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Designing an Economical Blank for Precision Metal Stampings

Designing an Economical Blank for Precision Metal Stampings

When designing metal blanks for precision metal stamping, there are a few guidelines to follow for the most economical results. Below, you’ll find some of these guidelines. These are tried-and-true best practices we’ve discovered in our over 90 years of metal stamping. GUIDELINES FOR BLANK DESIGN MINIMUM PRACTICAL SECTION THICKNESS Minimum practical

In The News SEPT 2022

In The News SEPT 2022

During the last week of August 2022, David Fenske, CEO of Dayton Rogers participated in the Be the Change Golf Tournament to raise funds for programs involving employment for “second chance” individuals. Dayton Rogers is proud of our involvement to train and develop employees at all stages! His interview captured

4 Key Considerations When Designing for Laser Cutting

4 Key Considerations When Designing for Laser Cutting

Lasers are a popular choice for short-run stampings or more precise parts. While lasers in many ways make manufacturing simpler, there are some unique considerations you need to make before designing a part for laser cutting. In addition to production economics, precision, and edge condition, consider these characteristics of laser-produced

THE RED BOOK AT A GLANCE: LASER CUTTING AND CONSIDERATIONS

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.

THE RED BOOK AT A GLANCE: DIMENSIONING PRACTICES

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

Dayton Rogers Adds Value for Customers Through Launch of New Website

Dayton Rogers Adds Value for Customers Through Launch of New Website

May 2, 2022 – The Dayton Rogers team is excited to announce that their new corporate website is set to launch the first week of May 2022. The process of designing and developing the new website began in Q4 2021, when Dayton Rogers leadership saw an opportunity to better support

The Red Book at a Glance: Styles of Embossing

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

The Red Book at a Glance: Formed Stamping

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

The Red Book at a Glance: Punched Holes

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

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