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MetalForming Magazine

May 2019 Issue

Volume 53, Number 5

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Cover Article

Sim. Software Shines for Transfer-Die Designer
by Louis A. Kren
The ability to see the entire transfer system in motion, and plug in press settings and transfer curves, yields output improvements to 20 percent.



Selecting Sensors
by Joe Jancsurak
An industry expert shares some do's and don'ts when it comes to sensors.
Automating Flow via Robots
by Joe Jancsurak
With more than 3000 system installs throughout North America, robotic integrator Acieta knows a thing or two about automating the movement of materials and fabricated parts. Here they pass along examples of how automation has helped manufacturers streamline operations.
Waterjets: Much Needed Flexibility for Aftermarket Work
Abrasive waterjet cutting shines on job-shop production of complex parts where traditional cutting processes and tools would erode profitability.
Metalformers and Fabricators Pay Attention: Use Data to Drive Daily Decisions
by Brad Kuvin
The Greening of Resistance Welding
by Tom Snow



Andon? There's an App for That
Introduction to Strain Analysis: Generating the Thinning Limit Curve from the Forming Limit Curve
The Science of Forming by Daniel J. Schaeffler, Ph.D.
Four-Slide Tooling
Tooling by Design by Peter Ulintz



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