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Stamper Fills Order for Unusual Snap Ring

Monday, August 30, 2010
Evans Technology, East Providence, RI, specialists in miniature deep-drawn and flat stampings, recently completed an order for an unusual piece—a snap ring with a thin 0.010-in. opening and an OD of 0.1625 in., stamped from Type 305 stainless steel. The firm produced the first 300 parts in one week, using transfer-press tooling and custom secondary operations, then automated the process for the remainder of the 50,000-piece run. Learn more about the company at

Stamper’s New Servo-Feed Coil Line
Includes Traveling Upender

Monday, August 30, 2010
Royal Die and Stamping, Bensenville, IL, a stamper serving the automotive, electronics and telecommunications industries, has a new progressive feed line courtesy of Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, MI. The line can handle 8000-lb. coils of steel to 0.090 in. thick by 18 in. wide and 0.120 in. thick by 9 in. wide. Included is a ServoMaster SM1-18 servo feed, CPPS-250-18 power straightener controlled by a Coiltek ultrasonic loop control, and a Trabon automatic lubrication system. A traveling upender, with 18 in. of vertical lift and coil capacity to 60-in. OD, allows Royal to receive coils in the horizontal position. More about Coe’s equipment lineup at; Royal Die and Stamping is online at

Video Demonstrates Creation
of a Complex, 24-Station Prog Die

Friday, August 27, 2010
Accurate Die Design, New Berlin, WI, has created a 59-min. video demonstrating the creation of a 24-station strip layout for a complex box-terminal stamping. The video, posted to the company’s website, offers instruction on using die-design software for overbend and springback, and relaxed springback. It’s divided into eight smaller videos, each less than 8 min. long.


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