Die Setting Procedures

This class describes how to change a die and explains proper setup procedures for die setting.


Course Objectives:

  • Define die setting
  • List the information on the press specification plate
  • Describe the proper use of the safety block during die setting
  • Explain preparations for removing the die assembly
  • Describe how to loosen the die assembly
  • Explain preparations for installing a new die
  • Describe how to install pressure pins
  • Describe how to select die installation bolts
  • Describe how to select the proper clamps
  • Describe how to install the new die
  • Describe how to center the new die
  • Explain common methods for shut height adjustment
  • Describe how to adjust shut height when the die set does not have a shank
  • Describe how to adjust shut height when the die set has a shank
  • Describe how to install the clamping devices for the die assembly
  • Describe how to complete a clamping device installation
  • Explain the purpose of the knockout bar
  • Describe how to set counterbalance air pressure
  • Describe how to test the new die.


Recommended Background

  • Recommended for tool and die makers and designers, die engineers, sheet metal product designers, sheet metal product release engineers, operators, managers, purchasing, stamping manufacturers, plant managers, and anyone who is a practitioner of formability measurements for formability improvement.
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Course ID

TU251

Skill Focus

Smart Business

Instructor(s)

ToolingU

Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations team, 1st level supervisor

Method of Delivery

Digital

Estimated Effort

2.5 hrs

Cost

Negotiable


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