A manufacturer of automotive torque converters wanted to increase quality and reduce scrap from the metal stamping press operations with the Production Monitoring of a Metal Stamping Press. The parts were created on hydraulic stamping presses which created a series of indentations in the metal part. In a metal stamping press, hydraulic cylinders force a hardened punch into the metal blank displacing the metal into the corresponding die; in this case creating 136 separate indentations. The hardened punches are subject to wear and breakage.
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