Deep draw stamping is used in industries across the board, and has many benefits. Not only can it create seamless parts with high accuracy. It is economical and has a fast processing speed.

Deep draw stamping guidelines are relatively straightforward, including design, material and performance stages.

What is Deep Draw Stamping?

Metal stamping, also called metal pressing, is a cold-forming process. It fabricates a wide variety of parts and products from coil strip metal for many different industries. Since it is a cold-forming process, it is usually carried out at room temperature with room temperature materials.

The completed parts range in shape and size, with simple components 0.08 to 2.0-inches in diameter. Larger components may be produced in a length of 3.0 inches.

Deep drawing is sometimes called deep drawn or deep draw stamping. It is a type of metal stamping that produces seamless round cases (enclosures) that are as tall or taller than they are wide.

Some well known deep drawn products include housings or cans. Deep drawn parts are frequently used in the electronic technology and electrical industries. The following is our overview of deep draw stamping design guidelines.

Deep Draw Stamping Design Guidelines

Deep draw stamping is performed using a process called radial tension-tangential pressure. This process forms the metal into the desired size and shape for the part being fabricated.

Various specialized punches and dies form the metal into the desired design. The end result is a hollow-shaped or cylindrical part with sides that are tapered, straight or a combination of the two.

Deep draw stamping guidelines include the following steps:

Designing the desired part

In order to perform a deep draw stamping, you need to begin with a design. Once you have determined what the part needs to look like, including the shape and size, the fabricator  can determine what punches and dies are needed for the job.

Choosing the metal to use

Once you have a desired design for the component, you can choose the best metal to use to make the part. You want to consider what metal best suits the specific part and manufacturing specifications.

The most commonly used metals in deep draw stamping procedures are:

  • stainless steel
  • brass
  • copper
  • aluminum
  • low carbon steel

Performing the stamping operation

Once both the part design and material are put in place, the fabricator can move onto the stamping phase. Using the press and chosen tooling (dies and punches) that were chosen during the design phase, the part is gradually formed from the metal blank.

Each tool (die or bunch) has its own station that performs what is called a draw or reduction. The metal is moved through each station, and as the tool performs its duty, the part is slowly formed. Most single parts utilize five or more stations to reach its desired size and shape.

Deep Draw Metal Stamping Services

At Fox Valley Stamping, we can meet your deep draw stamping needs. Our certified experts have experience and know-how of all different types of precision stamping processes, and would be happy to answer any questions you have.

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