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.
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!
Chipping away at fabricating success - by Dan Davis If you walk into a fabrication shop today, you more than likely are going to see a machining center on the shop floor. It's not that these shops are chasing machining work; they are just looking to add more manufacturing services to win more business from their current customer base.
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