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THE RED BOOK AT A GLANCE: LASER CUTTING AND CONSIDERATIONS

In our last blog, we dove into Chapters 27 & 28 of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the “Red Book.” Industry leaders recognize our “Red Book” as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapters 27 & 28 taught us about the dimensioning practices for turret press and press brakes. Now, join us as we THE RED BOOK AT A GLANCE: LASER CUTTING AND CONSIDERATIONS

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THE RED BOOK AT A GLANCE: DIMENSIONING PRACTICES

In our last blog, we dove into Chapters 25 & 26 of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the “Red Book.” Industry leaders recognize our “Red Book” as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapters 25 & 26 taught us about the measurement and limits of burrs and flatness. Now, join us as we take a THE RED BOOK AT A GLANCE: DIMENSIONING PRACTICES

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The Red Book at a Glance: Styles of Embossing

In our last blog, we dove into Chapter 13 of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the “Red Book,” which industry leaders recognize as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapter 13 taught us about punched holes. Now, join us as we take a closer look at styles of embossing in Chapter 19! Styles of Embossing Specification The Red Book at a Glance: Styles of Embossing

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The Red Book at a Glance: Formed Stamping

In our last blog, we dove into the sixth chapter of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the “Red Book,” which industry leaders recognize as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapter Six taught us about punched holes. Now, join us as we take a closer look at extruded holes in Chapter Thirteen! Elements of Formed Stampings The Red Book at a Glance: Formed Stamping

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The Red Book at a Glance: Punched Holes

Definition of Punched Holes Identification of these punched holes can provide the basis for determining the inspection parameters. Roll-over is the natural consequence of the punching process, the mechanical properties of the material being punched, and the die application of techniques employed. Specification and Measurement of Punched Holes Dimension feature size limits only. Feature size The Red Book at a Glance: Punched Holes

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The Red Book at a Glance: Piercing Round Holes

In our last blog, we dove into the forth chapter of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the “Red Book,” which industry leaders recognize as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapter Four taught us about blank design. Now, join us as we take a closer look at piercing round holes in Chapter Five! To pierce holes The Red Book at a Glance: Piercing Round Holes

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The Red Book at a Glance: Blank Design

In our last blog, we dove into the third chapter of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the “Red Book,” which industry leaders recognize as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapter Three taught us about edge conditions. Now, join us as we take a closer look at blank designs in Chapter Four! A blanking die produces a The Red Book at a Glance: Blank Design

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The Red Book at a Glance: Edge Conditions

In our last blog, we dove into the second chapter of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the “Red Book,” which industry leaders recognize as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapter Two taught us about tolerances and how they vary for Short Run Metal Stampings according to the part’s design. Now, join us as we The Red Book at a Glance: Edge Conditions

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The Red Book at a Glance: Tolerances

In our last blog, we dove into the first chapter of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the “Red Book,” which industry leaders recognize as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapter One taught us how to use short-run stampings and compared the process to typical fabrication methods in terms of technique and price.  Now, join The Red Book at a Glance: Tolerances

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Metal Stamping 101: How It Works & Types

Metal stamping has been a critical component of the manufacturing industry since the industrial revolution. In fact, one of its earliest use cases was in Germany to produce frames and handlebars for bicycles. Since then, it has evolved into an essential part of the production of parts and components for a wide variety of industries Metal Stamping 101: How It Works & Types

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