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MetalForming Magazine

September 2019 Issue

Volume 53, Number 9


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Cover Article

Problem-Solving Press Feeds
by Joe Jancsurak
Two metal formers--one a Tier One and Two automotive supplier and the other, a manufacturer of door-trim hardware--with different manufacturing challenges arrive at the same solution: servo press feeds.

 

Articles

Dry-Film Lubricant Leads to Aha Moment
by Brad Kuvin
Life just became much easier for press operators and welders at this manufacturer of heavy-truck and trailer parts, thanks to the move to a dry-film lubricant applied to coil stock. The move eliminates oil and weld-spatter cleanup, and, management appreciates the less-than-1-yr. payback.
What's New in Nesting for Laser Cutting?
by Louis A. Kren
Powerful algorithms help deliver productivity-enhancing features such as improved estimating, lead-in optimization, part-in-part nesting and more.
Energy Market Report
by Louis A. Kren
Metal forming and fabricating power the energy sector and, in turn, the entire economy.
CD Welders for Advanced Materials
by Robert J. Donovan
Selecting the right capacitor discharge welder requires knowledge of the various types and their capabilities.
Hydraulic Presses: Better Than Ever
by Joe Jancsurak

 

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Sustainability and Social Responsibility
Editorial by Brad Kuvin
Growing Your Business: Know How Your Customer Uses Your Product
The Science of Forming by Daniel J. Schaeffler, Ph.D.
Modern Technologies for Metal Spinning
Tooling by Design by Peter Ulintz

 

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