The first step in die design. In this planning phase, the part needing the new die is analyzed to determine the die configuration and the press requirements. The process consists of deciding the type and thickness of the material used in making the part, the part configuration, the dimensional tolerances of the part, the quantity of parts to be made, and the funds available for the project.
Hypertherm ‘Cut with Confidence’ 60 Seconds Video Contest
Here's Jim Colt telling us about a new video contest anyone with a Hypertherm product can easily enter. T-shirts for just entering and nice prizes, too. Check it out!
Metal fabrication ripe for consolidation, or not? - by Tim Heston Will the custom metal fabrication business become more consolidated in the years to come? It's hard today, but more than likely, it will depend on the fabricator's customer base.
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