Driving Shop Productivity with the Right Punches and Dies

Tool failure is a stamping operation’s No. 1 enemy. Selecting the right tool steels, coatings, surface enhancements, and designs can increase productivity and quality.


Productivity can make or break a shop. Behind safety, productivity should be top-of-mind for design engineers and tool room maintenance personnel when building or refurbishing dies. The metal stamping industry offers a wide-variety of options, each with its own pros and cons, making product purchasing decisions a daunting task.

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March 08, 2018