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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Draw forming, Part IV

September 12, 2006 | By Edmund Herman

The relationships among part geometry, tool geometry, and control of the processing inputs are significantly different between the net shape and non-net shape processes.

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Servo roll feed suitable for staggered feeding narrow-width coil

September 12, 2006

Coe Press Equipment has developed a new series of zigzag servo roll feeds for staggered feeding applications of narrow-width coil.The roll feeds process coil widths from 12 to 30 in. and thicknesses of 0.020 to 0.187 in. The press-mounted units provide processing speeds of 576 FPM and acceleration...

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In-die welding system welds nuts, screws at up to 60 SPM

September 12, 2006

OCON Automated Systems' in-die welding system is suitable for the integrated welding of nuts and screws while stamping with progressive, transfer, and tandem dies.The system welds nuts and screws at up to 60 SPM and can utilize a user's specified elements to perform the...

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Beckwood appoints marketing assistant/customer service representative

September 12, 2006

The Beckwood Corp., St. Louis, has named Ryan M. Pendleton as marketing assistant and customer service representative.Pendleton is involved in the development and implementation of all marketing functions, including print media, tradeshow management, Web site maintenance, and overall marketing...

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TRUMPF honors sales achievement award winners

September 12, 2006

TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn., presented its 2006 sales achievement awards to Advanced Fabricating Machinery, Hart Machine Tool Inc., and TECSA at its annual distributor meeting.Advanced Fabricating Machinery, Mississauga, Ont., received the outstanding distributor performance award in recognition...

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Serapid names sales representative firms

September 12, 2006

Serapid USA, Sterling Heights, Mich., has recently named five organizations as its new sales representatives.New representatives are Industrial Equipment and Supply, Minneapolis; Dynamic Automation, Clarkston, Mich.; JFS Industrial and Automation, Elgin, Ill.; Smith Industrial, Caledonia, Mich.;...

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Doing its level best

September 12, 2006

A precision roller leveler, installed between the coil payoff reel and the press equipment, allows an operator to stretch the edges when necessary to compensate for loose centers or stretch the center to compensate for loose edges before the blanking operation.

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Schuler AG appoints chairman, board of management

September 8, 2006

Schuler AG's supervisory board has appointed Jrgen Tonn as chairman of the board of management, effective October 1, 2006.In his last position, Tonn was president and CEO of DS Technologie GmbH in Mnchengladbach, Germany. The internationally experienced engineering graduate brings expertise in...

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Draw forming, Part III

August 8, 2006 | By Edmund Herman

The connections between product conditions and product input variables for draw forming must be made through the intermediary transformation characteristics: plastic strains and displacements. So all product requirements must be redefined as the changes (or transformations) required of those two characteristics.

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Pierce units are self-equalizing

August 8, 2006

Aries Eng. Co. Inc. offers the HyperPierce® self-equalizing press unit for high-production piercing and assembly. It incorporates HyperCyl® hydrapneumatic drive units.The press unit operates like standard cylinders, but with a frame design that allows infinite positioning of the part; the...

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Feed system achieves nested pattern in small footprint

August 8, 2006

The WigWag™ feed from Dynamic Feeds Inc. achieves a zigzag (nested) pattern in a small footprint by pivoting motion.The system is controlled by a single software package and uses CAN bus communication protocol and a B&R Power Panel 251 as a visualization device with integrated control...

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Straight-side press available in up to 660-ton capacity

August 8, 2006

Stamtec Mechanical Presses has introduced the S2-ProgMax straight-side presses in 330-, 440-, and 660-ton capacities.The press features a variable-frequency drive, wide-spaced pitmans, and low overall height. Large windows help meet the demands of progressive-die...

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Hydraulic, mechanical presses designed for automotive parts

August 8, 2006

ISGEC manufactures mechanical and hydraulic presses for automotive parts.The presses' dedicated man-machine interface software are customized systems to enable interfaces in various European languages. The units comply with EN692, enabling CE marking.The presses can be provided with a link-drive...

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MegaFab names sales manager for Latin America

August 8, 2006

MegaFab, Hutchinson, Kan., has appointed Hugh D. Barron as sales manager for Latin America.Barron is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. He is working to establish additional representation in areas needed within Latin America, enhance sales efforts, and support the sales and service channels for...

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Kramski names rep firm

August 8, 2006

Kramski North America Inc., Largo, Fla., has signed a contract with The Campbell Company, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., a manufacturer's representative agency.The firm will represent Kramski's manufacturing facilities to automotive OEM and Tier 1 companies in and around Detroit.Kramski North America is...

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