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Die Design Handbook
by David A. Smith (Editor)

List Price: $126.00
Hardcover 3rd edition (August 1, 1990)
Society of Manufacturing Engineers; ISBN: 0872633756


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Die Design Handbook, Third Edition Features a wealth of design and troubleshooting information 928 Pages 830 illustrations 79 tables 131 equations You'll find instant on-the-job answers, hundreds of proven die design examples, and practical advice for every class of sheetmetal pressworking. This third edition offers you the latest developments in product design, process analysis, designing for automation, large and irregular shapes, metal movements, die protection systems, and much much more, Examples of die maintenance planning systems Root causes of stamping process variability Correct installation and applications of tonnage meters Revised die welding, heat treating, and surface treatment information Plus, these major additions... NEW information on the control of snap-through energy NEW section on product development for deep drawing NEW section on fineblanking NEW section on progressive die design 1. Pressworking Terminology a comprehensive glossary of pressworking terminology 2. Stampings Design design for efficient stock utilization, design to increase strength of stampings, tolerances, blanking and piercing holes, design considerations for curved parts 3. Die Engineering-Planning and Design process planning, cost comparisons, die dimensions 4. Shear Action in Metal Cutting clearances and allowances, punching and blanking pressures 5. Cutting Dies piercing and perforating dies, trim dies, shaving dies, fineblanking 6. Bending of Metals springback compensation, flanging, hemming, pressures 7. Bending Dies press-brake dies, urethane tooling for pressbrake dies 8. Metal Movement in Forming flanging of holes, forming of beads, forging and extrusion dies 9. Forming Dies curling dies, beading dies, forming cylindrical parts, forming rings, clips and similar parts 10. Displacement of Metal in Drawing metal flow, measures in drawing, ironing, blank development for noncylindrical shells 11. Product Development for Deep Drawing measuring deformation with circle grid analysis, grid systems, determining forming severity, distribution of stretch 12. Draw Dies analysis of shapes, dies for box-shaped draws, drawing thin or foil stock 13. Dies for Large and Irregular Shapes construction practices, solving shock and impact problems 14. Rubber-Pad and Hydraulic-Action Dies Guerin process, drawing shallow parts, deep drawing 15. Compression Dies coining, embossing, extruding 16. Progressive Die Design strip development, computer-aided design and machining, pilots, stops, wire-cut EDM sections 17. Progressive Dies design considerations, dies to produce various parts 18. Compound and Combination Dies blank-and-pierce dies, trim and pierce dies, blank-and-draw dies 19. Designing Presstools for Fineblanking engineering the presstool, fineblanking presstool examples 20. Tools for Multiple-Side Forming Machines conventional multi-slide examples, rotary slide machines, rotary multi-slide examples 21. Low-Cost and Miscellaneous Dies forming examples, assembling dies, fold-over and crimping dies, laser cutting applications 22. Die Sets and Components stock guides or gages, strippers, knockouts, air, nitrogen and metal springs 23. Designing Dies for Automation feeding, equipment, automatic mechanical feeds, transfer feeds, hopper feeds 24. Die Maintenance - Setting and Tryout team methods, steps to set a progressive die' die damage avoidance, adjusting dies to a common shut height 25. Lubricants for Pressworking Operations selection guidelines, cleaning and finishing requirements, recycling and disposal troubleshooting 26. Die Protection Systems mechanical limit switches, electronic sensors sensor application examples 27. Press Data slide actuation, frames, clutches, and brakes measuring loads 28. Ferrous Die Materials characteristics, heat treatment, repairing dies by welding, cast-irons 29. Nonferrous and Nonmetallic Die Materials cemented carbides, machineable carbides




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