Metal Fabricating Glossary


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progressive die

 noun


Definitions

  1. A die in which two or more sequential operations are performed at two or more stations upon the work, which is moved from station to station. One operation is usually performed at each station. Can incorporate piercing, forming, extruding and drawing, and is usually applied to high quantity production runs.

External Resources

Wikipedia: progressive die

Internal Resources

Die Science: Stamping 101 - Die basics


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