Metal Stamping used for automotive aftermarket sheet metal parts

What is metal stamping


Metal stamping is a manufacturing process used to form flat metal sheets into specific shapes. 

It is a complex process that includes a number of metal forming techniques — blanking, punching, bending and piercing, and so on.

Metal stamping is a fast and cost-effective solution for mass production manufacturing requirements. Manufacturers who need metal parts stamped for a project generally look for three important qualities:

High Quality and Durability

Low Cost

Fast Turnaround

Types of Metal Stamping

There are three major types of metal stamping techniques:

Progressive Stamping  
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Transfer Stamping

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Single station Stamping 
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Metal Stamping Usage:

For mass production, most OEM business, progressive stamping is the best choice. Transfer stamping is secondary. Save labor cost is most important.

For Automotive aftermarket metal parts manufacturing, that usually low volume, single station stamping will be the best option. Saving tooling cost as much as possible is highly demanded.