The Metal Stamping Process has been used as the core reference for what is widely regarded as the premier training program in the industry. It is the only book in the field to explain the business side of the industry, including "buy/make" decisions. This unique book explains how to do the same operation several different ways, as well as the pros and cons of each method. It also provides insider tooling tips, focuses on failure avoidance and contains useful illustrations that depict actual parts and case studies.
With this text, readers will have immediate access to: metalworking formulas, design standards, set up techniques, guidelines for designing and tolerancing parts, material choices, EDM, coatings, lubricants, problems and root causes, tooling tips, machine maintenance and mil standards. Also included is ProQuote, a complete and simple‐to‐use Excel program for cost‐estimating.