…from high-speed presses operating at JAE Oregon, a manufacturer of electrical contacts for the automotive industry. Also boosting productivity: successfully transitioning a great deal of its tooling-related maintenance from corrective maintenance to predictive/preventive.
Industrial Automation Tool Changers allow for quick and easy changing
of press tooling and transfer equipment. ATI offers a wide selection of
Tool Changer models to cover a variety of applications. Key features
include: Excellent repeatability, high rigidity, and a lightweight and
President David Klotz joined the Destiny of Manufacturing podcast to
discuss how metal formers have dealt with COVID-19, how the industry
will look one to five years into the future, and the increasing
importance of training.
As part of our continues growth into meeting the demand for automated manufacturing solutions and today’s fight to reduce the spreading of COVID-19, MJC Engineering & Technology is now a distributor for UVD Robots. The UVD Robot is a fully autonomous mobile platform emitting concentrated UV-C Light onto high, medium or low touch surfaces in support of normal cleaning routines. Call MJC Engineering for a product demo at your facility.
New for 2021, PMA’s Metal Stamping and Tool & Die Conference, scheduled for January 26-27, 2021, in Nashville, TN, is adding a program on lubrication technology. The conference will feature keynote presentations and breakout educational sessions on stamping, tool and die, and lubrication.
T.J. Snow now offers an online alternative to its popular resistance welding seminars. Learning modules have been adapted to suit an online, interactive environment. Classes can be adapted to fit any company’s specific applications and needs, including content customization as well as start time and class duration. Call (423) 894-6234 for more info.
forces are not distributed evenly across the press slide, the press
slide will tip and move laterally in the direction of the greatest
force. If this movement occurs while punches are engaged with other die
components, excessive wear or die damage may occur. Damage and wear
increases maintenance costs and compromises dimensional consistency of
the stampings being produced. When off-center loads exceed press
capacity, wear and damage to the press also can occur.
& Die Racks reduce downtime and damage to costly manufacturing
equipment by providing vertical storage capacity with high-strength
shelves engineered to handle loads exceeding 80,000 lbs. Optimize your
operations by maximizing floor space, enhancing safety and increasing
through-put with Dexco racks.
servo presses offer the latest in direct drive motor and control
technology, combined with unique frame designs and features. The slide
motion programmability gives stampers the ability to optimize
production, work with advanced materials, reduce secondary operations,
and extend tooling maintenance intervals. Multiple servo presses are
always in stock for quick delivery.
options exist to increase the strength and hardness of steel. In most
engineered applications, however, strength is not the only important
Heating Helps Forming, Part 2: Warm and Hot Forming of Aluminum
Aluminum, with approximately one-third the density of steel, long has
been known for its lightweighting potential in automotive and aerospace
applications. Warm and hot forming improve formability of aluminum sheet
or increase the strength of the final part.
Progressive Blank Companion helps the user create the intermediate
stages of a complex shaped stamped part by doing only partial
"unforming" of select areas of the complex shaped part in minutes instead of hours or days.
these times of high unemployment, it is critical for you to keep your
best employees from leaving. Even if you're not the highest paying
employer in your area, you need strategies to create a workplace culture
the Women in Manufacturing (WiM) Association on Monday, December 14
during its first-ever Virtual Career Fair. Connect with qualified job
seekers from across the country while gaining a competitive edge over
other companies seeking similar candidates. Learn more and register as a hiring company or job seeker.