Die Makers Handbook

Author: Jerry Arnold

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831131326

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 212

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The only book of its kind expressly intended to help avoid the pitfalls associated with stamping designs, die designs, and stamping die function.

Die Design Handbook

Author: David Alkire Smith

Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers

ISBN: 0872633756

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 928

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Whether you're involved in a highly specialized operation, or need comprehensive information on many types of die designs, this book is your best bet book on how to design dies. Hundreds of illustrations on proven designs are included, as well as hundreds of tables and equations to help you make quick calculations for allowances, pressures, forces and more.

Handbook of Die Design

Author: Ivana Suchy

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071483039

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 729

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This classic handbook provides the major formulas, calculations, cost estimating techniques, and safety procedures needed for specific die operations and performance evaluations. Dies are the most commonly used manufacturing methodology for the production of complex, high-precision parts Filled with charts, step-by-step guidelines, design details, formulas and calculations, and diagrams Updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, including new hardware components, custom-made automated systems, rotary bending techniques, new tool coating processes, and more

Die Maintenance Handbook

Author: David Alkire Smith

Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers

ISBN: 0872635287

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 410

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From the author of the classic reference, Die Design Handbook, Die Maintenance Handbook crystallizes lessons that have been learned through years of scrupulous problem solving in countless shops around the globe. It goes beyond typical solutions to common tool and die problems. It gives effective maintenance strategies, so trouble can be avoided early in the game. Learn how costly die repairs can be avoided when required tasks are applied at scheduled times during the die maintenance process. This book guides the reader through the basics of the die operation, and then prescribes the correct maintenance procedures for each critical task, including those never before put to print.

Tool and Die Making Troubleshooter

Author: Richard M. Leed

Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers

ISBN: 0872636437

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 264

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"The book contains hands-on information, valuable tooling tips, and procedural recommendations regarding the selection, processing, and use of materials. This comprehensive reference is for anyone working with the selection, application, and use of cast irons, cast steels, wrought tooling sheets, and aluminum and stainless steels. The subjects of basic metallurgy, heat treating, machining, grinding, electrical discharge machining, welding, quality, wear enhancements, surface coatings, and treatments for tools and dies have been carefully organized and presented for quick reference."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Quick Die Change

Author: David Alkire Smith

Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers

ISBN: 0872637158

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 425

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Quick die change is a complex process that is vital to the modern press shop and essential for maintaining product uniformity, quality and profitability. This book, written by industry press and die expert, David Smith, is filled with engineering know-how, sound management principles, and the history and theory behind quick die change. The book is an excellent reference tool for advanced die setters, engineering managers, production managers, manufacturing engineers, and anyone interested in improving die setting and changing operations.

Sheet Metal Forming Processes and Die Design

Author: Vukota Boljanovic

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831131821

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 219

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By an engineer with decades of practical manufacturing experience, this book is a complete modern guide to sheet metal forming processes and die design – still the most commonly used methodology for the mass-production manufacture of aircraft, automobiles, and complex high-precision parts. It illustrates several different approaches to this intricate field by taking the reader through the “hows” and “whys” of product analysis, as well as the techniques for blanking, punching, bending, deep drawing, stretching, material economy, strip design, movement of metal during stamping, and tooling. While concentrating on simple, applicable engineering methods rather than complex numerical techniques, this practical reference makes it easier for readers to understand the subject by using numerous illustrations, tables, and charts. Emphasizes the influence of materials as an aid to understanding manufacturing processes and operations. Features the essential mathematical formulas and calculations needed for various die operations and performance evaluation. Shows the comparative advantages and liabilities for each manufacturing process and operation. Offers a complete picture of the knowledge and skills needed for the effective design of dies for sheet-metal forming processes highlighted with illustrative examples. Provides properties and typical applications of selected tool and die materials for various die parts.

Progressive Dies

Principles and Practices of Design and Construction

Author: Donald A. Peterson

Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers

ISBN: 0872634485

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

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Hundreds of examples and guidelines detail how to improve your current die designs, or utilize new progressive designs that maximize efficiency while minimizing cost. Examples of the topics covered in the book's nineteen chapters include: punches and dies, stock guides and pilots, strippers, press selection, binding, blank development, design of strips and stampings, carbide dies, die material selection, design practices, EDM, mathematics and angle calculations, lubrication, sensors and die protection, and more.

The Poisoner's Handbook

Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

Author: Deborah Blum

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101524898

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads more like Raymond Chandler than Madame Curie" (The New York Observer) A fascinating Jazz Age tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder, The Poisoner's Handbook is a page-turning account of a forgotten era. In early twentieth-century New York, poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime. Science had no place in the Tammany Hall-controlled coroner's office, and corruption ran rampant. However, with the appointment of chief medical examiner Charles Norris in 1918, the poison game changed forever. Together with toxicologist Alexander Gettler, the duo set the justice system on fire with their trailblazing scientific detective work, triumphing over seemingly unbeatable odds to become the pioneers of forensic chemistry and the gatekeepers of justice. In 2014, PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE released a film based on The Poisoner's Handbook.

Sheet Metal Stamping Dies

Die Design and Die-Making Practice

Author: Vukota Boljanovic

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780831134631

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 207

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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. Features 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

The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook

Author: Thurston James

Publisher: Betterway Books

ISBN: 9781558701281

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 238

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The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook &break;&break;This is the first book to contain, in one comprehensive volume, every molding and casting procedure of use to the theater props builder (no matter what his or her level or proficiency). The author demonstrates the techniques involved in using more than thirty different materials ranging from papier-mache to breakaway glass. &break;&break;While the use of some materials–plaster and polyester resins, for example–is covered to some extent in other publications, information on the selection and use of rubber materials (latex, neoprene, silicone, and the urethanes) and the procedure for making breakaway windows and bottles is available only in The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook. &break;&break;Written in an easy, conversational style, the book will be useful to anyone involved with theater properties, puppetry, and costuming (as professionals or amateurs). It will also serve admirably the needs of students taking classes in those subjects. &break;&break;Completing the book is a special section on designing and building a vacuum forming machine suitable for use in constructing theater props. More than 450 photographs illustrate the step-by-step procedures explained throughout the entire text.

Basic Diemaking

Author: McGraw-Hill,Eugene Ostergaard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781614275046

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 220

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2013 Reprint of 1963 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This book provides apprentice and journeyman die-makers with a thorough knowledge of the basic details and techniques of die theory and practice. It describes essential facts of cutting and forming operations; there are then related to the manner in which the dies must function in order to achieve the desired results. Carefully selected diagrams throughout the book greatly enhance the instruction value of the text. The text treats primary die components such as punches, punch plates, die blocks and strippers; both as individual subjects as well as their function in the overall die process. This gives the apprentice a proper perspective of the exact value of each part in the entire die process. Illustrated.

Arduino Project Handbook

25 Practical Projects to Get You Started

Author: Mark Geddes

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593277776

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 272

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Arduino Project Handbook is a beginner-friendly collection of electronics projects using the low-cost Arduino board. With just a handful of components, an Arduino, and a computer, you’ll learn to build and program everything from light shows to arcade games to an ultrasonic security system. First you’ll get set up with an introduction to the Arduino and valuable advice on tools and components. Then you can work through the book in order or just jump to projects that catch your eye. Each project includes simple instructions, colorful photos and circuit diagrams, and all necessary code. Arduino Project Handbook is a fast and fun way to get started with micro­controllers that’s perfect for beginners, hobbyists, parents, and educators. Uses the Arduino Uno board.

Die Tooling Preventive Maintenance for the Sheet Metal Stamping Industry

A Comprehensive, Step-by-step Guide to Control Your Sheet Metal Stamping Process

Author: Thomas J. Ulrich,Steven E. Ulrich

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781462083268

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 202

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Companies continue to struggle to maintain, manage and control sheet metal stamping operations in a manufacturing environment, but proven strategies and procedures can turn things around. Author Thomas Ulrich, who has been in the die construction business since 1964, played a leadership role in developing a successful and comprehensive preventive maintenance process for large body-panel stamping dies at Chrysler Corp. In this step-by-step guidebook, he delivers a technical, methods-centric examination of the challenges of maintaining, managing, and controlling sheet metal stamping operations. You'll learn how outsourcing, downsizing, and slashing costs can hurt firms; how to take internal steps to improve existing manufacturing processes to improve performance, sustainability, and the bottom line; and how to apply specific methods to bring sheet metal operations under control, thus allowing profit centers to flourish. This is a practical and functional guide that any company can use to successfully improve its sheet metal tool and die operations. Written in easy to understand and precise prose, it serves as an indispensable resource for managers, comptrollers, production managers, PM coordinators, engineers, and anyone working on the front lines of a sheet metal stamping operations.

The Guerilla Film Makers Handbook

Author: Chris Jones,Genevieve Jolliffe

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826479884

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 768

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This third edition of the UK's best-selling filmmaker's bible, builds upon the most successful features of the previous books. Including illustrations, diagrams, and box-outs, this book comes with a DVD, packed with further interviews with filmmakers, as well as theatrical trailers.

The Big Book of Maker Skills

Tools & Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects

Author: Chris Hackett,Editors of Popular Science Magazine

Publisher: Weldon Owen

ISBN: 1681881616

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 208

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Makers, get ready: This is your ultimate, must-have, tip-packed guide for taking your DIY projects to the next level—from basic wood- and metalworking skills to 3D printing and laser-cutting wizardry, plus the entrepreneurial and crowd-sourcing tactics needed to transform your back-of-the-envelope idea into a gleaming finished product. In The Big Book of Maker Skills: 334 Tools and Techniques for Building Great Tech Projects, readers learn classic, tried-and-true techniques from the shop class of yore—how to use a metal lathe, or pick the perfect drill bit or saw—and get introduced to a whole new world of modern manufacturing technologies, like using CAD software, printing circuits, and more. Step-by-step illustrations, helpful diagrams, and exceptional photography make this book an easy-to-follow and easy-on-the-eyes guide to getting your project done. With an emphasis on making DIY projects that can change the world, The Big Book of Maker Skills includes sections and tutorials on: Setting Up a Hackerspace Picking the Right Tools Welding Smarts Circuitry Basics Programming & Arduinos Working with Wood 3-D Printing Laser-cutting CNC Routing Testing & Prototyping Drones and Space Exploration Tools Robotics Biotechnology Sourcing and Crowdsourcing

The New Cider Maker's Handbook

A Comprehensive Guide for Craft Producers

Author: Claude Jolicoeur

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 1603584730

Category: COOKING

Page: 337

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"All around the world, the public's taste for fermented cider has been growing more rapidly than at any time in the past 150 years. At its best, cider is a pure, healthy beverage that reflects both the skill of the cider maker and the quality of the fruit that's used to make it. And with the growing interest in locally grown and artisan foods, many new cideries are springing up all over North America--often started up by passionate amateurs who want to take their craft cider to the next level as small-scale craft producers. To make the very best cider--whether for yourself, your family and friends, or for market--you first need a deep understanding of the processes involved, and the art and science behind them. Fortunately, The New Cider Maker's Handbook is here to help. Author Claude Jolicoeur is a well-known and award-winning amateur cider maker with an inquiring, scientific mind. His book combines the best of traditional knowledge and techniques with the best modern practices to provide today's enthusiasts all they need to produce high-quality ciders. From deep, comprehensive information on all aspects of fermentation to advice on the best apples to grow or source for cider to instructions on how to build your own grater mill or cider press, the author's experience and enthusiasm shine through. Novices will appreciate the overview of the cider-making process that's presented in Part I. But as they develop their skills and confidence, the more in-depth and technical parts of the book will serve as aninvaluable reference that will be consulted again and again"--