Tuesday, November 19

8:00-10:00 a.m.

  • Engineering Optimum Sheetmetal Stamping Costs: Blank, Tools, Presses
  • On Tuesday morning, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., take in a technical session titled, Leveling—Making Material Flat.
    Material handling: Requirements and Variations on the Job

a. Coil Processing Enhancement Features

b. Big to Small, Scrap to Parts, Moving Metals in Your Plant

  • Leveling: Making Material Flat
  • Press Brake Safety: Changes to ANSI B11/3-2012 Explained
  • Automated Deburring, with Tech Tour
  • Building a Competency-Based Training and Development Program (8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • Advances in Stamping Technology

a. Comparative Analysis of Hydraulic, Mechanical and Servo Press Drive Systems

b. New Blanking Technologies on the Horizon

  • New developments in waterjet cutting is the subject of a technical session slated for Tuesday morning, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    New Developments in Waterjet Cutting
  • Coil Processing from Start to Finish
  • Practical Approach to Developing a Strategic Plan
  • Advancements in Welded Tube Production

1:30-3:30 p.m.

  • In-Die Value-Added Assembly

a. Gaining a Competitive Advantage through In-Die Fastener Installation

b. In-Die/In-Tool Welding of Hardware and Assemblies

  • Achieving an Excellent Powder Coat Finish
  • Bending and Forming Technology
  • Maintenance for the Job Shop
  • Lean Tools: Value-Stream Mapping —Addressing the Differences Between the Office and the Shop Floor
  • Workforce Recruitment Strategies

Wednesday, November 20

8:00-10:00 a.m.

  • Regulatory Compliance

a. OSHA Compliant Stamping Press Inspections—How and Why

b. Green Fluid Technology for Metal Stamping

  • Innovations in Plasma Cutting
  • Automation: Robotic Material Handling for Lean High Mix/Low Volume Shops
  • Lean Tools: Quick Changeover and TPM
  • Marketing for Fabricators
  • Workforce: Preparing Next Gen Leaders

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • Slated for Tuesday afternoon, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Maintenance for the Job Shop
    Traceability and Production Efficiency

a. Traceability in Metalforming Using RFID Technologies

b. Increasing Production Efficiency Using Machine Mount and Distributed I/O

  • Lean Tools: 5S Workplace Organization and Standardization
  • Workforce: Boost Performance Through Employee Engagement

1:30-3:30 p.m.

  • Game-Changing Technology to Increase Productivity

a. Frictionless Metalforming with Water

b. Expanded Markets for Stamped Parts by Adoption of Advanced Technologies

  • Is Powder Coat Over E-Coat Right for You?
  • Punch Press Technology, with Tech Tour
  • Grow Your Business Using the Web and Social Media
  • Principles of Tube Bending

Thursday, November 21

8:00-10:00 a.m.

  • Deep Draw Technologies

a. Proportional Pressure Controls

b. Case Study: Deep Draw Filter Can Line at Baldwin Filters

  • Laser Scanning
  • Strategically Growing Business in North America
  • Corrosion of Welds: Causes and Cures (8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) MF
Industry-Related Terms: Hardware, LASER, Punch Press, Scrap, Stainless Steel, Edge, Forming, Bending, Blank, Blanking, Case, Coat, Die, Draw
View Glossary of Metalforming Terms

Technologies: CNC Punching

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