A technical expression for grinding the die steels in such a way as to minimize the tonnage that is required for blanking a part. In this process, an angle is ground on either the upper or lower die cutting steels to make the steel cut or slice the material like scissors, thereby reducing the maximum tonnage required to blank or cut a part.
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FABTECH reporter’s notebook: A contract metal fabrication metaphor, in tube - by Tim Heston Atlanta played host to FABTECH last week, when tens of thousands descended upon the Georgia World Congress Center. Most said they expected good times for 2015, but it's a complex business that requires careful coordination. A unique exoskeletal racecar on display last week proved to be an apt metaphor of metal fabrication at its best.
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