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More than just a metalforming company, Composidie banks on its expertise in die design and build to produce dies that require near-zero clearances.
Read on for an overview of this dependable low-profile market segment, its unique characteristics and demands and how its suppliers stay successful.
In search of production flexibility, custom metalformer Luitink Mfg. Co. finds it by automating an 800-ton progressive-die press to stamp parts on a kanban system targeting one- and two-week intervals.
Die designers routinely employ finite-element analysis (FEA) for forming analysis or die simulation, but FEA data can provide much more. Using FEA incremental applications, this company simulates part surface-finish quality and more.
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