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Electronics India Limited
Manufacturer of Reed Switches, Reed Sensors and Reed-based products
Reed Relays and Electronics India Limited Incorporated in 1971

Stamping

Bruderer Press

Stamping or Pressing is a process by which metals in the shape of wires or sheets are formed using a tool or a die. Wires of Nickel-Iron alloy in different diameters are pressed using Tungsten Carbide Tools to form Reed Blades of different sizes, that cover a wide range of switching voltages and switching currents.


Synonyms
Pressing

Stamping (also known as pressing) is the process of placing flat sheet metal in either blank or coil form into a stamping press where a tool and die surface forms the metal into a net shape. Stamping includes a variety of sheet-metal forming manufacturing processes, such as punching using a machine press or stamping press, blanking, embossing, bending, flanging, and coining. This could be a single stage operation where every stroke of the press produces the desired form on the sheet metal part, or could occur through a series of stages. The process is usually carried out on sheet metal, but can also be used on other materials, such as polystyrene. Progressive dies are commonly fed from a coil of steel, coil reel for unwinding of coil to a straightener to level the coil and then into a feeder which advances the material into the press and die at a predetermined feed length. Depending on part complexity, the number of stations in the die can be determined.

Animation of a power press with a fixed barrier guard

Stamping is usually done on cold metal sheet. See Forging for hot metal forming operations.

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