Thursday, 01 June 2017 08:58

Die Angles

Esteemed industry experts Don Young and Tom Maxwell discuss the importance of having proper die angles in steep taper drafting. This video (5:35) offers some tips for finding the right contact points to prolong die life and maintain product quality.

Monday, 06 March 2017 09:55

Measuring Dies

This video (6:33) explains how to perform some quick measurements to help determine if a die is within tolerance. Die Quip Corporation President Tom Maxwell outlines measurement of diameter, approach angle, and bearing length, as well as visual surface inspection.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 09:00

Central Bursting

This 10-minute video identifies the causes and corrections of central bursting defects, or cuppy wire. Presented by esteemed wire breaks expert Dr. Horace Pops, it includes detailed illustrations and an explanation of the stages of this type of break.