Dieology LLC

8579 River Oak Circle
Greenville, MI 48838

Phone: 616-225-2170
Fax: 616-225-2158

www.dieology.com

Sales Contact
Art Hedrick - Owner
dieology@pathwaynet.com
616-225-2170

Recent Content on TheFabricator.com for Dieology LLC

Article
July 7, 2016
Die Science: How many hits does it take to get to the end of a tool’s life?
Recently I was asked at a training session to state the average life of a stamping die. The person asking was from the costing department of a large...
Article
June 16, 2016
Reading progressive die strip — Part II
Editor's Note: This is the second part of a two-part article about reading progressive-die strips. Part I, which appeared in the May issue, covered...
Article
June 16, 2016
Die Science: Developing forming dies - Part III
Editor's Note: This is third installment of a three-part series that discusses die development for producing nonuniform, contoured parts by breaking...
Article
June 16, 2016
Die Science: Developing forming dies - Part II
Editor's Note: This is first installment of a three-part series that discusses die development for producing nonuniform, contoured parts by breaking...
Article
June 16, 2016
Die Science: Solving punch breakage problems - Part III
Numerous factors contribute to the premature failure of piercing and cutting punches. In addition to problems with the punches, such as tool steel or problems caused by EDM and grinding, the press can cause problems through deflection, and bridge strippers also can cause punch breakage.
Article
June 16, 2016
Die Science: Designing dies 2-D or 3-D?
Both 2-D and 3-D die design packages have advantages and disadvantages, which are discussed here, but true success lies in the designer's ability, not the software's.
Article
June 8, 2016
Die Science: Fundamentals of drawing
Columnist Art Hedrick goes back to basics about drawing, offering a comparison of drawing and casting, an explanation of flow and control.
Article
March 4, 2016
Die Science: Understanding deep-drawing and stretching variables for best results
Numerous variables affect the success of a deep-drawing or stretching process. Some are major and some minor, but you’ll need to take all into...
Article
January 7, 2016
Die Science: How to destroy a die in 7 easy steps (or, how to work every Sunday)
Art Hedrick applies humor to a not-so-funny problem.
Article
January 6, 2016
Die Science: How to destroy a press
It’s amazing how many stampers and tool and die shops negate the importance of the press. Shops often “maintain” a press when it stops working....

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