Definition of Stamping

Stamping includes a variety of sheet-metal forming manufacturing processes, such as punching performed by a machine press or stamping press to form sheet metal strips into a desired shape. Stamping can be a single stage operation where every stroke of the press produces the desired form on the sheet metal part or can occur through a series of stages.

Common metal stamping operations:
  • Piercing
  • Fine Blanking
  • Bending
  • Forming
  • Coining
  • Progressive Stamping
  • Deep Drawing
  • Embossing
  • Extrusion
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