Monthly Archives: August 2018

Coil Fed Laser Blanking coming to SET Chicago

Blanking Without Dies at SET Enterprises using coil-fed strip using Schuler’s Dynamic Flow Technology Continue reading

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Stamping Higher-Strength Steels Seminar – Sept 12/13 in Nashville

Join me, PMA, IRMCO, and Coe Press to learn what makes higher strength steels different and learn some strategies to process them effectively. Continue reading

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FMEA Failure Modes & Effects Analysis in Sheet Metal Forming

Dimensional variability. Random splits. Surface waves. Any of these can cause big production headaches. Scrambling to fix the problems can lead to a host of other issues.  See my article on FMEA Failure Modes & Effects Analysis in the January … Continue reading

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Terms in the Sheet Metal Industry

You might think that you know what you’re asking for, but when talking with your supplier, it’s important that you both use the same language to be sure you’ll get what you need. See my article on the meanings of … Continue reading

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Limitations of Ordering AISI 1008/1010

Not getting what you need from your 1008/1010 #steel? Read about the limitations of ordering AISI 1008/1010, and why you might need to change to something like SAE J2329 for more consistent performance – March 2018 issue of @Metalforming from … Continue reading

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