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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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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Next-generation synthetic forming fluids

April 6, 2004

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Successful metal forming, stamping, and deep drawing depend on three basic elements: the metal substrate, tooling, and lubrication.

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Sizing up servo presses

April 6, 2004

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Servo-powered presses will not replace all flywheel mechanical presses. Each technology has its advantages and disadvantages, depending on the stamping application.

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Stamping tools for UHSS get tougher

April 6, 2004

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The automotive industry wants to develop cars that are lighter, stronger, and less costly to manufacture. One way it can achieve these goals is to construct body panels, suspension components, structural members, and frames using ultrahigh-strength steels (UHSS). Increasing an automotive part's...

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Pitch notch or not? Factors to consider when designing progressive dies

April 6, 2004

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Figure 1In today's competitive global market, stampers are looking for ways to reduce tooling and stamping cost by any means possible. Pitch notches, often referred to as French notches, are used commonly to prevent overfeeding and mis-hits in progressive dies. More often than not, however, using a...

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New Features in Coil-to-Coil Slitters

March 11, 2004

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Years ago it was customary for coil processors to have dedicated slitting lines for specific materials and gauges. Today's larger, stronger, and thinner-gauge coils, however, require service centers to be able to process many materials and gauges on the same machine.

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