Progressive Die Stamping

Progressive die stamping is a metal forming process that is widely use to produce parts for various industries, such as automotive, electronics and equipment.

There are many different work stations in Progressive Die Stamping, each of which performs one or more different functions on each part.

The part is take from the station to the station by the stock strip and is cut from the strip in the last operation.

Progressive die

In progressive die stamping, a steel strip is made in many parts of the operation.

The progressive die or decision to produce a part in the transfer die is depends on size, complexity and quantity of production.

It is use to produce large number of parts and keep cost as low as possible.

The most demanding in precision and durability should be met.

Pilates plays an important role in progressive die stamps,

they fix the bar in a suitable position and keep control over it.

In addition, they are essential for accurate sheet positioning during the tool closing and drawing operations in the transfer die.

Other factors to consider are time and interaction with carriers, pads and upper and lower tools.


Advantages of Progressive Die Stamping are the decrease in significant cost for productivity increase and high volume production.


An excellent example of a progressive dying product is a BEVERAGE CAN lid.

The pull tab is made in a progressive stamping process and the lid and assembly are made in the second. 

The pull tab simultaneously feeds on a right angle in the lid and assembly process.

opening beverage can

Apart from this, there are plates in different car brake calipers which are bent in size, possibly cut using these methods.


A beverage can (or beverage) is a metal container design to catch a certain portion of the liquid such as carbonate soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, fruit juice, tea, herbal tea, energy drinks, etc.

beverage can

Drinking containers aluminum (75)% of production worldwide) or tin-plate steel (25% worldwide production).

Worldwide production for all beverage cans is around 370 billion cans per year worldwide.

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