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January 10, 2011
The integrated approach to coil lines
This large, integrated, single-source coil line is installed at an automotive stamping company near Detroit.
An integrated approach to material forming is nothing new. For years manufacturers have worked to create stamping... Read more...
June 9, 2009
How to make the most of a press move
The success of a machinery move project will be determined by the management of five key stages: planning, dismantling, servicing, transporting, and installing.
In today's economy, machinery moves are on the rise. The impact of the... 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...
August 8, 2007
Maximize your capital equipment investment
Metalforming machinery is never purchased – it's an investment. And as with any investment, the ultimate objective is to maximize your return. In an ever-changing manufacturing environment, flexibility has emerged as the leading... Read more...
August 9, 2005
Judging the quick and the die
Overseas competition, high material costs, just-in-time schedules, demanding quality requirements, stringent safety standards, and industry consolidation are the forces driving trends in the quick die change industry, industry experts say.... Read more...
May 4, 2004
Using Monitoring Systems to Improve Stamping 'Batting Average'
Unlike baseball players who can continue to make millions of dollars if they can maintain a .300 batting average (only 30 percent effectiveness) and weather forecasters who are considered good if they are right only half of the time,... 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...
April 24, 2001
Common threads in workplace safety: How different committees work to ensure the health and safety of their workers
In an effort to address health and safety issues related to metal fabrication, many companies choose to form committees that research, implement, discuss, and suggest improvements for such topics. Although some may differ in their tactics,... Read more...