Handbook of Die Design Hardback
by Ivana Suchy
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This classic handbook provides the major formulas, calculations, cost estimating techniques, and safety procedures needed for specific die operations and performance evaluationsBETTER PERFORMANCE IN EVERY PHASE OF DIE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURINGThe classic reference on metal-stamping die design and operations just got better.
Twenty-year-plus engineering veteran Ivana Suchy's Second Edition of the Handbook of Die Design now adds to its comprehensive coverage new ways to improve processes and reduce costs, from design through manufacturing.
Whatever you blank, pierce, punch, bend, form, draw, or otherwise fabricate, this reference gives you the hands-on guidance and use-it-now data you need to do it better, faster, safer.
It's loaded with at-a-glance charts, step-by-step guidelines, rules of thumb, and up-to-the-minute techniques for ensuring precision design for every type of sheet metal pressworking.
It's the essential on-the-job tool for engineers, designers, and technicians in die design and the pressworking range of operations looking for better evaluations and greater job satisfaction. NEW WAYS TO IMPROVE PROCESSES AND CUT COSTSUseful new hardware and specialized hardwareCustom-made automated systemsNew types of pressroom equipmentIllustrations and specifications for rotary bending techniquesNew coating processes to increase tool durability and prevent gallingAdditional strip samples and actual die design/manufacturing problemsMore detail on strain hardening of material and its effect on drawing, forming, and bending operations, and the tooling involvedIllustrated explanations of the use of nitrogen cylinders and air springs in die manufactureU.S. symbols added to metric for all dimensions and math applications, including tolerance rangesDIE DESIGN, INSIDE OUT:Basic Die Design and Die-Work Influencing Factors * The Theory of Sheet-Metal Behavior * Metal Stamping Dies and Their Function * Metal Stamping Dies: Their Construction and Assembly * Metalworking Machinery * Blanking and Piercing Operations * Blank Calculation or Flat Layout * Bending and Forming Operations * Drawn Parts * Practical Die Design * Die Process Quality and Automation, and Die Maintenance * Springs: Their Design and Calculations * Spring Washers * Materials and Surface Finish * Die Cost Estimating
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