Metal Stamping Insights

Latest tips, trends and best practices in the metal stamping industry

January 30, 2023
Automated vs Manual Self-Clinching Fastener Insertion

Technology has become ingrained in our daily lives, making how we live, work and play easier and more enjoyable with each new innovation that ...

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July 22, 2019
Is Progressive Die Stamping or Transfer Die Stamping Best for Your Next Precision Metal Stamping Project?

If you’re responsible for designing or buying precision metal stamped parts, it’s important to understand when to use progressive die stamping versus ...

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December 4, 2018
How Precision Metal Stampers Use 3D Simulation Software to Design Tooling

Today’s precision metal stampers are turning to sophisticated 3D simulation software to produce high quality parts.

April 18, 2017
Automotive OEMs Save Big with Switch to Metal Stamping

Automotive manufacturers and their suppliers can see significant reductions in piece prices by working with metal stamping engineers to determine ...

August 4, 2016
Ensuring Quality in Metal Stampings from Start to Finish: 13 Critical Steps to Ensure Metal Stamping Success (Steps 8-13)

Manufacturers who require precision metal stampings can benefit from understanding how to optimize the metal stamping process and reduce costs. This ...

June 29, 2016
Planning Can Save Production Time and Costs: 13 Critical Steps to Ensure Metal Stamping Success (Steps 4-7)

In the first part in this series, Metal Stampings Can Impact Your Bottom Line, we covered the first three of 13 critical steps to ensure success in ...

April 7, 2016
Progressive Stamping vs. Fine Blanking: Three questions OEMs Should Ask

For manufacturers who require precision parts with tight tolerances, it can pay to compare the options for manufacturing processes. Although fine ...

November 4, 2014
How Tight of a Tolerance Do You Need for Your Metal Stamping?

How tight of a tolerance do you need for your metal stamping? That’s a good question. The answer isn’t complex, nor is it simple and straightforward. 

June 10, 2014
Prevent Inventory Shortages - Consider Material Lead Times

Due to the uptick in business and the prior slowdown at the mills, we are seeing precision metal stamping material lead-times increasing ...