Stamping is used as a general term to cover all pressworking operations on sheet metal; it is not confined to forming and drawing processes. The stamping of parts from sheet metal is a straightforward operation in which the metal is shaped or cut through deformation by shearing, punching, drawing, stretching, bending, or coining.
CS Unitec's Surface Finisher - Linear Grinder - Model PTX Eco Smart
The PTX Eco Smart is a multi-functional grinding and polishing system for flat surfaces and open or closed pipe constructions. Grind from coarse to very fine finishes, and burnish to a high-gloss finish. Work with stainless steel, steel and nonferrous metals (aluminum, brass, bronze and copper), wood, and rigid plastic.
Rising dollar doesn't diminish U.S. manufacturing might - by Dan Davis A rising dollar could make it tougher for U.S. manufacturers to export goods, but the metal fabricating community shouldn't suffer too much. Overseas customers buy metal goods from U.S. manufacturers for a very good reason.
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