Meet Your Metal
Stamping Training Needs
Meeting your training needs
In-plant training at your facility personally delivered by David Smith is available. Each stamping facility is unique. Therefore, all training is customized to the needs of the client through cooperation with plant leadership personnel.
Training Format and Materials
David Smith usually delivers training on site or at a local conference facility. This training is personally delivered by David Smith. Each attendee is provided with a custom developed plastic bound course manual. These fully paginated manuals are professionally produced in cooperation with plant leadership. The manuals are assembled from copyrighted tutorial papers.
The size of the course manuals vary depending on the type and amount of training provided. A single day course may require fewer than 100 pages. Two or more days of training may require over 300 pages. The goal is to provide each attendee with excellent reference material that will be of lasting value for reference when solving problems.
Some clients wish to provide on the job training or conduct it formally over a period of weeks or months. In these cases, we will work with you to provide the required manuals-all at a cost far lower than developing your own materials. This is a popular option for many clients. You will find the cost surprisingly low for these high quality copyright protected materials.
Pressworking Tutorial Papers
Each of the following modules is prepared from electronically published text including both line art and clear photographs. Footnotes are provided for further reference. Each paper varies in length from eight to over thirty pages in length. Double sided printing and the GBC ® binding system is used to make the product compact yet complete and avoid the problem associated with looks leaf binder pages falling out.
Metal Forming Modules
An Overview Of the Basic Die Operations
Metals Shearing And Cutting-the Process
Basic Shearing and Cutting Operations
Understanding Basic Die Maintenance
Basic Punch and Die Maintenance
Accomplishing Effective Die Maintenance
Using Metallic Springs as Die
Large Die Setup and Maintenance
Troubleshooting Hints for Large
Press Operation and Maintenance
Mechanical Press Types and Nomenclature
BASIC and ADVANCED DIESETTING
An Introduction to Reducing Diesetting
Coil Feeding Equipment Theory and Practice
Basic Equipment for Decoiling
and Straightening Coil Stock
Die Sensing and Force Monitoring
An Overview of in Die Sensing
The History and Future of the Industry
Historical Overview of Press Development