Stamping

Stamping - oil panWatson Engineering, Inc. has extensive experience in a wide range of custom metal stamping solutions. Watson operators take great pride and care when stamping and will fabricate custom tools and dies that can handle everything from prototypes to low-volume production tooling runs. Watson’s heavy duty metal presses can handle 20 to 600 tons.

For outstanding metal stamping services that exceed expectations, fill out a request for quote today. Stamping technology has many benefits in the manufacturing industry, especially the automotive industry, where lead time to market, cost, and lean manufacturing are critical.


Metal Stamping to suit your exact specifications for precision parts.

Stamping - exhaust stackStamping Capabilities

  • 20 tons to 600 tons with bed sizes up to 60″ x 96.”
  • Low-cost tube forming technology to simulate hydroforming at a fraction of the cost
  • Low-cost rapid prototype Kirksite tooling
  • Mechanical and Hydraulic presses
  • 3-piece deep draw stampings
  • Clamshell assemblies
  • In-house tool design and manufacturing
  • Prototype and low volume production tooling

 

Press Forming Equipment

(2)     150 ton Enerpac hydraulic press

(1)     300 ton Model AP300 Four Column Press

(1)     500 ton Model AP500 Four Column Press

(2)     600 ton Pacific hydraulic press

 


Prototype and Low to Medium Volume Production

stamped part - tubular reinforcementsMetal stamping applied to a variety of materials based on their unique metalworking qualities for some applications across a wide range of industries.

 

Metal Stamping may require the forming and processing of base standard metals to rare alloys for their application specific advantages. Some manufacturers need the electrical or thermal conductivity of beryllium copper in areas such as aerospace, electrical, and the defense industry or the high strength application of steel and its many alloys for the automotive industry.

stamp laser part

Catalyst end cap

 

 

Industries Metal Stamping:

  • Aerospace
  • Medical
  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Commercial
  • Electronics
  • Marine
  • Agriculture
  • Military

 

For many applications, the use of Kirksite allows Watson shorter tooling lead times versus conventional steel tooling at a low cost. 5-axis laser cutting capabilities complements quick turn Kirksite tooling for rapid prototyping.

Stamping parts
Specialty Products:

  • Decorative covers
  • Exhaust components
  • Bracketry
  • Reinforcements / Support
  • Heat Shields
  • Panels

 


Stamping Types:

  • stamping - reinforcementprogressive
  • precision
  • deep draw
  • prototype
  • aluminum
  • piercing
  • short run to medium volume
  • metal forming
  • punch press