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The Quick Guide to Four Slide Stamping

Jan 14, 2016 8:00:00 AMLeave a Comment
Ideal for handling large production volume, four slide stamping is ideal for the types of complex applications found in many industries.

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Design for Manufacturability

Jan 12, 2016 8:00:00 AMLeave a Comment
At Plymouth Spring we encourage conversations with customer engineers early in the design process. Even though we do not design the finished part itself, we are able to offer value-added part design considerations that greatly enhance price, performance and delivery.

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Custom Stamping Copper Applications

Jan 6, 2016 1:00:00 PMLeave a Comment
Copper is used in a variety of applications from musical instruments to electrical components to wire forms to springs to bullets and on and on - and it is an ideal material for metalworking, forming, and machining.

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Benefits of Fourslide vs. Power Press in Manufacturing

Dec 21, 2015 8:00:00 AMLeave a Comment
Fourslide stamping machines have been around for nearly 80 years; however, this technology is still not as well-known as other processes. A number of shops offer fourslide services, but many plants and designers do not realize how this process can benefit them. Four slide stamping can produce high ...

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Oil Tempered Wire Forms

Dec 17, 2015 8:00:00 AMLeave a Comment
 Tempering wire is a process of heat treating the wire to increase the toughness of the metal by decreasing the hardness.

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CNC Wire Forming

Dec 15, 2015 8:00:00 AMLeave a Comment
Precision wire forming is often accomplished with a variety of wire forming methods.

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The Advantages of Music Wire Springs

Dec 9, 2015 8:00:00 AMLeave a Comment
Originally designed for use in piano strings, music wire has found its way into a number of industries because of its high tensile strength. Manufactured from tempered high-carbon steel called spring steel, music wire is a popular material choice for springs.

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Advantages of Fourslide Metal Forming

Jul 28, 2015 8:34:00 PMLeave a Comment
Metal stamping with a power press is a powerful production method. It’s been a primary production method for many years and is likely to remain so. But for more complex parts, there may be a better option.

Your Fourslide Supplier: Offshore vs. Local

Jun 18, 2015 1:08:00 PMLeave a Comment
The fourslide process offers a number of advantages over the traditional power press. As a cost-effective means of production, the fourslide process allows complicated forms to be produced at reduced costs and allows for both fast product delivery and a wide range of form modification without ...

5 Things to Look for in a Supplier

May 18, 2015 3:18:00 PMLeave a Comment
Choosing a manufacturer is one of the most critical decisions your company has to make. Suppliers must be dependable and highly skilled, as they ultimately hold the fate of your products—and even your company—in their hands.
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