METAL STAMPING INSIGHTS

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

August 6, 2019

Progressive Stamping Delivers High Speed Production and Lower Costs

Progressive die stamping is a high-volume, high-performance metal stamping process that uses progressive dies, which perform multiple operations in one die, often in one pass of the press, which can...

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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.

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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 three-part blog series covers the 13 steps that...

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December 14, 2015

Using Multiple-Up Dies for Metal Stamping to Save Money and Boost Volume

Designing the metal stamping die to produce a new precision part is one of the most important steps to ensuring long-term success in production. Depending on the manufacturer’s requirements for the...

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November 11, 2015

Metal Stamping Sensors Boost Efficiency, Quality

In precision metal stamping, every stroke of the press exerts tremendous pressure on the metal being formed, which can lead to unpredictable problems over time, unless sensors are in place. Parts can...

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October 14, 2014

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Running Metal Stamping Family Dies

Family tooling is a method in which a manufacturer designs and builds a die that is able to simultaneously produce multiple components in different configurations. Family tooling is widely used, and...

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September 2, 2014

Why a Single-Source Metal Stamping Company Might Be the Right Decision

When a metal stamping company develops your product from design through production in-house, there's a greater chance you'll get your parts on time and on budget.

 

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January 15, 2013

Move It or Lose It. How to Smoothly Transfer Tools to a New Metal Stamping Supplier

From economic downturns to natural disasters to industrial accidents, the huge upheavals in the global manufacturing supply chain in recent years have brought the importance of the steady supply of...

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