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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T-Drill Industries names No. 1 seller

April 11, 2006

T-Drill Industries Inc., Norcross, Ga., has awarded George Yardley Co., Fountain Valley, Calif., the No. 1 in sales award for 2005.George Yardley Co. represents plumbing, HVAC, filtration, instrumentation, and pumps product...

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TD Center names account manager

April 11, 2006

TD Center®, Columbus, Ind., has named Mike Dellekamp as account manager for northern Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and the western U.S. region.Dellekamp has experience in sales territory management for special design assembly, process, and test systems. Most recently he served as the...

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Schuler, HEATform form agreement

April 11, 2006

Schuler Hydroforming GmbH & Co. KG, Wilnsdorf, Germany, and HEATform GmbH, Wiesbaden, Germany, have entered into a strategic agreement concerning cooperation on HEATforming (hot expansion air technology forming).This technology uses inner pressure to form prewarmed hollow shapes. Schuler now offers...

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Daylen Solutions adds to sales staff

April 11, 2006

Daylen Solutions LLC, Indiana, Pa., has added Larry Rarig to its sales force for eastern Pennsylvania and Maryland.Rarig assists customers looking to increase productivity, accuracy, and safety by offering technology from Finn-Power; Virtek Laser Inspection Systems; ISB Safety Products; Pat Mooney...

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Duggan Mfg. named supplier of the year

April 11, 2006

Duggan Mfg., Shelby Township, Mich., has been named Prototype Supplier of the Year by Hi-Lex Controls Inc., Troy, Mich., in recognition of performance and service related to prototype programs involving automotive window regulator assemblies, mechanical cable, and power lift-gate systems.Jeff...

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Die Basics 101: Part VII

April 11, 2006 | By Art Hedrick

Previous articles in this series focused on stamping dies and production methods. This article discusses stamping materials—both ferrous and nonferrous.To process, design, and build a successful stamping die, it is necessary to fully understand the behavioral characteristics of the specific...

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Getting a handle on coil handling

April 11, 2006 | By Matthew Watson

Coil handling equipment can take up a lot of space, so it's important to consider different equipment configurations and options that may deliver much-needed floor space.

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Keep it moving

April 11, 2006 | By Dan Zimmerman

Conveyor jam-ups or slow-downs can offset machine tool productivity and damage high-production equipment. The solution: a reliable conveyor system that promotes a smooth, uninterrupted production flow.

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Press control package eliminates cam switch adjustment

March 7, 2006

ISB Group has introduced the RBPC press control and automation package equipped with automatic top stop compensation, which eliminates the need to adjust cam switches every time a job or press speed changes.A built-in brake monitor indicates press stopping times, and the operator interface has a...

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Quick-change devices simplify, secure changeovers, setups

March 7, 2006

Segen quick-change devices from Tooling Technology LLC locate tools, jigs, and fixtures, simplifying and securing changeovers and setups.The cylinder lock mates with a conical male knob and locates and positions the knob to within 0.002 in. with a holding force up to 2,000 lbs. per device,...

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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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