Pro-Quote for Estimating the cost of a production ready tool, leadtime, and the associated metal stampings. It is recommended to reference chapter 3 of The Metal Stamping Process to understand all the options using Pro-Quote.
Problems and Root Causes for Draw Forming Applications used in troubleshooting dies and helping define corrective action
Problems and Root Causes for Forming and Bending Applications used in troubleshooting dies and helping define corrective action
Comparison of Press Working Lubricants used to help determine the effectiveness in improving press tooling operations
Shrink Allowance for Carbide Rings in Steel Holders used in determining the proper fit in die assembly.
Sheet Metal Gage Conversion Chart in Inches and American Wire Gage Sizes used in converting gage number to decimal equivalent for various metals.
Weight Formulas for Various Shapes used in determining gross weights per linear foot in pounds of blanks, rounds, tubes, square tube, sheet, strips and rolls. To facilitate purchasing, estimating and quoting.
Steel Sheet Designations used in determining the forming and drawing ability of a metal stamped part
Calculating Bend Allowance for Radial Bends used in determining gross length of material required to make a radial bend
Calculating Bend Allowance for Right Angle Bends used in determining gross length of material required to make a right angle bend
Limitations for Punched Hole Diameters used in determining the feasibility in commercially designed and built stamping dies.
Table of Surface Finishes Produced by Various Machining and Finishing Operations used in determining the suitability and application of various machining methods to determine cost effective finishes.
Width, Length and Camber Tolerance of Commercially Available Cold Rolled Strip used in engineering and estimating metal stamping dies
Draw Die Tables for Metal Reduction Percentages and Corner Radii used in determining the number of draw stations required to the finished part.
Draw Die Radius Chart used in determining the size of the die radius for drawing metal without cracking or wrinkling.
Draw Die Air Hole Diameter Chart used in determining the diameter of the air release hole to facilitate part ejection and removal from punch.
Tool Steel Hardness Recommendations used in determining Rockwell hardness requirements for designated applications
Geometric Symbols, Definitions and Applications used on engineering drawings, specifications and in technical documents
DOD 1000 Mil Std-12 Abbreviations used on engineering drawings, specifications, standards and in technical documents.
Force Calculations used for the design and engineering of metal forming, punching and stripping requirements in stamping dies.
Galvanic Corrosion Guide used to determine how dissimilar metals will react while in contact with each other in an assembly.
Torque Specifications for tightening inch and metric heat treated fasteners commonly used in the tool and die industry on a variety of progressive, compound and transfer dies.
Weight Coversion Factors used in determining gross weights of blanks to facilitate estimating and quoting of metal stamped parts.
Table for Estimating Coil Weights used in determining material handling requirements in metal stamping
Table of Common Types of Extrusion Sizes and Recommended Punch Sizes to acieve certain characteristics and extrusion height.Return to Top