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Designing and Building Metal Stamping Dies Oct 9-10, 2013

Location:
Holiday Inn Cleveland South Independence
6001 Rockside Rd.
Independence, OH 44131
Phone: 216-524-8050
Starts:
Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 7:30 AM EST
Ends:
Thursday, October 10, 2013, 4:00 PM EST
For more information, contact (PMA Technical Programming Manager)
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Event Details

October 9 - Day One
 

Die Types, Die Quoting, Processing and Sourcing
Jeff Bennett, President, Tool Planners Inc.

  • Challenges facing today’s die builders and stampers
  • Die components, terms and functions
  • Interpreting request for quotes
  • Die and press specifications
  • Tools and techniques for planning dies
  • Flat blanks, nesting and creating the die concept drawing
  • Die cost estimating and pricing
  • Guidelines for successful die sourcing
  • Die planning and estimating examples 

Processing the Part
Pete Ulintz, Advance Product Engineering Manager, Anchor Manufacturing Group, Inc.

  • Material properties and their affect on part processing
  • Part processing (single stage dies)
  • Progressive-die strip development
  • Die strip ranking and evaluation methods

Die Design and Forming Simulation Technologies
Ray Proeber, President, Accurate Die Design, Inc.

  • The secret to a successful design and build project
  • Simulation software from basic one-step to multiple stage incremental
  • Pros and cons of parametric versus non-parametric die design
  • Automating the die design process and eliminating (yes, eliminating) errors
  • Stop wasting time on the mundane and focus on the important things
  • Attract and train bright young employees with interesting technologies

Cutting and Punching the Part
Nick Tarkany, Sales Manager, Nissin Precision North America, Inc. 

  • What happens to the metal, the die and the press when a punch forces the material to fracture during the punching of holes and trimming operations
  • Reducing shock loads and wear
  • What can be done to control burrs

Designing Dies for Ease of Maintenance
Pete Ulintz, Advance Product Engineering Manager, Anchor Manufacturing Group, Inc.

  • Four types of maintenance
  • Design tips that reduce maintenance costs
  • Causes of unnecessary die maintenance
  • Product design guidelines

October 10 - Day Two

Deep Draw
Pete Ulintz, Advance Product Engineering Manager, Anchor Manufacturing Group, Inc. 

  • Deep drawing fundamentals: cups and boxes
  • Deep drawing in progressive dies
  • Deep drawing irregular shapes
  • How draw beads work
  • Controlling springback

Tool Steel:  Properties and Performance
Gary Maddock, Technical  Manager, Zapp Tooling Alloys, Inc.

  • Types of tool steels available
  • Comparison of major tool steel properties
  • Relating tool steel properties to tool performance
  • Selecting tool steels for upgrading performance
  • Addressing tool failure problems
  • Heat treating and surface treating issues

Bending, Forming and Flanging
Pete Ulintz, Advance Product Engineering Manager, Anchor Manufacturing Group, Inc.

  • Bending and wiping dies
  • Rotary forming
  • Forming shrink flanges and stretch flanges
  • Forming curls
  • Flanged holes and hole extrusions

Presses, Press Tonnage and Press Energy
Pete Ulintz, Advance Product Engineering Manager, Anchor Manufacturing Group, Inc.

  • Flatteners, straighteners and levelers
  • Press force versus press energy
  • Press types: How they affect force and energy
  • Calculating force and energy requirements
  • Selecting the correct press
  • Servo-mechanical press technology

Agenda

October 9
7:30 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. – Presentation
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Presentation
4:30 p.m. – Adjourn
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Cocktail reception with presenters

October 10
7:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. – Presentation
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Presentation
4:00 p.m. – Adjourn

Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks will be provided on both days.

Registration Information

 
PMA Member   $640 – 1st person, $440 – Each add’l person(s)

Nonmember    $840 – 1st person, $640 – Each add’l person(s)
 

Seminar Location and Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn Cleveland South Independence
6001 Rockside Rd.
Independence, OH  44131
216-524-8050 ext 298

Please call the hotel directly to make a room reservation. Reference Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) to receive the special rate of $95. PMA rate is available through September 13, 2013. Reservations made after this date are subject to availability. Free internet and parking.

Complementary airport shuttle to and from Cleveland - Hopkins International Airport (CLE).