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Sheet Metal Stamping Dies: Die Design and Die Making Practices, 1st Edition

  • Vukota Boljanovic
  • ISBN-10: 0831134631
  • ISBN-13: 9780831134631
  • 0 Pages | Hardcover
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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About the Product

Finally, in a single volume, a reference that presents engineering-level information on press-working sheet metal, die design, and die manufacturing! Concentrating on simple, practical methods, this book will be an invaluable resource for anyone looking for detailed information about die design and the manufacture of stamping dies, particularly practicing die designers, press engineers, tool and die maintenance technicians, students of die design, and advanced apprentice die makers.


  • Emphasizes the basic theory of sheet metal plastic deformation as an aid in understanding the manufacturing processes and operations that are necessary for successful die design.

  • Features the essential mathematical formulas and calculations needed for various die operations and performance of die design.

  • Illustrations feature complete assembly drawings for each type of die

  • Provides a complete picture of the knowledge and skills needed for the effective design of dies for sheet metal cutting, forming and deep drawing operations, highlighted with illustrative examples.

  • Provides properties and typical applications of selected tool and die materials for various die components.

  • Offers a complete picture of integral CAD/CAM systems for die making, EDM machining, and wire EDM practice

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Cutting Dies
Chapter 2: Forming Dies
Chapter 3: Deep Drawing Dies
Chapter 4: Miscellaneous Types of Dies
Chapter 5: Basic Die Components
Chapter 6: Die Design Techniques
Chapter 7: Materials Used in Die-Making
Chapter 8: Heat Treatment of Metals