Stamping is one of the most universal terms in the metalworking industry. It encompasses applications such as punching, blanking, embossing, perforating, coining, trimming and even general forming. This array of applications requires incredibly diverse machinery, from large mechanical or hydraulic presses to small table top or benchtop presses.
Beckwood is a leading U.S. manufacturer of built to order hydraulic stamping presses and automation equipment designed to serve the stamping world. In certain applications hydraulic stamping presses provide significant benefits over their mechanical counterparts, including the ability to apply full tonnage throughout the stroke and precisely control the ram’s pressure and position. Precision and programmability are vital to create the most efficient stamping operation and protect your investment in tools and machinery from unnecessary wear.
One of the biggest challenges with any stamping, punching or blanking application is the breakthrough or snap through shock associated with high-strength materials. Beckwood recommends using our proprietary Active Leveling Control or hydraulic shock dampers to virtually eliminate the ill effects associated with breakthrough shock, extend component life, improve uptime, and help you manufacture higher quality parts with less scrap.