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Die sets, tooling components to be exhibited -

Die sets, tooling components to be exhibited

August 23, 2012

Anchor Danly will showcase die sets and tooling components manufactured for the metalworking and plastics injection mold industries at FABTECH 2012. New to the display is the Cage Stopper end cap, for use when the cage travel required is greater than that provided by traditional ball-bearing...

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Zigzag press feeding system allows part nesting -

Zigzag press feeding system allows part nesting

August 14, 2012

Cooper-Weymouth, Peterson (CWP) has produced a new 18- by 0.030-in. by 15,000-lb. zigzag press feeding system featuring a stock reel, straightener, threading tables, and zigzag servo feed for an appliance manufacturer. The system allows parts to be nested together for a 22 percent scrap savings...

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e-book establishes best practices for metal stamping of medical devices

July 31, 2012

Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping has published a guide for medical device manufacturers to help them evaluate quality and identify best practices in metal stamping suppliers. The e-book, Ten Quality Indicators for Selecting Metal Stamping Suppliers, is based on findings published in the U.S. Food...

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Same-day shipping offered for stock tooling -

Same-day shipping offered for stock tooling

July 24, 2012

American Punch Co. can ship its stock oblong and square tooling the same day if ordered by 12:00 p.m. EST, regardless of keyways specified by the customers. The company has added 65 sizes of oblong tooling and 60 sizes of square punches to its inventory of stock...

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Press fittings connect without wrenches

July 19, 2012

Cimberio Valve Co. offers FASTLOCK™, a line of malleable iron press fittings for Sch. 10-40 black and galvanized steel pipe. The fittings install with press jaws that are compatible with most press tools on the market, according to the manufacturer. There is no need for threading dies, pipe...

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Sensor inputs added to press controller for more flexible monitoring

July 16, 2012

Cieco Inc. has announced that the die protection module of its Automator II press controller now has up to 40 sensor inputs available. That's more than twice as many as originally offered and provides users with more flexible sensor monitoring capabilities, the company states. Each sensor can be...

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Slug retention unit prevents slugs from pulling during stamping -

Slug retention unit prevents slugs from pulling during stamping

July 12, 2012

Slugs that pull during a stamping operation can end up in the work zone and potentially damage either the stamped part or the die. DTC Products, a division of Dec Tool Corp., has developed a patented device, the Slug Retention Machine, that prevents slugs from pulling back onto the die block....

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Tooling forms hinges in punch press -

Tooling forms hinges in punch press

July 11, 2012

Fabricators can form many different types, lengths, and diameters of hinges for a variety of applications using hinge tooling from Mate Precision Tooling. The tooling forms hinges in mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel in thicknesses from 0.030 to 0.060 in., incorporating pin diameters...

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Automatic transmission die technology processes developed

May 29, 2012

Schuler has developed new techniques for producing automatic transmission components with advanced in-die processes such as spline forming with in-die rollers; roll forming with smaller in-die rollers; and segment forming for tall, thin components. The spline forming technology involves the...

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Tonnage monitor works with most press machines

April 16, 2012

Helm Instrument has introduced the PTM-4500 LoadGard tonnage monitor. It accepts input from up to six frame or in-die-mounted strain-gauge sensors. The monitor can be used with most press machines, including hydraulic, thermoforming, die cast, injection molding, and forging. Built-in alarms help...

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Deep-draw press handles large, deep parts -

Deep-draw press handles large, deep parts

April 5, 2012

The model 32-10-12SC deep-draw press from Triform Sheet Hydroforming offers precision forming of a variety of sheet metal parts not suited to traditional forming methods. The 10,000-PSI press features a 32-in.-dia. work area and a 13-in. maximum draw depth capacity. The press forms complex...

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Clamshell straightener allows simplified access to rollers -

Clamshell straightener allows simplified access to rollers

April 5, 2012

Coe Press Equipment offers a clamshell straightener designed for simplified access to the straightener rollers for inspection and cleaning. This head opening is helpful when running materials such as prepainted steel, aluminum, and stainless steels with critical finish requirements. The rolls...

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Tabletop grinders help keep turret press tooling sharp

March 15, 2012

Foremost Machinery Corp. offers Hunton vertical tabletop grinders for workplace sharpening of turret press tooling. According to the company, the grinders produce the same results as an automatic grinder. The handwheel is graduated in 0.001-in. increments. The grinders use a magnetic chuck for die...

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Tray-style sheet hydroforming presses made in U.S. -

Tray-style sheet hydroforming presses made in U.S.

March 5, 2012

Triform has announced that two of its tray-style sheet hydroforming presses are the first of their kind manufactured in the U.S. in more than 30 years. The fluid cell presses use high-pressure hydraulic fluid in a flexible rubber bladder to form sheet metal using a single tool. The presses...

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Stamping die design software add-on released

February 7, 2012

Logopress Corp. and its North American distributor, Accurate Die Design Inc., have released a Progressive Blank Companion add-on to the SolidWorks®-based Logopress3 software. The add-on allows metal stamping die designers to model the 3-D, complex-shaped, intermediate stages of a progressively...

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