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April 22, 2013
The growth of the servo-driven press
A technician dials in a setup on a servo press. With its programmable stroke, the press has opened up possibilities in metal forming. Photo courtesy of Schuler Incorporated.
A metal part from NUCAP, a global stamping supplier of... Read more...
January 6, 2012
What makes a stamper stand out?
Servo-powered mechanical presses and traditional flywheel mechanical presses are governed by the same principles of tonnage and energy; however, servo technology presents a new level of programmability. Servo presses can control... Read more...
January 15, 2008
The science behind the servo press
A Komatsu H2F series servo press line stamps perforated sheets for the backs of plasma TVs. This press is programmed to form each part with multiple strokes, eliminating the need for a traditional progressive-die setup. In stamping, when you... Read more...
November 8, 2005
Reality TV: Frame-making in the U.S.
The A member of the CRT frame is a roll formed strip of chromium molybdenum steel, and the B member is a cold-rolled steel tube cut and bent for the application. When brought together, they form the CRT frame for the front of a television.... Read more...
July 12, 2005
Beyond Tool and Die
BTD made its first investments in tube fabricating equipment, including a BLM-Adige 803D tube laser cutting system, in 2003. Now tube fabricating accounts for roughly 15 percent of its total business.
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October 12, 2004
Servo-driven mechanical presses meet HSS head-on
Servo press technology allows extensive control of slide speed (velocity) and motion (dwell) in any direction and at any point in the stroke, and it delivers constant energy, regardless of the slide speed. Because slide speed is linked... Read more...
April 6, 2004
Sizing up servo presses
For example, progressive or transfer applications that require forming, coining, or blanking of high-strength alloys or dual-phase materials with critical tolerances at production speeds of 20 to 100 strokes per minute (SPM) can benefit from... Read more...
June 27, 2002
Evolution of the beast
Photos courtesy of Komatsu America Industries, Wood Dale, Illinois. Described as a big hammer, a beast, and a cookie cutter, mechanical presses have been the underappreciated workhorses of stamping operations. While the physics of the presses... Read more...