STAMPED PART WITH INTEGRAL PROGRESSIVE DIE TIMING HOLES (PUBLICATION ARTICLE)
Original Publication Date: 1992-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jan-18
Existing stamping methods generate scrap material. Stampings done on progressive dies (Figure 1) require. timiig holes (l), separate from the actual part, that are used to locate the part in the die. The material used to make the timing holes (2) is eventually scrapped.