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January 10, 2011
The integrated approach to coil lines
An integrated approach to material forming is nothing new. For years manufacturers have worked to create stamping systems from available coil line components, but achieving effective integration often has been limited by high initial costs,... Read more...
June 9, 2009
How to make the most of a press move
In today's economy, machinery moves are on the rise. The impact of the recession on manufacturing forces stamping companies to do a number of things to be cost-competitive.
Presses may be moved around a plant for a more efficient layout... Read more...
January 15, 2008
The science behind the servo press
In stamping, when you get right down to it, it's not about tonnage. It's about maximizing energy, or the machine's ability to deliver tonnage, where it's needed most: between the die and workpiece. And until recently the only way to increase... 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 attribute... 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
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 haven't changed—they produce energy needed to force the tooling to... 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...