Herb Kamphausen

Contributing Writer
Metal fx
Herb Kamphausen is a manufacturing engineer with an emphasis in tooling, stamping, and D.F.M. He has more than 20 years of experience in tool and die design and building. Metalfx is a full service sheet metal fabricator. primarily for the electronics and telecommunications industry. The company's services range from prototype to soft tool production all the way through production stamping.

Stamping | Articles | STAMPING Journal

Saving time and reducing waste with quick die change

May 4, 2004 | By Herb Kamphausen

Quick die change is not just a way of setting up dies; it's a mindset for the elimination of waste.

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Safety | Articles

Stamp of Approval: Full-court press safety: How to maintain an effective safety program end to end

August 23, 2001 | By Herb Kamphausen

If you want a safe press operation, look beyond the machinery. Don't be surprised to find the keys to a good safety program well outside the confines of the pressroom.

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Stamping | Articles

Troubleshooting your stamping operation

April 24, 2001 | By Herb Kamphausen

A common thread runs through all effective troubleshooting approaches: the skill of observation. Learn to use it to your advantage.

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