Rexroth AG names executive VP of engineering, manufacturing

April 8, 2004

Bosch Rexroth AG has named Reiner Leipold-Büttner as executive vice president for engineering and manufacturing at the company's Lohr, Germany, location.In this newly created position,...

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Houghton contracts with environmental program management services provider

April 8, 2004

Houghton FLUIDCARE®, a division of Houghton Intl. in Valley Forge, Pa., has contracted with Sustained Compliance Corp. (SCC) to provide environmental program management services for Houghton's...

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