Tag: tooling

21

Sep2017
When people think of PTM, they tend to think of parts, and the design, tooling, and fabrication processes associated with them. That’s understandable: Parts of all types and sizes are the core of our business, and the basis for our reputation. But we don’t just know how to make parts ... Read More
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14

Sep2017
Tooling is an important process in the production of automobiles. Think about all the unique parts that come into play when a manufacturer creates a functioning vehicle. Each of those parts is a piece of the puzzle that comes together to design your automobile. From the fender to the deck ... Read More

12

Nov2012

TRIPLE TOOL LIFE

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TRIPLE TOOL LifeThere are tooling costs, and then there are tooling costs Historically, running 410 stainless in our fourslide department (more on fourslides here) went something like this; monitoring the produced parts for burrs. As they increase in size, shut down, sharpen the tool, restart / repeat until production run is complete.  In this ... Read More

14

Sep2012

DIE BASICS

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DIE BASICSA Beginners Guide To Stamping Dies The art of metal forming is a pretty complex and complicated process. A good working knowledge of the dies used to form sheet metal can be very helpful when discussing your next project.  This article is intended to give a high level overview of metal forming, ... Read More