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MetalForming Magazine

May 2014 Issue

Volume 48, Number 5

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Cover Article

The Proliferation of New Types and Grades of Advanced High Strength Steels
by Stuart Keeler
...have metalformers searching for shaping and joining solutions. Have no fearVersion 5.0 of the 400-plus page AHSS Application Guidelines is here, 5 yr. in the waiting, and it's chock full of answers to your forming and joining questions.



Designing for Dollars
In this game, the object is to save money while delivering a formable part through the right tooling. Die-design and simulation software can deliver the win.
Tackle Challenging Materials with Servo Presses
by Uwe Kreth
Leverage the numerous advantages of servo-press technology to stamp high-strength steels and aluminum alloys.
A Quick-Ship Prototype/Fabrication Plan
Flexibility, speed, accuracy and energy efficiency to bootthis Illinois OEM upgrades its inhouse metal-fabrication capabilities on the backs of new servo-electric punching and bending equipment.
The Secrets to Successful Resistance Fastener Welding
by Stephen Andrassy
Follow the advice offered here to successfully projection-weld nuts and studs and avoid cold welds and thread distortion.
Automated Deburring/Finishing Speeds Throughput
New abrasive technology delivers automated deburring and surface finishing in a single operation.



Speed, "Thinkering" and Compressing Quote to Cash
Editorial by Brad Kuvin
True AHSS Stress-Strain Curves
The Science of Forming by Stuart Keeler
Press Selection for Deep Drawing Higher Strength Materials
Tooling by Design by Tim Stephens
Business Real Estate: The Best (Tax-Wise) To Own It
Blackman on Taxes by Irv Blackman



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