James Kaszynski

Contributing Writer



Metals/Materials | Articles

Improving the performance of transfer dies

April 1, 2015 | By James Kaszynski

The use of high-strength work materials has dramatically increased the performance requirements on the stamping and forming tools. The selection of the proper tool steel grade at each transfer die station plays a large role in optimizing productivity. The tooling’s performance may be enhanced further with the addition of a coating.

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Stamping | Articles

Resisting cracking, deformation, and premature wear: Powder metallurgical steels provide an alternative to conventional tool steels

June 15, 2001 | By James Kaszynski

Want to know how powder metallurgical tool steels are produced and how their properties provide the material's toughness and wear resistance? Read on.

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