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MWSC- Basic Die Making-Die Theory

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This course is designed to teach the principles of blanking and/or piercing dies; bending; screwing and dowel holes; die life; punches; pilots; die-block construction; strippers and stock guides; shredders and knockouts; nest gages; pushers; die stops; stock materials utilization and strip layout principles. 

Course Objectives:
Students will learn basic techniques and theories of building and stamping dies along with the essential facts of cutting and forming operations. 

Course Outline:

  • Types of dies
  • Die Construction
  • Cutting Clearance
  • Metal forming
  • Die maintenance

Book requirements:

Name: Basic Die Making 
Author: D. Eugene Ostergaard
ISBN: 0-07-046090-6

Date: 8/19 -10/14/2019
Times: 6-9 pm, M & W
Location: MA Offices 320 Busser Rd, 2nd floor
Cost (member): 408+book
Cost (non-member): 612+book


  • All self pays must be paid in advance of attendance.


August 19
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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