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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Ask the Stamping Expert: Why does my tooling yield such big variation?

March 9, 2016 | By Thomas Vacca

Q: My company stamps right-side and left-side links for conveyor belts. The peanut-shaped parts, made in a changeover tool, are about 0.1 in. thick, 1.5 in. wide, and 3 in. long. Half of the part (lengthwise) is coined offset, one material thickness in depth. This is in addition to a number of...

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Ask the Stamping Expert: What's the best-in-class process for developing a progressive-stamping die?

March 8, 2016 | By Thomas Vacca

Q: What is the best-in-class process for developing a new progressive-stamping die? A: Many tool builders think the process of progressive-die development is undefined and difficult to predict, and therefore takes way too long. Development is costly. It ties up engineering, design, toolroom...

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Ask the Stamping Expert: What type of hydraulic clamps are best for quick-change setups?

March 8, 2016 | By Thomas Vacca

Q: What type of hydraulic clamps do you use in your stamping presses for quick-change setups? A: The type of clamp is insignificant; there are many suitable brands. How you use the clamp is the important thing. Before you get into a true lean die-change system, you need to do some homework....

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Die Science: Understanding deep-drawing and stretching variables for best results

March 4, 2016 | By Art Hedrick

Numerous variables affect the success of a deep-drawing or stretching process. Some are major and some minor, but you’ll need to take all into consideration when designing, building, and troubleshooting a drawing or stretching operation. Sheet and Coil Material Material is a major...

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Phoenix Stamping Group verified as veteran-owned small business

March 1, 2016

Phoenix Stamping Group LLC (PSG), Atlanta, has announced that it has been verified by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs' Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) as a veteran-owned small business (VOSB). The company has been added to the Veteran Business database (vip.vetbiz.gov/). PSG...

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AP&T first to produce line for hot forming of aluminum with HFQ

February 25, 2016

AP&T, with a U.S. location in Monroe, N.C., has developed what it says is the world’s first production line for hot forming of aluminum with the HFQ® (solution heat treatment, forming and in-die quenching) method. This technology enables one-step manufacturing of parts that have low weight, high...

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Coe Press Equipment ships two feed lines to Takata

February 23, 2016

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has shipped two press feeding lines to Takata’s San Antonio, Texas, stamping plant. Each line comprises an 18-in. ServoMaster™ 3 series roll feed; a style 350 18-in. power straightener; a 24-in., 15,000-lb.-capacity coil reel; and an 18- by...

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Improving metal forming performance

February 18, 2016 | By Bill Frahm

What does your stamping operation do to improve metal forming efficiency? The key is to learn more about the metal, conduct practice runs in the virtual world, and pass along knowledge to co-workers.

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Schuler receives Volvo Cars Quality Excellence Award

February 16, 2016

Germany-based metal forming equipment-maker Schuler has received the Volvo Cars Quality Excellence (VQE) Award. The award’s fundamental requirements include environmental certification according to ISO 14001 and quality certification pursuant to ISO 9001 for indirect material suppliers. It also...

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Press lines available in 12 and 14 SPM

February 12, 2016

Schuler has added press lines with production speeds of 12 and 14 SPM to its Servoline product line. The series already has lines up to 23 SPM, depending on the manufactured parts and line features. The newly added press lines are designed for users who require basic features and a medium...

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Modern hydraulics: Six advanced capabilities for stamping presses

February 2, 2016 | By Jeffrey Grube, Jens Schmitt

Advanced hydraulics and intelligent drive systems are now available to provide greater metal forming precision and to improve stamping press productivity and product quality.

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COE Press Equipment

February 1, 2016

By: Coe Press Equipment

COE Press Equipment provides coil processing and servo feed equipment that is manufactured with attention to detail and supported by a skilled team of professionals. Its vertically-integrated manufacturing process results in systems of exceptional operational control and reliability you can count on for years to come, providing outstanding value over the life of the equipment.

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E-book helps high-volume metal stampers eliminate defects

February 1, 2016

ESI Engineering Specialties has published “3 Solutions to Eliminate High-Volume Metal Stamping Defects,” an e-book that explains how precision metal stampers address common challenges associated with high-volume production. The e-book presents tips for addressing challenges such as tooling...

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Coe Press Equipment to supply nine coil feeding lines to Goodman Mfg.

January 27, 2016

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced that it is supplying nine new coil processing lines to Goodman Mfg., a provider of air-conditioning and heating equipment. Seven of the lines comprise standard motorized uncoilers, feeds, and pull-through straighteners in widths of 30, 48,...

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At WITS end with wrinkles, tears, springback in AHSS?

January 26, 2016 | By Darrell Quander Jr., George Schreck, Jim Landowski

: Stamping AHSS comes with forming challenges such as wrinkling, tearing, and springback. A servo’s controlled force can help resolve some of those problems—and keep you from tearing your hair out.

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