Pat Ontrop

Contributing Writer

Collect, recycle, reap the benefits -

Stamping | Articles | STAMPING Journal

Stamping lubrication: Collect, recycle, reap the benefits

November 7, 2011 | By Pat Ontrop

A recycling strategy shouldn’t be implemented in isolation but instead be part of a broader lubrication strategy. Shop managers should first determine what lubricant their stamped parts require; how and where this lubricant needs to be applied; and how part geometry affects lubricant usage and reclamation practices.

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Stamping | Articles

Using Monitoring Systems to Improve Stamping 'Batting Average'

May 4, 2004 | By Pat Ontrop

What do baseball players, weather forecasters, and typical stamping plants have in common? Most are less than 60 percent effective.

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