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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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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Listening to your parts

January 11, 2005

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Figure 1Even if the scoring is the reason for the split, that doesn't mean that resolving the galling issue will ensure a robust process.I recently had the chance to engage in some very interesting conversation with the head of the sheet metal formability lab for a very large automotive stamper....

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Crossbar feeder links mechanical, hydraulic presses

December 7, 2004

Schuler Inc. has introduced its Crossbar Feeder that can link individual mechanical and hydraulic presses.The feeder can be fitted to existing mechanical and hydraulic press lines— regardless of...

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Die set features new crosscut blade design

December 7, 2004

Thermatool has introduced the Alpha TRC-3008 3-in. double-cut die set that features a patented geared crosscut motion with softer cam angles than previous versions, continuous internal lubrication of...

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Interplex opens facility in north China

December 7, 2004

Interplex Industries has opened a north China facility in Dalian, a coastal city located in Liaoning Province.Known as Interplex Electonic (Dalian) Co. Ltd., the new facility occupies 20,000 sq. m...

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Houghton and SBS form marketing, sales alliance

December 7, 2004

Houghton Intl. Inc.'s Heat Treatment Div. has formed a marketing and sales alliance with Rochester, Mich.-based SBS Corp., a manufacturer of cooling, heating, and filtration equipment.According to the...

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AIDA acquires Manzoni and Rovetta

December 7, 2004

AIDA has acquired Manzoni and Rovetta. Dr. Guido Puccio, commissario of Manzoni Group S.p.A. in Amministrazione Straordinaria, and Kimikazu Aida, president of AIDA Engineering Ltd., the parent company...

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Cams, cams, and more cams

December 7, 2004

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How do you choose a store-bought cam for your stamping operation? Hundreds of cam designs are available today from numerous suppliers. Choosing the one that best fits your needs, as well as your budget, sometimes can be very confusing.

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