Stamping Fundamentals for Press Shop Operators

1-Day Course

Learn the fundamentals for understanding the components and function of the press and die. You will learn the how a press and die work and how to interpret the stamping produced. This course will provide skills to evaluate panels for stamping defects and suggest potential countermeasures. 


WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

All types of Press Shop Operators.


COURSE OUTLINE:

1.0 Press Fundamentals



1.1 Press Terminology

· Explanation of press components, press-related die components and press-related manufacturing components

1.2 Types of Presses

· Explanation of how mechanical and hydraulic presses work

1.3 Types of Press Automation

· Explanation of overhead feeds, tri-axis and crossbar transfer systems


2.0 Die Fundamentals



2.1 Die Terminology and Components

· Explanation of common types terminology to describe die components

2.2 Types of Stamping Dies

· Explanation of the main die types and how the operations are performed with reference to timing

2.3 Die Sensors

· Explanation of the different types of die sensors and the typical sensor problems


3.0 Stamping Panels



3.1 Defects on Stamping

· Detailed review of the types of defects that are typically found on outer panels, inner panels and underbody components


Group Exercise: To Identify Markings on a Part