STAMPING Journal®

January/February 2002

STAMPING Journal® is the only industrial publication dedicated solely to serving the needs of the metal stamping market. In 1987 the American Metal Stamping Association broadened its horizons and renamed itself and its publication, known then as Metal Stamping. Print subscriptions are free to qualified stamping professionals in North America.


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Selected articles from the January/February 2002 issue available online:

Warm forming of aluminum alloys

January 31, 2002

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Federal government and U.S. automakers to develop technologies for a newgeneration of vehicles to triple fuel efficiency without sacrificing performance, affordability, or safety.

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The HOW, WHAT, and WHY of liquid impact forming

January 24, 2002

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Liquid impact forming, a patented process developed by Greenville Tool & Die Co., Greenville, Mich., uses a conventional stamping press with a liquid medium to manufacture parts that otherwise would require hydroforming.

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A Case For Scrap Chopping

January 10, 2002

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This article describes applications for chopping scrap from stamping operations and how to use recycling for cost containment -- as opposed to to profit building -- through more concentrated scrap hauling, better use of floor space, and enhanced employee safety.

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Getting a handle on scrap removal

January 10, 2002

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The ability to efficiently remove scrap from production areas affects the production up time and cost of production. Therefore, scrap removal should be part of the production planning process.

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Press feed options for stampers

January 10, 2002

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The two basic press feed types commonly in use today are roll feeds and gripper feeds. Roll feeds, as the name implies, use rollers to move the material into the tool, while gripper feeds employ gripping clamps and a linear motion to move the strip.

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