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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Servo feed system handles round bar, wire, tubing, profile parts

March 7, 2006

A new servo feed system for presses from Straus-Artys Corp. works with round bar, wire, tubing, and profile parts. Four models are available that handle up to 1.00-in. barstock or 2.750-in.-OD by 0.062-in.-wall tubing.The line incorporates 16 rolls in two planes with five driven and three...

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Atlas Technologies relocates

March 7, 2006

Atlas Technologies Inc., Fenton, Mich., has relocated its South Alloy Drive headquarters to its newer Copper Avenue Technical Center.The company built the 59,000-sq.-ft. center in 1997 with plans to double the size of the facility on the 11-acre site to suit the needs of the NAFTA automotive and...

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STLE names award winner

March 7, 2006

John Burke, the director of engineering services for Houghton Intl., Valley Forge, Pa., has received the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers' (STLE) PM Ku award. Named after the late PM Ku, the award recognizes members who have performed extensive, dedicated service to the...

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Mller Weingarten names president

March 7, 2006

Mller Weingarten Corp., Madison Heights, Mich., a subsidiary of the German press manufacturer Mller Weingarten AG, has named Steven W. Schroeder as president.Previously vice president of Komatsu for six years, Schroder is responsible for developing the service business of the corporation in the...

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W.A. Whitney schedules open house

March 7, 2006

W.A. Whitney Co., Rockford, Ill., will host an open house at its facility April 19 and 20 to showcase its equipment and new products from all MegaFab divisions.Educational seminars, equipment demonstrations, and interaction with product development engineers will be offered. Planned demonstrations...

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TD Center hires sales representative

March 7, 2006

TD Center®, Columbus, Ind., has appointed Doug Hogan as sales representative for Kentucky and Tennessee.Hogan is a partner with the company's current Indiana representative, H.S.A. Manufacturing Solutions. He has extensive manufacturing knowledge and training specialization in metal forming and...

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Dadco updates Web site

March 7, 2006

Dadco, Plymouth, Mich., has updated its Web site, www.dadco.net, to include downloadable CAD files for the company's products.The site features simplified navigation with new drop-down menus and links to product catalogs and bulletins. Additional information is presented on the company's nitrogen...

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Strippit/LVD names representation firm

March 7, 2006

Strippit/LVD, Akron, N.Y., has named Roskelley Machinery Corp., Salt Lake City, as its marketing representative in Utah and Idaho.Roskelley represents all Strippit/LVD equipment, including high-performance mechanical and hydraulic CNC turret punch presses, laser cutting systems, CNC hydraulic press...

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How to avoid slit-in coil slitting problems

March 7, 2006 | By Al Zelt

Problems that can arise during metal slitting include poor edge quality, edge burr, edge wave, camber, crossbow, knife marks, and slit width that is out of specification. Some slitting problems can be attributed to poor metal quality; however, it is much more common for the problems to be caused by other variables and factors during the slitting process.

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Straightening mistakes

March 7, 2006 | By Eric Theis

As a consultant to the industry, the author has had the opportunity to discuss coil straightening and leveling with many people. In this article, he reviews 12 common misconceptions he has heard from those people.

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Stamping complex parts

March 7, 2006

By adding sophisticated hydraulic deep-draw press technology, Tools Inc. was able to greatly enhance its in-house forming and production capabilities.

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Die package turns blanking press into trapezoid, parallel shape blanker

February 7, 2006

Coe Press Equipment offers the oscillating shear die package that turns a conventional blanking press into a trapezoid and parallel shape blanker.The tools are provided on a self-contained die set for simplified locating and clamping to the press bolster plate. The shear blade oscillates up to...

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CNC touchscreen enables easy setup, operation

February 7, 2006

Bystronic has introduced its ByVision Control CNC operating platform with a 15-in. touchscreen that allows users to maneuver through screen selections quickly for easy setup and operation.The user is guided through the programming and manufacturing process with a user interface operating within...

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Tonnage monitor aids press protection, quality control

February 7, 2006

The PWi PressWatch production monitor from Toledo Integrated Systems is a full-featured tonnaged monitor for press protection and quality control.The monitor has a reverse tonnage display, storage for 100 jobs, computer interface for PressNet and TTGraph, top stop relay, e-stop relay, and a...

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Bystronic names distributor

February 7, 2006

Bystronic Inc., Hauppauge, N.Y., has signed on ACC Machinery Co. Inc., Phoenix, as a distributor for the Arizona region.Systems offered include Byspeed Bysprint, and Bystar laser cutting systems; the Byjet 3015 waterjet cutting system with rotary axis, swing-arm loader, and shuttle table; a full...

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