Selected articles from the December 2010 issue available online:

Opti-bend Parts

Specialty tooling pushes the limits of the turret punch press

December 13, 2010

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Advancements in turret punch presses have paved the way for specialty tool innovations that allow fabricators to produce high-quality parts using fewer secondary operations.

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DIEVESTIGATION: Deep-drawing and stretching variables – Part II

December 13, 2010

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This article continues the discussion of deep-drawing and stretching variables begun in Part I by describing friction, thermal expansion, metal topography, and forming speeds and how they affect metal forming operations.

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