METAL STAMPING INSIGHTS

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

July 27, 2022

Why Copper is Ideal for Industrial Use

When you think of copper, you may immediately imagine a penny or the Statue of Liberty with its well-known green patina. Copper is far more than a decorative metal, though. Copper, with its...

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June 22, 2022

Deciding if Aluminum is Suitable for a Metal Stamped Part

Choosing the appropriate metal for your stamped part can be tricky. In some cases, there are parts that could be made from several different materials. It’s important to compare materials to...

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May 4, 2022

Choosing the Right Metal Stamping Material

Precision metal stamping is one of the most popular manufacturing processes for various industrial applications because it is quick, accurate, and repeatable as well as being a versatile,...

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January 12, 2022

2022 Forecast for Metal Stamping Materials

The price of nearly every design and construction material or component you can imagine went through increases in 2021. Unfortunately, if you were looking for relief heading into 2022, you won’t find...

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June 15, 2015

Designing the Metal Stamping Strip to Minimize the Use of Precious Metals

Manufacturers in the automotive, electronics, telecommunications and medical device industries are among the leading users of precious metals such as gold and palladium in critical parts. Gold is...

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October 5, 2011

Silver May be Low-Cost Solution for Plating Electronic Connector Stampings

Not long ago we featured a blog article about the use of palladium as an alternative to gold for plating electronic components due to the rising cost of gold.  It's Time to Consider Palladium for...

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June 1, 2010

It's Time to Consider Palladium for Electronics Plating -- Again.

Author:  Vince Azzano, Director of Technical Sales, Precision Plating Company

Fabricated gold prices are at an all-time high, and traders and analysts are still largely bullish on gold’s outlook for...

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