MWSC Basic Making-Die Theory

Course Description: 

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

2017 /2018 Session Details:
39 Hours
This class will run on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 pm

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

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Date: 1/03 - 2/14/2018
Sessions: 13
Times: 6 - 9 pm M&W
Location: MA, 160 Roosevelt Ave, Suite 400, York PA
Cost (member): 355
Cost (non-member): 533

"We look forward to strengthening 
our existing relationship" 
Local economic development official
The Manufacturers' Association
160 Roosevelt Avenue
York, PA 17401
(717) 843-3891