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A Simple Automotive Stamping Solution


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The Kenmode team developed a patent-pending process that took a machined component of a brake system and turned it into a metal stamping that was both more robust and much less expensive to produce. 

Precision Metal Stampings for the Automotive Industry

Making the Complex Simple for Automotive Stampings.

Throughout our history, Kenmode has served the automotive industry by streamlining the metal stamping parts design and production process, reducing complexity, and driving down costs and time-to-market.

With our broad range of capabilities - from micro-miniature automotive stampings with precious metals to production of large-gauge steel parts, Kenmode is a single source for a wide range of complex projects for the automotive industry.

Capabilities

Kenmode provides comprehensive metal stamping services from custom design and rapid prototyping through in-house tooling, production, and assembly with specific capabilities beneficial for automotive stamping applications:

  • 3D tool design
  • In-house tool build
  • Precision metal stamping
  • Bandoliering
  • In-die tapping
  • Exporting

Secondary Operations most appropriate for the automotive industry include:

  • Pre-plating and post-plating
  • Painting, e-coat, and other finishes
  • Custom packaging
  • Assembly in-die or out-of-die
  • Heat treating

Specialty Materials

Kenmode has experience working with a wide range of metal stamping materials especially those most often used by the automotive industry:

  • Red Metals
  • High-strength, low-alloy steel
  • Material thickness ranging from .0015 to .125+ 

Advanced Technology

Kenmode utilizes advanced technology to streamline metal stamping processes and achieve its goal of zero defects.

  • One of the largest Bruderer and Minster shops in North America
  • High-speed precision presses
  • In-die protection systems
  • Video inspection systems 

Quality Control

Kenmode is committed to mistake-proof metal stamping processes and complies with all auto industry standards related to parts production.

  • PPAP: Production Part Approval Process
  • APQP: Advanced Product Quality Planning
  • FMEA: Failure Mode Effect Analysis
  • Control Plans 

Automotive Custom Metal Stampings

Kenmode, an ISO/TS 16949:2009 certified metal stamping company, has been a trusted supplier to leading automobile manufacturers and Tier Suppliers for over 50 years.

Kenmode produces a wide range of precision metal stampings for the automotive industry:

  • Brackets
  • Brake Components
  • Engine Components
  • Hose Clamps
  • Interior and Exterior Lighting Components
  • Retainer Clips
  • Safety-Related Devices and Seat Belt
  •  Components
  • Transmission Components
  • Windshield Wiper Arms and System Components

Quality Assurance for the Automotive Industry

Kenmode is committed to mistake-proof processes and complies with all auto industry standards related to parts production.

  • PPAP: Production Part Approval Process
  • APQP: Advanced Product Quality Planning
  • FMEA: Failure Mode Effect Analysis
  • Control Plans