September 19, 2014
|George A. Mitchell Co. appoints director of sales and engineering
George A. Mitchell Co., Youngstown, Ohio, a producer of push pointing equipment and cold forming equipment for the tube industry, has appointed Craig...
August 12, 2008
|Tube prep for the drawing step
Pointing, sometimes called tagging or swaging, is a process that reduces a tube's end to permit it to pass through a draw die for a drawing operation. After the tube end goes through the draw die, gripper jaws converge on the point to begin the draw operation. Push pointing is accomplished by gripping a tube and advancing pointing dies over the end, resulting in a reduced end diameter.