Selected articles from September/October 2013 issue published on TheFabricator.com:
Designing a production system that produces at a rate that matches customer demand can reduce waste. Right-sized equipment is sized to match customer demand, eliminating the waste associated with overproduction.
In general, troubleshooting of in-die fastening should focuses on four key aspects: the fasteners, the feed system, the in-die tools, and the control system
To stamp out the hidden costs of stamping lubrication, first keep everything consistent. Second, apply it right. Third, don’t forget disposal. And fourth, get lubricant to the press efficiently.
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