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Precision Metal Stamping and Forming Relationships

Collaboration for Longevity, Dependability, and Growth  

Larson’s longevity is due, in large part, to the valuable relationships we foster with employees, customers, suppliers, and strong partnerships with our equipment suppliers. We seek out collaborations with companies that hold these same standards and are top in their trade. Founded in 1897, Nidec Minster has built a reputation for precision, solid quality, and reliability in their presses, and Larson has built a strong partnership with them over the years.

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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Move Your Precision Metal Stamping Tooling?

Top 3 Questions to Ask and Details to Consider When Moving Tools

Here’s a reality we hope you haven’t experienced: your sizeable investment in tooling has been rendered unproductive by the actions of your metal stamping vendor. Because your metal stamping die depends on a cooperative and competent supplier to produce good parts, there is much to consider in this situation. 

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6 Top Considerations for Choosing a Precision Metal Stamping Supplier

Vetting Your Supplier—an Interview Checklist for the Buyer

When choosing a deep draw stamping and precision metal stamping company, Quality. Delivery. Price. Three basic things every buyer wants to be promised. But what assurance does a buyer have that those commitments will be met, time and time again, over the length of the program?

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Precision Metal Stamping and Deep Draw Design Tips

How to Optimize the Design of Your Parts

Precision Metal Stamping can provide components that feature strength, durability, wear resistance, stability, and good conductive properties. It is also an economical way to produce high volumes of parts with consistent quality. The stamping process yields some elements that can be used to your advantage if incorporated into your design. Understanding how the process works and what to expect is key to optimizing these features.

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Precision Metal Stamping

Metal Stamping Process: The Elements of Designing a Part

Precision metal stamping is an economical process capable of producing large quantities of precision parts out of sheet or strip metals at high production rates, usually from dedicated tooling. The precision stamping industry produces components and assemblies that are involved in our everyday lives, from electronics to transportation. Your cell phone has tiny stamped metal contact pins to send power and signals throughout your phone. The structural element of the car you drove to work this morning was built from precision metal stamped parts and assemblies.

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Material Specification for Metal Stamping

Suitable Strength, Chemical, and Physical Properties

The materials that make up a metal stamped part are as diverse as the stampings themselves. From hot-rolled, low-carbon steel to advanced, high-strength alloys, there are many sheet and strip materials to choose from that respond well to metal stamping and forming. However, price and availability can vary greatly and affect the cost and delivery of production metal stampings. There are factors beyond the pure engineering requirements that should be considered when selecting an alloy and specifying physical characteristics of materials.

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Larson Tool & Stamping offers a broad range of precision metal stampings and assemblies capabilities, including: 

  • Forming
  • Stamping
  • Deep drawing
  • Assembly
  • Brazing
  • Painting

We’d love to help solve your difficult design and production challenges by providing high-quality, cost-effective solutions. Contact us for a quote.

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