What are Other Processes?

Other Processes employed in sheetmetal forming and fabricating facilities include fineblanking, usually the production of smaller, high-precision parts such as gears; slide forming, which produces a variety of springs and other parts from wire stock; spinning, used to shape symmetrical drawn parts such as cones; roll forming, primarily used to produce long sections such as rails; and more.

What is Slide Forming?

Slide forming is a high-volume stamping process in which a machine with multiple slides (simple tools) sequentially perform various operations.