May 8, 2007 | By Ron Demonet
Minimizing changeover times is accomplished with effective die change procedures and equipment. Applying quick die change basics is a necessity, such as standardizing die parameters and clamping, prestaging dies, and using proper tools and personnel.
July 12, 2005 | By Ron Demonet
Reducing die changeover times is mandatory to become a world-class stamping operation. The most practical way to accomplish it is through careful evaluation of pressroom needs, and the implementation of cost-effective die change equipment and procedures. In today's manufacturing environment, lean budgets are a way of life, which makes retrofitting die change equipment a cost-effective approach.