What is Metal Stamping?
Stamping is a term used to describe the process of shaping metal using dies and stamping machines. The metal is shaped using a tool and die surface in a sheet metal stamping machine. To produce a finished product or part, stamping services place the material between two dies and use pressure to form and cut the material. Metal Stamping Processes Punching; A punch press forces the punch tool through the metal. This process causes the metal sheet to be punctured and the scrap slug positioned under the metal sheet. Blanking; In this step, a metal blank (or form) is cut [...]
What Is a Belleville Washer?
A Belleville washer is a conical-shaped disc spring with a hole at its center, in which you place a fastener. The conical shape-like feature gives it the unique characteristic and functionality of a spring. This cupped feature enables the washer to handle heavy loads by distributing tension when it contracts. The washer, also known as a cupped disc, is used in many companies due to its unique characteristic. How to Use a Belleville Washer? There are different ways of utilizing a Belleville washer; you can use a single one or stack several in different patterns to achieve varied benefits. The [...]