Technical Programming


Deep Draw Technology Virtual Seminar

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Virtual Seminar | 12:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET

Get the Tools You Need to Improve Performance

PMA’s technical seminar has gone virtual. Pack your lunch and join our three experts as they deliver enlightening presentations!


Discover how sheet metal strength and thickness, forming speeds, surface coatings, lubricant types, die design, tool steel selection and heat treatment affect part formability, process performance and die life in deep-drawing applications.

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Webinar topics include:

  • Tooling design principles for deep drawing and redrawing cylindrical parts
  • Guidelines for drawing and redrawing box shells
  • Development steps for drawing irregular-shaped parts
  • Selecting a suitable tool steel based on performance requirements or failure modes
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing deep-drawing problems
  • The science behind friction at the tool surface
  • Understanding basic lubricant formulation
  • Tool steel selection
  • Heat treatment and coatings

Who should attend?

This webinar is designed for those designing, building and operating single-station, progressive and transfer drawing dies operating in hydraulic, mechanical and servo-mechanical presses.

  • Die Designers
  • Die Maintenance Personnel
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Plant and Operations Managers
  • Process Engineers
  • Product Designers
  • Program Managers
  • Quality Personnel
  • Tool & Die Makers
  • Tooling Engineers
  • Tooling Supervisors


  • Pete Ulintz, Technical Director, Precision Metalforming Association
  • Jeff Jeffery, CEO, IRMCO
  • Ed Tarney, Principal Metallurgist, ET Metallurgical LLC


September 15, 2020
12:00 p.m. ET  Drawing and Redrawing Cylindrical Cups, Peter Ulintz
1:10 p.m. ET    Drawing and Redrawing Box Shells, Peter Ulintz
2:20 p.m. ET    Drawing Irregular Shapes, Peter Ulintz
3:20 p.m. ET    Q&A
3:30 p.m. ET    End webinar

September 16, 2020
12:00 p.m. ET   Tool Steel Selection, Heat Treatment and Coatings, Ed Tarney
1:40 p.m. ET     Lubricants: Redefined-Problems and Solutions, Jeff Jeffery
2:50 p.m. ET     Draw Simulation Case Studies, Peter Ulintz
3:20 p.m. ET     Q&A
3:30 p.m. ET     End webinar


$199 PMA Member
$299 Nonmember

NOTE: Attendees will receive an email from “Webinar Admin” with the login information. Use the login for both days.

Registrants will receive a link to the presentation recording after the webinar.

To register over the phone, please contact Marianne Sichi at 216-901-8800 ext. 150.